“Free eye checkup and Cataract Operation Program”

SOS Social Service Club of Biratnagar organized a one-day “Free eye checkup Campaign and Free Cataract Operation Program” in coordination with SOS Youth Facility Biratnagar on May 6, 2018 at Biratnagar-2, Mantri field, Bhupalgram.
The campaign was technically supported and volunteered by Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar. After checkup to all the community people necessary medicines were also provided free of cost. 
Mr. Kritee Bahadur Shrestha, president of SOS Youth Club Biratnagar expressed his happiness for the service provided to needy people in the community and thanked to local people for their active participation.
“I owe my sincere thanks to SOS families for conducting eye campaign and free cataract operation.”, Latta Yadav, a senior citizen and a cataract patient expressed her emotion.
Similarly, Rakesh Majhi, local citizen expressed his gratitude towards SOS and said, “I am very much happy for receiving my whole family’s eye checkup in my door step free of cost.”
The total beneficiaries in getting eye checkup was 238 peoples. Out of those, 25 people were found suffering from cataract problem and the operation was done successfully in Biratnagar Eye Hospital. While, other people were given free medicines after the checkup.
The operation cost of Cataract is Nrs. 6,000 (Six Thousand Rupees) per person. The service of total cost 150,000 (One Lakh Fifty Thousand Rupees) for 25 patients was given free of cost.