We were delighted to receive another update from our producer family KTS in Nepal. Alongside images the e-mail outlines the success of their free health camp:
Namaste and greetings from Kumbeshwar Technical School and Kumbeshwar Trading Centre. We are please to inform you that today we have successfully conducted free women’s health, eye check up and free surgeries camps.
240 people which included students, staffs, producers and local community had their eyes checked among which 15 people were found to have cataract. The Camp was conducted in association with Nepal Eye Hospital, Kumbeshwar Trading Centre supported for medicine and logistic in the camp. The camp was conducted on the auspicious occasion of World Fair Trade Day 2015, at school premises. The cataract surgery will be performed in Nepal Eye Hospital who has given especial discount for the operation. Kumbeshwar Trading Centre will sponsor the operation costs for the 15 patients.
Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. Pratikshya Amatya, Ophthatmic Assistant Ms. Yangla Dongla Sherpa and Assistant Shiva Hari Raya from Nepal Eye Hospital conducted the eye camp.
Similarly Senior Gynecologist Dr. Mrs. Sushila Shrestha, Dr. Biloni Shrestha (Vaidya). Dr. Rakshya Joshi and Dr. Manjita Niraula carried out women health check-up in the camp. Staff Nurse Ms. Sharmila Maharjan, Ms. Asmita K. C., Ms. Junu Lama, Lab Technician Mr. Laxmi Prasad Bhandari, T.H.P. Mr. Abhishek Khadgi, Kiran Khadgi, Mr. Roshan Amatya and Mr. Raju Maharjan. 47 women benefited from this camp.
KTS Executive Member Mr. Deepak Kumar Khadgi, Mr. Satyendra Khadgi, KTS teachers and staff’s volunteered in the camp.
287 people and producers from Patan, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur took full advantage of the health camp.