a Short appeal for resource mobilisation for sri Vivekananda Sevashrama, Bengaluru

Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama
Eye Care Division ( Saraswati Hospital Premises)
“Project - Sight to the Sightless”
No. 39, 8th ‘B’ Main Road, BSK 2nd Stage, Bengaluru – 560070,
A Reg. Charitable Sevashrama                              E-Mail: vivekeyecare@gmail.com,   Ph. No. 080 26766996

Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama is a registered charitable trust with 80 G income tax exemption.  We have  permission to collect foreign donations under FERA.
 Our achievements till date :
1.       We have completed an aggregate of  43,035 free IOL cataract surgeries since its inception. During the past year 2016-17, 4572 free IOL cataract surgeries were done. We intend  to conduct 5000 surgeries during 2017-18
2.       Conducted 212 eye surgeries for children  (pediatric) at Mysuru.  50 more surgeries during 2017-18 are planned.
3.        1,50,000 school  children vision tested & issued free spectacles for 6,500 children
4.       Slow learners project in four schools. We have helped more than 150 slow learners to rejoin main stream studies.
5.       We are empanelled in C S R hub  from Tata Institute of Social Sciences , Mumbai .

Our activities at present :
1. Sight to the Sightless project – Our focus area for conducting mega free IOL Cataract surgery eye camps for the deserving poor is  Hyderabad Karnataka, India.  Each surgery costing INR 2000, we seek sponsors/donors for the project. We are on AMMODO a Swiss donor platform for receiving donations surely not adequate
2. Vision care for children including surgery when required - At present,  Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar districts of Karnataka, India are areas where school children vision testing conducted. Spectacles are given free for children needing glasses. Pediatric surgery costs INR 10000 per surgery and each spectacles costs INR 300. We seek donors for these projects
3. Slow learners’ project - Helping students slow in learning in four government primary schools in Madya district of Karnataka, India. Intend to increase it to ten schools when funds are available.  Rs. 1,00,000 per annum per school is the expenditure on this scheme.
4. Livelihood project - We conduct  tailoring  and computer classes.
5. Supporting Special children schools - We support two schools for mentally and physically challenged children near Mysuru
6. Supporting old age homes around Mysuru
7. Collection and distribution of  materials like Sewing machines, Computers, old clothes, vessels and distribute among the needy in rural areas.

Seek sponsors-individual, institutional and corporate donors for all the above projects

Checks may be drawn in favour of“ Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama  “a/c no. 04782010044079  Syndicate Bank,
B S K II Stage Branch, IFSC Code SYNB0000478.

For other currencies, Checks may be drawn in favour of “ Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama” 
Corporation Bank, Basavana gudi Branch, a/c no 520101000387831, IFSC Code CORP0000069 

D Venkatesha Murthy
Managing trustee


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