Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania held a 3 day FREE Eye Camp from the 8th to 10th of August, 2014 at Kilombero located about 330 kilometers away from Dar Es Salaam sponsored by the family of the Late Marhuma Marziya Bai Rashid together with the BETA CHARITABLE TRUST.
Nearly 2300 patients were screened, 72 cataract surgeries with 2 Foreign Body removal surgeries performed by Dr. Hassan and his team at Nyandeo Hospital, 1,808 pairs of glasses were distributed free of charge, including 44 sunglasses, and an estimation of 945 patients were prescribed with medicine.
Seeing the joys on People’s expressions that had lost hope on regaining their eyesight was a great moment of feeling, all of the patients were very thankful to the eye camp organizers and commented that now the world looks so beautiful.
Hon. M.P. Abdul Rajabu Mteketa from Dodoma visited to encourage the team for their efforts.
Our special thanks go to Beta Charitable Trust (BCT) for fully sponsoring the CATARACT SURGERIES together with the family of Late Marziya bai Rashid and the whole team of doctors, nurses and volunteers for their tireless work and commitment towards the eye camps activities. We also appreciate the donors of the various items, facilities and all those, who in one way or another facilitated the eye camp.
We pray to Allah (swt) to shower His blessings and grace all for their support and co-operation. (Ameen).
Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania
P.O. Box 20033, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255 22 2120111 – 2122419