Sankara Eye Foundation USA

Rating: 4.91 stars   733 reviews

Address:

1851 McCarthy Blvd Ste #218 Milpitas CA 95035 USA

Mission:

Sankara Eye Society, Coimbatore was started in India in 1977. This trust had the philanthropic philosophy of providing high quality health care, especially eye care to all, either free or at an affordable cost. In 1998, Sankara Eye Foundation was established to support the work of Sankara Eye Society. Our mission is to attain 20/20 by the year 2020.

Results:

537,000 FREE Eye Surgeries and 8340 Eye Camps.  From one Sankara Eye Hospital and 8,000 FREE Eye Surgeries per year to close to 100,000 FREE Eye Surgeries per year at our Eight Sankara Eye Hospitals in India.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

100,000

Geographic areas served:

India

Programs:

To spread the awareness of the importance of magnitude of this problem and encourage eye donations. The organization in India has a state of the art hospital in Coimbatore to help the visually impaired poor. It also holds eye camps and workshops all over India and other countries to treat people and also to train doctors locally. Visit www.giftofvision.org for more information. Our programs in the US include fund raising events, spreading awareness by holding booths at major events, publishing newsletters, special projects as initiated by our volunteers.

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

very valuable experience...it changed my life...i was able to understand the importance of my eye and how to take care of it. I was very much impressed by the infrastructure facilities, doctors expertise, other facilities....... thank you for your valuable services....

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very valuable experience...it changed my life...i was able to understand the importance of my eye and how to take care of it. I was very much impressed by the infrastructure facilities, doctors expertise, other facilities....... thank you for your valuable services....

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Ways to make it better...

to open branch in many places and give free treatment to poor people all .

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-6-01

 
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4 people found this review helpful

I am pleased with the hospility of the staffs of the Sankara eye Foundation...For the first time I have been informed that I have to wear specs in sankara hospital...I went there in my First year from my collage....

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Hospitality

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I have been regular

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007-10-01

 
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4 people found this review helpful

my experience with sankara eye foundation is that -4r my grand mother she had problem in both eyes ...so v consulted sankara hospital in coimbatore...they told about my grandmom "if she is able 2 bear the pain of operation" but v agreed 2 this... my grand mom get cured,operation was done at her age of 80. v the family was very much satisfied... thank u sankara...hospital...

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that my family got benefited very much ....with sankara eye foundation..

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

 
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10 people found this review helpful

we had a good experiences in this hospital.all the staff working in this hospital are very friendly to patient.the service rendering by this hospital is totally different by others.everyone wanna visit here

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i had a head ache for long days i consulted in lot of hospitals but i not got good result at later i heard there is a sankara hospital which providing a good treatment,then i gone there now my head ache is ran away am soo happy now..

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About once a year

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2009-8-01

 
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5 people found this review helpful

I am wearing spectacles for shorsight. I came to know the problem of shortsight in my school days during a general checkup at Sankara Eye Foundation. I thank them for informing about my eye problem. Because of earlier identification of my eye problem, the power is only -0.75. Instead of wearin thick power glass, i am wearing a very thin power glass without any pain.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

They identified my shortsight problem at free of cost. So i start to wear spectacles at earlier stage and avoided wearing thick power glass.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2000-6-01

 
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3 people found this review helpful

The service was very nice......we are satisfied about your service and have a great response from your side....thanks for your service

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The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were very nice....they really made a good response and treat them as their children's...really they made a good environment by making us better service...the response was really nice and it makes to visit again

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They really made a good response and treat them as their children's...really they made a good environment by making us better service...the response was really nice and it makes to visit again

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-3-01

 
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6 people found this review helpful

it is an great hospital rendering service for poor people living in rural areas... the treatment is of great standard..... i have never seen such an infrastructure in our country

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

curing my brother retinal injury

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About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-10-01

 
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6 people found this review helpful

Excellent infrastructure facilities to meet the world class care available at the sankara eye foundation. Parental care is given to the every patients is the great plus point of the foundation. All qualified doctors with great hands on experience available is the another plus point of the foundation.

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The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

They are very friendly approached to guided us through out the day till we stayed in the hospital. Still I have been in contact with the people over phone for my regular clarifications.

Ways to make it better...

Better transportation facility availbale

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About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

 
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6 people found this review helpful

we are great about your service..,you are doing a wonderful duty for us of, giving vision.., thank you for your service..,

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

friendly and service oriented.., they be as our vision when we dont have it.,

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About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-8-01

 
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6 people found this review helpful

i feel this is one of the wonderful service provider in india in people living in rural area they are getting plenty of benefits with affordable cost

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

they are customer friendly

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

 
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