Rotary Club Of Agbor, Kenneth Gbagi Foundation ,organize Free Cataract Screening, Surgery
Rotary Club of Agbor in conjunction with the Kenneth Gbagi Foundation and Eye Care Health Initiative have carried out a one day free cataract screening and surgery exercise.
This was made known to newsmen during the screening and surgery exercise which took place recently at Leads Guest House, Boji- Boji, Owa, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State
Speaking to newsmen during the exercise, the President, Rotary Club of Agbor, Rtn. Chris Monye stated that Rotary Club is a humanitarian organization whose members sacrifice their hard earned money in order to make others comfortable and happy.
He noted that the day’s event was carried out with the collaboration of Kenneth Gbaji Foundation and Eye Care Health Initiative as he revealed that the organizers of the event spent millions of naira to put the programme in place, maintaining that the surgery for about fifteen persons have been paid for by the organizers.
Speaking further, Rtn.Monye noted that Rotary Club of Agbor has carried out a lot of humanitarian services to the people of Agbor, adding that most times,the projects are carried out in the rural areas because they are the ones that suffer from different lack because their access to some basic amenities are limited.
He disclosed that Rotary Club of Agbor has dug boreholes in some rural communities and still plan to drill more.
Continuing,he stated that the Renal Centre in Central Hospital, Agbor built and equipped by the Rotary Club will soon commenced activities, adding that the Renal Centre was built to reduce the stress of traveling far to take treatment by those with kidney problems.
Some of those who benefited from the eye surgery in a chat with our correspondent thanked the sponsors as they prayed that God will continue to give members of the various organisations the strength to continue in the good work.
A Rotarian working during the exercise