Vision Partners

Stories of Change

Nimmana Venkata Rao

Happy Ending!

Nimmamana Venkata Rao is an 18 year old boy and is full of hope today. His parents are weavers in a small village in Srikakulam District. Venkata Rao has two younger siblings and his parents struggled to make both ends meet with their income of Rs.2000/- per month. When Venkata Rao was 5 years old, his parents observed that he was groping in the evenings and they took him to an eye doctor in Sompet. …

Maka Ganga Nageswara Rao

Happy Man

Maka Ganga Nageswara Rao, hails from Chillangi Village of East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. As a 13 old kid, Maka was very fond of eating sugar cane. During one such expedition when he was out to enjoy eating sugar cane, the cane accidentally struck his right eye. The eye became red and painful and a Corneal Ulcer developed. He went to several primary and secondary care government hospitals for treatment. He did not receive …

M. Teja Govardhan

Pleasure for the services

Mr. M. Srinivasa Rao & Mrs. Ramani are residents of Visakhapatnam. Mr. Srinivasa Rao is a private employee and financially not sound. They were worried because their elder son Master Teja was born with squint and during the past 8 years, their visits to numerous hospital in and around Visakhapatnam did not help their son Teja. One of their close relatives, suggested them to consult the doctors at Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital, located at Naidu …

Sunita

Happiness Unlimited

“I came to Sankar Foundation expecting a negative answer for my problem as I have been receiving from other hospitals, but to my surprise I was told that my problem could be solved. This was a very happy moment for me. Both my eyes are not in proper alignment and I cannot see with my left eye since birth. I understand that vision in my left eye cannot be restored but I wanted proper alignment …

Koradu Kumar

Extremely Happy

K Apparao, working as a daily labourer in a Jute Mill in Vizianagaram, was married to Padma who is a close blood relative of Mr. Apparao. They had a son and a daughter – Kumar and Adi. Kumar was sent to his grand father’s house in his childhood in Antuthota Agraharam in Vizianagaram Distrist as Appa Rao could not afford the expenditure for his education. Even though Kumar had vision problems since his childhood, it …

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Behind the scene

Purnima Vanthala, a 10 years old child, daughter of Mr.Vanthala Sadher & Mrs.Gurubuddi, resident of Kinjara village, Dumburiguda mandalam in Visakhapatnam, presented to Out Patient Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology on 02-07-2011 via a screening camp held by our hospital at Endapalli village. She gave history of injury to right eye with a stick 2 years back while playing with her friends. Following the injury the child developed pain, redness, watering and diminished vision in RE. …

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Visions of Joy : Nithin Sai

Sattibabu and Lakshmi were devastated when told that their 3-month-old son, Nithin Sai, was born with cataract in both eyes. Sattibabu’s job as an agricultural laborer severely limited his options for medical care, but through Dr.K.L.Naidu of Srikakulam, he learnt about the Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital’s free eye care services. When they were told that the child required surgery to regain eyesight, the couple was afraid, having lost a son to an accident in the …

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Blurred Lives : Kona. Yenkayamma

Resident of BALLANKI village in VIZIANAGARAM district.Being mother of two daughters, she had to work along with her husband to prop them up financially. The development of cataract in both eyes dealt a huge blow to Yenkayamma and her family. Already burdened with debt and poverty, her reducing vision challenged her both physically and mentally. The Sankar Foundation’s eye camp in her village provided them hope, and the free check-up followed by surgery, was a …