Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama eye hospital is a charity hospital conducting free cataract surgery camps, conducted 32000 cataract surgeries. Previous year conducted 2800 free surgeries. Estimated cost is INR 1500/ we need funds for cataract surgery project. Conducting mega camps in Hydarabad Karnataka in Koppal, Raichur, Yadgir & Ballari districts. Around 300 surgeries are conducted in each camp. want to concentrate on Yadgir district, conduct 1000 surgeries.Need funding for eye care project.
a Short appeal for resource mobilisation for sri Vivekananda Sevashrama, Bengaluru
Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama is a registered charitable trust with 80 G
income tax exemption. We havepermission to collect foreign donations under
FERA. Our achievements till date :
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
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
learners project in four schools. We have helped more than 150 slow learners to
rejoin main stream studies.
empanelled in C S R hubfrom Tata
Institute of Social Sciences , Mumbai .
Our activities at
1. Sight to the Sightless project– Our focus area for conducting
mega free IOL Cataract surgery eye camps for the deserving poor isHyderabad 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
care for childrenincluding
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 homesaround Mysuru
7. Collection and distribution of materialslike 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. 04782010044079Syndicate Bank,
B S K II Stage Branch, IFSC Code SYNB0000478.
For other currencies, Checks may be drawn in favour of “ Sri
Corporation Bank, Basavana gudi Branch, a/c no 520101000387831, IFSC
Cataract development is a natural phenomenon which cannot be prevented. Natural clear lens looses its clarity gradually and the vision is blurred. If cataract is mature patient is almost blind due to cataract. Fortunately it is curable. At some age, normally after sixty years, people will get cataract. There is no medical treatment, only surgical treatment is available for the present. The affected lens is to be removed & Intra Ocular Lens (IOL) is to be implanted during surgery itself. This is a simple operation which takes less than ten minutes including preparation.
Though the surgery is simple it is costly in private nursing homes. It may cost Rs. 25 to 30 thousand. Overheads are the main cause for the increased cost of surgery. People are prepared to spend hefty sum to satisfy their ego. We are cataract people having completed more than 28,500 IOL surgeries at our rural cataract surgery mega camps. More than 98 % of the people get very good vision in our camps. We asses the…
This is the primary Health Centre managed by Karuna Trust at Beggars colony, Bangalore. Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama conducts Free IOL Cataract Surgery for the inmates. We have conducted more than 300 free sirgeries. Recently we conducted surgery camp at Vasantaputa as part of inaguration of surgery work at our Branch. 16 inmates were operated on 4th Dec. 2011.