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Sankara Eye Foundation USA

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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

411 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I had a lot of experience get from the eye foundation..... When i visit the there they are approach me well... When i went their i fell very good.... and mind will be relax........

6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

sankara eye foundation is doing its work with full dedication. i was astonished by their large networking and hierarchy.i wish they should continue their service.

6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

in world without eye many of them live. so donate ur to the sankara eye foundation which is correct place to save blind pepole in right choice.

6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

when i visited sankara eye foundation for the first time,i saw many people from children to old age visiting there.....

6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Great experience and feel proud for being a volunteer in this organization. Dedication, Honesty, Integrity is unlimited among all volunteers while volunteering for a good cause which is to eradicate curable blindness.

7

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I had a medical check up at Shankara Eye Hospital two years back. The doctors were very caring and infrastructure was made us comfortable. I give my full support and appreciation for the organisation.

7

Volunteer

Rating: 2

no hospital in India can be touched by common poor man,, sankara hospital is also a typical hospital in India,

7

Volunteer

Rating: 5

the people who are working there are really treated us well. hospitallity is nice. the main future of the hospital is it having all updated equipments...

7

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My whole family is involved with this program and I think it's very unique because it hosts fun events such as shows and garbas where everyone can really be involved and become informed. I enjoy working with this volunteer program and will continue to.

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a hostler in BIT.Here there is so many rules and regulations.I am very happy to be here.Oneday I went to my home with the permission from my warden.

7

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been to Shankara Eye Foundation twice. Apart from being a hospital, Shankara Eye Foundation stands as a service oriented firm. The facilities available here were excellent.

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

When I went to shankara eye foundation near coimbatore,the attention they gave was excellent. At free cost they gave excellent and astonishing in this selfish world . I wish all the very best to the family of shankara eye clinic.I hope the service will be rendered all over the and help the downtrodden.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

It offers a good service to all,and helps poor and needy people of our society.I felt Real caring there.A different experience for me in such a foundation.

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

its very caring in each and every time.its very helpful for rural people.its also very helpful to peoplesand the owners had do for help for rural people like eye donation.

7

Volunteer

Rating: 5

camp conducted by organization was good and well.The guidance given by organization was good.Coordinators helped in supportive manner. My friend have experienced better

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

i went to sankara foundation and its my 1st full body check up.Hospital is good with niece infrastructure and good hospitality.i felt comfortable when i went there and check up ends in a short time.

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

your nice service that is helping the poor and doing the operation of free of cost and lot of new technology laser operations with low cost then the another.

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

this is vijay kashysb from BIT sathy actually i belong to chennai there i have seen many sankara eye hospital ambulance carrying lots of patients to the hospital from the common bus stand . and i too have checked my eye sight in sankara eye care pammal

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

It's one of the famous eye care hospital.. They volunteerly doing free eye checkup and operations for all poor peoples.. really they were doing great job....

8

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been really touched with the way this institution has been working. This indeed shows our indian culture of helping the needy