Children
 Nepal
Project #6470

School Screening Program

by Global Reach International

Summary

The well being of the world's children is a responsibility we all share. With your special gift, you support our work to identify and correct poor vision in the children of Nepal.
$12,000
total goal
$11,310
remaining
7
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

In a developing country like Nepal, eye health care in the remote areas is either lacking or nonexistent. A simple school eye exam is something the students, their parents and grandparents have never had the opportunity to experience.

Solution

We have undertaken the initiative to tackle the problem of introducing eye examinations to remote areas with our school screening program. We hope to identify and treat poor eye sight by increasing the number of exams to 60,000 per year.

Long-Term Impact

The improvement of the eye health has a long term effect on the social and economic condition in their regions. This is a first step in developing community based programs. This will eventually lead to permanent eye clinics being established in these remote areas.

Resources

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Organization Information

Global Reach International

Location: Branchville, NJ - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.globalreachinternational.org/​
Project Leader:
Bill Sansone
Branchville, NJ United States

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