Story of Hope 1
Yoginder Kumar, 6 years, belonging to village Mohbatabad, Khurja district Bulandshahr was born with defective eyes (cataract). His vision started deteriorating since age 1 but went unnoticed. Yoginder’s father died three months ago due to kidney failure. His mother started to manage the household. He has one sibling whose age is just 1 and half years. Yoginder started showing symptoms of his eye defect and was facing extreme difficulty in his daily life. His mother couldnt help much as they were in dire financial situation. Yoginder’s grand father brought him to ICARE ICARE Eye Hospital camp at Khurja, Noida for a check-up as a part of free services program.
During his investigation at the camp, Kala was found to be suffering from Cataract in both the eyes and needed immediate surgical intervention. The next day Yoginder along with his grandfather were taken to ICARE hospital, Noida for the surgery. The next morning his right eye was operated upon and after two weeks other eye was also operated. His both the eyes were successfully operated, his grandfather is really happy to see his grandson got the vision back.
Story of Hope 2
Nathu Lal a forest guard from Bhadurpur village Pilibhit (U.P) had experienced worst phase of his life couple of years ago when his whole body got paralyzed due to some intake of food toxic. He has three children one girl and two sons all married. He along with his wife is living separately from his sons. He runs his household from the pension amount which he gets from the government and the income from a small piece of land which he has given on lease. He started losing his vision since six months which has become a further impediment to carry on with his daily life.
He managed to attend the eye screening camp by ICARE and he was diagonsed with Cataract in his right eye. He was suggested for a surgery, by hearing the word surgery he got little worried about money. He got comforatable when he got to know about the free surgery and happily consented for the surgery. He was brought into the base hospital along with other patients. He was examined again and his operation was done was successfully done on the next day. After surgery with vision restored, he now got back to his daily activities.