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305 cured of blindness in Nepal’s Nijgad area by the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation

305 cured of blindness in Nepal’s Nijgad area by the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation

In March, 2022, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation staged one of the biggest mountainous area cataract microsurgical camps ever organized in Nepal wherein 333 patients returned home after their blindness was cured. Whilst this was ongoing, another team working with the foundation were busy screening patients in Nepal’s plains for another scheduled microsurgical camp. […]

333 cured of blindness in the presence of co-founders Tej Kohli and Dr Sanduk Ruit

333 cured of blindness in the presence of co-founders Tej Kohli and Dr Sanduk Ruit

90% of the world’s blind and visually impaired live in low-income countries, where cataracts are the leading cause of needless blindness. Despite the fact that cataracts can be cured via a surgical technique which lasts only seven minutes, and costs as little as USD 50, a majority of the world’s cataract blind continue to be […]

Tej Kohli and Sanduk Ruit unite in the fight to cure blindness with new mission to screen 1,000,000 and cure 500,000.

Tej Kohli and Sanduk Ruit are two of the biggest names in the fight to cure blindness in the world’s poor and underserved communities. Tej Kholi Tej Kohli (63) is a London-based technologist whose Tej Kohli Foundation has completed 43,255 free surgical procedures to cure corneal blindness in India. Sanduk Ruit (66) is an ophthalmologist from Nepal who […]

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation cures 352 people of blindness in Nepal’s remote Bajhang district

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation cures 352 people of blindness in Nepal’s remote Bajhang district

Bajhang district in Nepal’s remote far-western region boasts of untamed natural beauty. However, the district is also one of the most underserved regions of the country. For those seeking primary healthcare services, they would have to reach the district’s headquarter in Chainpur, and for any other specialized health service, they would have to make a […]

From the ages of 10 to 95, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation cures 163 people of blindness in Dolakha, Nepal

From the ages of 10 to 95, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation cures 163 people of blindness in Dolakha, Nepal

On 20th September, a medical team from the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation was seen departing from Kathmandu and making their way towards Dolakha – a picturesque hilltop town under the shadows of Nepal’s majestic Himalayas. In the district, a screening team had already begun their efforts two weeks ago – reaching remote corners of […]

407 inmates screened, 9 surgeries completed at Banke District Prison

407 inmates screened, 9 surgeries completed at Banke District Prison The Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation has screened 407 inmates and completed nine surgeries to cure blindness at Banke District Prison in Nepal

At the district prison in Banke, with no access to eye care facilities, inmates couldn’t do much except make repeated request to authorities to draw attention to their visual impairment. Keeping in mind the rising number of complaints related to vision, prison authorities were more than welcoming when the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation said […]

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation Solukhumbu Outreach Camp

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation Solukhumbu Outreach Camp The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation Solukhumbu Outreach Camp

From the 16th of Apri to 18th April, 2021, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation conducted its second high volume microsurgical camp in Nepal’s Solukhumbu District – the foothills of Mt. Everest. Although the actual camp was held on the above mentioned dates, the groundwork for the camp was laid from much before. Unlike Lumbini, […]

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation Lumbini Outreach Program

The Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation Lumbini Outreach Program

In March, 2021, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation was inaugurated in Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Eye health personnel screened more than 900 people inside the Royal Thai Monastery. People from different walks of lives, experiencing difficulty in their eyes had their sight checked for free by the Tej Kohli and Ruit […]