Qatar Charity’s “Restore A Child’s Sight”

Qatar Charity’s “Restore A Child’s Sight” provides eyeglasses for 1,000 students


6/26/2019 |


Qatar Charity’s “Restore A Child’s Sight” provides eyeglasses for 1,000 students

Qatar Charity (QC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Aster Medical Center, launched the “Restore A Child’s Sight” initiative, as part of its “Charity Starts at Home” campaign to provide eyeglasses to students belong to low-income families in Qatar.

Qatar Charity, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, has distributed 338 coupons to purchase eyeglasses for 68 students at Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Preparatory Independent School for Boys, 23 students at Halima Al Sadia Primary School for Girls, and students of other schools in the country. Some 1,000 students are expected to benefit from this initiative.

The initiative targets school students aged 4-18 years to conduct free medical examinations for them by specialists at Aster Medical Center and distribute coupons to them to purchase eyeglasses according to the need. In its first phase, the initiative covers nine government and private schools.

The project aims to provide the largest possible number of new eyeglasses to children from families with low-income in Qatar and involve the community in supporting them.

It is noteworthy that the schools covered by the initiative in its first phase are Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Preparatory Independent School for Boys, Halima Al Sadia Primary School for Girls, and MES Indian School, in addition to other schools in Doha, Al Khore and Muaither.

Coinciding with the start of the academic year 2018/2019, Qatar Charity launched  the “Bring me Back to School” campaign to meet the school needs and expenses of

children, especially primary school students, belonging Low-income Families and support their education, as it is one of their basic rights.

Qatar Charity is a Qatar registered charity (6) and registered organization 01006100

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