Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania – Free Eye Camp at Kigoma
The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania in collaboration with BETA Charitable Trust of Essex, U.K, Zantas Air and Kigoma Hill Top Hotel held a free eye and healthcare camp at Kigoma, from 3rd to 7th April 2015.
The camp was held at Ahlul Bayt Islamic Center and the surgeries were carried out at Maweni Regional Hospital, Kigoma.
The teams of surgeons, ophthalmologists, optometrists, volunteers from Morogoro Regional Hospital consisted of Dr. Njau, Dr. Mashaka, Dr. Florence, Dr. Chomba, Jonathan, Zubeda, Nyambona Ernold, Jumanne, Jaffer, Goodluck Eric, Emmanuel, Ruwaida, Rukaiya and Aisha.
Patients who had undergone Surgery received:
- 3 Bottles of Dexamethane / Chroloramphenical Eye Drops
- Required doses of Paracetemol and Acetazolamide tablets
- Breakfast, lunch & Dinner provided by BMMT in hospital
- Transportation to & from their home / village
The Volunteers were: Anver Merali, Chirag Walji, Nooral Ain Shariff, Sadik Merali, Mushtaq Fazal, Hussein Shariff, Ali Kifuka, Musa, Edwin, Miqdad Rehmtulla, Mohamedreza Janmohamed, Anar Janmohamed, Salma Merali, Mamakeki, and Siddika Rehmtulla.
The pharmacist was Imtiaz Daud.
Alhaj Mohsin Lalji (Sheni) provided enormous support in the whole exercise with his usual generous hospitality in ensuring the success of the camp.
BMMT group was also supported by the teachers and students of Ahlul Bayt Islamic Center. Their extraordinary co-operation and enthusiasm made the task easy to overcome and to ease the logistics challenges we faced.
Our special thanks goes to the District Commissioner and the Government officials who were very helpful in all fields. We also thank the police for providing the support ensuring peaceful activities at the Camp.
We extend our thanks to the Kigoma DMO, Doctor in Charge, Theatre Nurses and Technicians, and other Nurses who were available all the time to serve the patients.
Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania wishes to express its profound appreciation to the BETA CHARITABLE TRUST of Essex, U.K. for sponsoring the Eye Camp. We also wish to thank the Doctors, volunteers and all those who made this camp a big success.
We are very grateful to the Administration and students of Ahlul Bayt Islamic Center of Kigoma whose cooperation and services at the camp were remarkable.
The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania expresses its gratitude to ZANTAS AIR and KIGOMA HILL TOP HOTEL for providing complimentary flights and accommodation to the entire Eye Camp team who travelled to Kigoma. We appreciate the hospitality and devotion of Alhaj Mohsin Lalji (Sheni) for making the Kigoma Eye Camp a historic event in the recent record of Bilal Eye Camps.
Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania acknowledges the distinguished and noble work done by Mama Keki, Alhaj Anver Bhai Merali and their entire team.
May Allah (S.W.T) reward them all abundantly here and in the hereafter.
Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania
P.O. Box 20033, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tel: +255 22 2120111 – 2122419