Health
 Pakistan
Project #4022

$28 can give the Gift of Sight to a Blind Person

by The Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust
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Summary

Poor Manthar: 5 out of his 7 children were blind. LRBT Hospital performed their surgeries free of cost giving them the most precious gift – the gift of sight. Help us help more!
$2,851
total raised
33
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

LRBT Lar (Multan) Hospital provides free eye care services to over 13 million people living in its proximity. More than 2/3rds of the population here lives around poverty line, barely subsisting, with no money to pay for their health care needs. A major health issue here is Blindness which makes the afflicted person dependant and a burden on their family. Direct Beneficiaries for year 2009-10 are 110,000 patients and expected number of eye surgeries for the year are 16,000.

Solution

Detailed Examination (OPD) of patients Provision of diagnostic & curative service to Blind/Visually Impaired including surgeries for Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetic, retinopathy, Trachoma, Trauma, Lachrymal surgery, Squint surgery

Long-Term Impact

The project will serve a population of 13 million providing free examination, sight restoring surgeries & medication to the poor blind/ visually impaired people, thus turning them into productive members of the society

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.lrbt.org.pk
LRBT
Free Secondary Eye Hospital
Lar, Multan Hospital

Organization Information

The Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust

Location: Karachi, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.lrbt.org.pk
Project Leader:
Lrbt Pakistan
Executive Director
Karachi – 75500., Sindh Pakistan

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