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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Health

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.

Community Stories

117 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

It was wonderful.. I had a good experience.. they were caring and passionate... Will go again to this wonderful foundation...

6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

A committed eye hospital engaged in rendering service to the society at subsidised rate for poor people living in india and abroad.

5

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I had gone there for several visits. Primarily for my daughter's eye check-up. Her sight is minus five and that her power is stable. I have also consulted for my father's cataract surgery. Dr Prabhu Shankar gave us good consultation and guidance. I have also checked my eye sighgt and I am wearing glasses now. My wife too goes there for regular check-up. Their consultation fee is relatively cheap and we get best of their attention.

6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

i have personally experienced this hospital par to the world class...the environment is clean and tidy apt to a hospital dealing with the delicate parts... i appreciate the management for this much of effort that they have taken...

8

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

i visited the eye foundation the treatment and service provided there is excellent and i am greatful to that organization.

6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I was very impressed with the work and funds that have been going on. This kind of work is absolutely amazing and essential for the country. It is brilliant how there are so many patrons involved all across america.

5

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I went for regular eye check -up.All the arrangements and facilities available in the hospital are good.Hospitality is very good.Totally satisfied.

7

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

SINCE MY CHILDHOOD I AM AWARE OF SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION; SINCE THEY ARE DOING LOT OF EYE CHAMP AND SERVING LOT OF POOR PEOPLE. DEFINATELY WE SHOULD PROUD OF THIS ORGANISATION. BECAUSE THEY ARE DOING THEIR COMPAGIN FROM THE BEGINING OF STUDENT LEVEL ITSELF. SO WE SHOULD DEFINATELY RECOGNISE THEIR INTENTION TO WORK WITH POOR PEOPLE.

6

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Eye check up and treatment undergone there was a great experience. Very good hospitality for the clients once entered inside the hospital. Great care is being given to everybody including the visitors. Sophisticated treatment facilities with qualified doctors to cater to the needs of patients. Also they are conducting eye camps for rural people under poverty regularly.

5

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

i have visted only one time to sankara eye foundation.. There i found good caring and involvement from staffs and volunteer side..