Community Eye Check up Camp
A few years before the organization launched a very ambitious result oriented campaign "Cataract Free Sabarkantha". This campaign aims at providing services of eye health to complete population of tribal districts of Sarbarkantha and Aaravali. This campaign is completely supported by donors in the USA and India, specially donors belonging to these districts itself. The whole campaign is being managed by the Office Bearers and volunteers of the Samta Vikas Charitable Trust established by people originally belonging to these districts only.
A mega function on honouring donors and volunteers of this campaign is being held at Modasa as per these details, "
Samata Day celebrations and eye camp at Modasa at 10 a.m. on 10 January, 2016". Any donor of Seeing-is-believing if happens to be in this part of world is most welcome to join. This event will further strenthen the project.
Statistical report of the project - 1st of September TO 3oth of November - 2015
Name of the procedure Number of Surgeries
1 Cataract 1962
2 AGS (Glaucoma) 17
3 Chelezion 1
4 Keratoplasty 1
5 Posterior Capsular Opacity (PCO) 66
6 Ptryrisium 26
7 Squint 1
Total 2074 (Two Thousand Seventy Four Only)
During 1st September to 30th November, 2015 a total number of 2074 patients were undergone surgery at Navalbhai and Hiraba eye hospital, a unit of Blind People Association, Bareja out of which 1962 have undergone surgery for cataract which is the msot leading cause of blindness in India.
During the reporting period (1st September 2015 to 30th of November 2015) 42 outreach programs have been organized in remote locations of Gujarat where 6524 patients were provided treatment at their doorstep and among them 742 patients were identified as those with cataract and 397 have undergone surgeries at Bareja hospital.
Vision center is running on regular Basis at Vatrak Hospital, Modasa Annpurana Trust, Laskari Hospital, Ahmedabad and Varsoda which provided treatment to 1288 patients for various eye problems.
Megha eye checkup camp has been organized in 9 locations of Ahmedabad with the support of Arrez Khambata Benevolent Trust, Gruh Finance and other corporate.
11 General Health check up camps were conducted in the district of Ahmedabad and Surendranagar with the support from CAIRN and Help Age India.
23 school screening camps organized in different talukas of Ahmedabad and Dholka with the support from District Blindness Control Society of which more than 10000 students having refractive correction have been provided spectacle free of cost.
We need to achieve the target of 12,000 cataract surgeries during the current year.
Patient operated for Keratoplasty
Gift of vision
Grateful to donors for support