In February 2023, Mr Saruban Pasu and Mr Manuel Saldana, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeons will be travelling to Colombia with a team of volunteers to offer free eye screening to less fortunate people.
Mr Saruban Pasu, is a Founder and Trustee of The Guru Projects Foundation and Mr Manuel Saldana is a Senior Surgeon and Advisor for The Guru Projects Foundation, a registered charity which pools together resources, knowledge and talent to address causes of reversible blindness in low-income countries.
In February 2023, Mr Pasu and Mr Saldana will be travelling to Colombia to a small City called Cúcuta, Mr Pasu says “All of the members of the charity are strong believers in the fact the better vision leads to a better quality of life. We have dedicated our professional lives to dealing with people with vision problems in the UK, but now also want to use our skill set to help those that cannot access healthcare through no fault of their own around the world. We are a highly trained and motivated group, each bringing different skills for the shared outcome of improving the quality of lives”.
Globally, cataract is the main cause of blindness with the vast majority of cataract blind living in low-income countries. The Guru Projects Foundation conducts eye camps across the world where teams of volunteer expert surgeons, nurses and optometrists will travel to communities to treat those in need.
To find out more about The Guru Projects Foundation or donate, visit their website: Primary Projects | The Guru Projects Foundation