• Future Projects
  • Completed Projects
  • Ongoing Projects

Future Projects of BPEF

  1. Continuation of Children Sight Conservation Program

    Objectives:The objective of the sight conservation program is to protect, preserve and restore sight of children through following activities:

    1. School based eye care program
      1. Training primary school teachers to screen school children for visual defects
      2. Establishing Vision clubs in secondary schools to train senior students as Little Optometrists.
      3. Professional eye care services including refraction services by trained optometrists/Ophthalmic Assistants and ophthalmologists
      4. Eye Health Promotion, nutrition supplement and de-worming in schools in partnership with national programs
    2. Community based eye care Program
      1. Dedicated children’s eye camps
      2. Training of FCHV and orientation of health facility staff
      3. Eye Health Promotion in the community
    3. Capacity building of health system to provide eye care for children
    4. Capacity building of health system to provide eye care for children
  2. Information Education Communication (IEC) material development
    1. Guidelines for parents of newly diagnosed BVI children
    2. Guidebook for resource teachers in integrated/ inclusive schools
    3. Standard list for resource rooms in integrated/inclusive schools
    4. Multimedia kit-
      • For policy makers
      • For school students/ resource and regular teachers
      • For mothers/ grand mothers
      • For DPHO/ Health post in-charge
    5. Posters on eye health education
    6. Poster on status of Education of BVI children
    7. Poster on causes of Blindness among BVI Children studying in special/integrated/Inclusive schools of Nepal
    8. Test type development
  3. Commencement of services at Children Hospital for Eye Ear and Rehabilitation Services (CHEERS)
    1. Handover of building by September 2012
    2. Installation of equipments by November 2012
    3. Recruitment of human resource by November 2012
    4. At service to the public by December 2012
  4. Support to inclusive schools for blind and vision impaired children

    20 inclusive schools for the education of BVI children in Western Region of Nepal are being supported by a Rotary funded project. The schools will be provided with Braille typewriter and other teaching learning materials to improve the quality of education these children are receiving. First phase of the program was held in Nepalgunj in June 2012. Twelve teachers from nine project districts participated in a week long refresher training wherein they were handed over with the educational materials for their schools. Another phase has been scheduled for October 2012 in Dhangadhi where teachers from six districts will participate.

Completed Projects of BPEF

S.N. Project Name Donor/Partner Amount Project Location Start End
1 Children's Sight Conservation Project, Nepal The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation NRs. 6,638,988 12 districts of mid and far west development regions of Nepal: ( Kanchanpur, Kailali, Jumla, Surkhet, Humla, Darchula, Mustang, Rolpa, Rukum, Pyuthan, Dang and Banke) 1st December 2009 5th December 2011
2 Nepal Vision Project (I) Rotary International NRs. 1,251,243 9 districts of mid and far west development regions of Nepal (Kanchanpur, Surkhet, Humla, Darchula, Rolpa, Rukum, Pyuthan, Dang, Banke) 15th June 2010 25th July 2011
3 Nepal Vision Project (I) Rotary International NRs. 2,900,000 15 districts of mid and far west development regions of Nepal: Kanchanpur, Surkhet, Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan, Jumla, Pyuthan, Dang, Banke, Rupandehi, Kailali, Doti, Dadeldhura, Achham, Bajhang December, 2011 December, 2012
4 Proposal for Improvement of Outreach Medical Service Provision in Rural Nepal Japanese Embassy (GGP) NRs. 8,577,750 (USD 97,874) Dolkha, Kavreplanchowk, Sindhupalchowk districts 21st December, 2012 December, 2013
5 Making Early Childhood Education Inclusive for Visually Impaired Children in Nepal DFID (UK) funded through Sight Savers competitive grant GBP 69,706 (1 GBP = NRs. 135) Kathmandu Valley September, 2012 March, 2014
6 Student Led Screening of School Children for Refractive Error Correction USAID CHB USD 74,898.05 Dolpa, Jajarkot, Banke districts 1st August, 2014 30th June, 2015
7 For Availing Land for CHEERS Hospital Manohara Residential Community NRS 113, 579,000 BPEF-CHEERS 2010, 2011 2011
8 BP Koirala Lions Center for Ophthalmic Studies Lions International USD 600,000 Maharajgunj, Kathmandu 1991 1993

Ongoing Projects of BPEF

S.N. Project Name Donor/Partner Amount Project Location Start
1 Conserving Vision and Hearing of Nepali Children The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation NRs. 17,829,140 Dolkha, Kavreplanchowk and , Sindhupalchowk districts 1st November, 2012
2 Ambulance for patient transport Government of India USD 15,600 BPEF-CHEERS 2012
3 For Construction and equipments of CHEERS hospital Government of Nepal NRS 340,400,000 BPEF-CHEERS 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
4 Enhance Low Vision Services at CHEERS Lions International USD 59,450 BPEF-CHEERS Feb 2014

Message from Chairman

Our story is twenty five years old. My inspiration is as new as it was then. Of the Board of Trustees, Mr Anang Man Serchan, Dr. Laxmi Narayan Prasad and Dr. Nabin Chandra Rai ...

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B.P. Eye Foundation
Lokanthali, Bhaktapur, Nepal
+977 01-5182505, 5182135
cheers_bpef@yahoo.com
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