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Hebbur swamiji visited Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama eye hospital for eye check up. Dr. Thirumalachar examined the swamiji. Locknath did refraction and prescribed glasses. It was a blessing for the volunteers to receive blessing from the swamiji. He was a great soul who planned and built Kamakshi Temple at Hebbur. During his stay Sevashrama conducted eye camps. 1400 surgeries were conducted free for the poor villagers. Now the activity is temporarily stopped
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As part of eye care activities of Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama we screen children for vision defects. We Issue free prescription glasses for children. This group of 12 children is from Sharada School, Jayanagara, Bangalore. We have examined more than 10,000 children and issued 1500 spectacles during these years. Concentrated work is going on in Srirangapattana Taluk of Mandya District.
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We face a unique problem in our education system. We know how to take care of the normal child. There are some children with learning difficulties. They need special care & attention to help them get over these difficulties in the initial stages. A stitch in time saves nine says a proverb, Somebody has to help these children by giving personal attention for some time then they can walk along with other children. We have a slow learners project at Hampapura & Chikka Ankanahalli,  two schools in Srirangapattana taluk of Mandya District, Karnataka India. We have appointed two Bed. Trained teachers to take care of ten children in two schools, The results are promising. We would like to expand this project when we receive financial aid from donors.
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Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama Supports a school for multi desability children at PT Belagola on KRS Mysore road, Karnataka, India. Massageing is part of treatment for children. Here are some photos of the activities at the center.

Appendix 1 DBCS Bellary

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