Visual aid/surgery for visually impaired students

Local Sponsor & Lead: K R Shanbhogue
Project Start Date: March 2007
Project Duration/Type: Short term/One time
Project Description: Provide URGENT surgery for a 8 year old Shobha who according to doctor’s tests currently has only 10% vision but is correctable with surgery. The other visaully impaired 10 year old student is Preethamwho needs spectacles (see eye test report) but his family cannot afford it.
Total Cost of Sponsorship: $300
Deliverables: Support costs of pre-surgery eye tests, surgery, hospital stay, post-surgery followup for Shobha. Cover eye test and spectacle costs for Preetham..