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Qatar Charity set to provide eyeglasses to 1,000 students

Qatar Charity set to provide 
eyeglasses to 1,000 students

Tribune News Network
Doha
Qatar Charity (QC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Aster Medical Center, has launched ‘Restore A Child’s Sight’ initiative as part of its ‘Charity Starts at Home’ campaign to provide eyeglasses to 1,000 students from low-income families in Qatar.
Qatar Charity, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, has distributed 338 coupons for purchasing eyeglasses to 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 four to 18, to conduct free medical examinations for them by specialists at Aster Medical Center and distribute coupons to them to purchase eyeglasses according to their specification and need.
In its first phase, the initiative covered 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.
The first phase of the initiative covered 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 Khor and Muaither.
At the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year, Qatar Charity launched the “Bring me Back to School” campaign to meet the school needs and expenses of children, especially primary school students, from low-income families and support their education.

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