International NGO Journal

  • Abbreviation: Int. NGOJ
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8225
  • DOI: 10.5897/INGOJ
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 264

Manavseva crusade against childhood blindness

Raj Siddiquie
Dr. Siddique Complex, house No- (32/28), ASI Nagar, Nagpur-440 017. 
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 28 April 2008
  •  Published: 31 May 2009



Entire child-community with an age below 12 in the rural areas of Vidarbha (Maharashtra) will be screened over a period of three years. 10-15% percent of the children may have refractive errors. These children of the age 12 and below will be screened for refractive correction and will be provide with free spectacles after complete check-up. 2-4% of the children may have infection and minor eye ailments. These children will be given treatment, free. 1-2% of the children may require surgical and other Laser Treatments. These children will be given treatment free.


Key word: Blindness, childhood, project, hospital.