FREE EYE CARE CLINIC CAMP, COIMBATORE
Community Project | Praxair Surface Technologies, Coimbatore, India
In collaboration with the Aravind Eye Hospital, PST employees sponsored a free event that provided medical vision services for the local community. The clinic offered free eye exams and replacement eyeglasses at a minimal cost. The project also provided free cataract surgeries to several patients. In total, the project benefitted 300 people. All of the site's employees participated in the effort and visited with each surgery patient. In addition to providing eye care services, employees also distributed food and clothing to many of the patients as well as to children at a local orphanage.