Sankara Eye Foundation Usa

Rating: 4.9 stars   735 reviews

Issues: Health

Location: 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  

6 people found this review helpful

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

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

pleasing and helping with service tendency

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About every month

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2009-8-01

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5 people found this review helpful

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.

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mainly for consultation for my family members and friends circle as I was personally attracted by their commendable service. Best of the attention we get whenever we go there.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

suggest that they may also provide accommodation in their locality on a reasonable chargeable rates. So that the relatives can also stay with them.

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

Exhaustive examination and the way in which they guide us.

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

Kind and helpful.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Utilize this fund in establishing some more centres other places

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Indeed there is nothing to regret about it. Probably my experience would have been better if any of my relatives are working there. Nothing else.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Marketing and branches in other places.

One thing I'd also say is that...

They need to branch out and go to far off rural places.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-2-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

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...

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

superb in character and kind..

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007-2-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

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

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

very nice and polite.

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About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

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6 people found this review helpful

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.

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If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

change the world entirely and bring sight to so many who need it.

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I had more information about the organization.

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One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-9-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

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

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When I went to hospital of this foundation for checkup, I was very much impressed by the infrastructure facilities, doctors expertise, other facilities.I was fully satisfied.

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About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-11-01

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7 people found this review helpful

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.

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

MY MANAGING DIRECTOR WERE DOING ALMOST ALL THE DONATION ACTIVITES FOR SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION THROUGH ROTARY TRUST AND FROM HIS CONCERN. BECAUSE HE HAD VERY GOOD FAITH AND CONFIDENT ABOUT THIS ORGANISATION

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MY EXPERIENCE WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF THEY ARE PROVID EVERY SINGLE VILLAGE AN EYE HEALTH CENTER TO SERVE BETTER THAN BETTER

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About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-6-01

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6 people found this review helpful

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.

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Catering to the needs of the patients

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

suggest more space

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

Their hospitality

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

Very kind and helpful

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Change the entire coimbatore

Ways to make it better...

Have been a volunteer

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-3-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

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

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

The staff and volunteers were very kind to patient, and i found better care from staff and volunteer.. They were involved in work.. Relationship between staff,volunteers and patients were very good...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2005-4-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

Experience was Great!!!! Enjoyed being there because of their kindness, immediate attention, cleanliness,and involvement with the patientsproblems. The most important thing is teh concern for the patients feelings.

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

excellent, dedicated.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-7-01

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