Gift of Sight for differently abled children

by Heart and Hand for Handicapped
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Gift of Sight for differently abled children
Jan 25, 2021

Free Eye Surgery for Children at Mahavir Netralaya New Pediatric OT

On Oct 17th 2021, a new Pediatric Operational theatre was opened in Mahvir Netralaya. This unit was opened with the generous support of GG supporters like you. All local newspapers covered the event which was a tremendous success as any child below the age of 16 will now get free eye suregery at the new theatre.The total cost to build the new Pedriatric Surgery unit was approx $18,000.  It is because of generous donors of HHH especially effort from Dr.Chitra and Dr.Radha Giridharan that this effort was made possible

Using the funds collected so far catract and corrective surgeries like ptosis and squint will be treated freee of charge for children. The unit also treats refractive errors and provides free specs for children. This institute is run by the Medical Director Dr.S.C.Mishra ably supported by Dr.Pradeep Jain , Dr.S.N.Sinha no name some of the few doctors in the institute.

In addition the Director S.C. Mishra has promised free food for children for all children who come to the institute for surgery or any other eye related issues.

Here are some statistics regarding the number of children treated for eye suregery in the new unit

1. Total no of children treated  - 568

2. Total number of reconstructive surgery done - 10

3. Total Refractive error corrected and free spec distributed - 49

All children were given free medicines and meal, related pathological test was done free.

In 2021 , we hope that your continued support towards giving the gift of eye to impoverished children in Bihar will continue. 

As it happened throughout the world, covid impacted operations of this institute. The brave doctors of this institute regardless continued to perform to provide service to the children at great risk to their own lives.

n 2021 , we hope that your continued support towards giving the gift of eye to impoverished children in Bihar will continue. In addition 4 more eye projects supported by HHH will benefit from the fund raising effort via GlobalGiving this year.

If there are any questions regarding the project, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Radhika Gajulapalli(President of HHH), Dr.Chitra or Dr. Radha Giridharan. 

HHH is going to celebrate it's 50th anniversary today. For past 50 years and organization conceived at the Ganesh Temple in NY has been helping differently abled children throughout the world by sending donations to various charities.

Spare a thought and donate generously in this year's GG effort and make a difference to a differently able child who will thank you to give his/her eyesight as a result of your donation 


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Heart and Hand for Handicapped

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