ANGELES CITY -- Some 120 indigents with varying degrees of eye cataracts benefited from the free surgical mission sponsored by the Kapampangan Development Foundation (KDF) over the weekend.
KDF President Benigno Ricafort said that the surgical mission is part of its health program under its Health, Education, Livelihood Program (Help) advocacy.
The advocacy has been a part of the many programs of KDF, which includes Walking Free Pampanga, an advocacy program aimed at providing indigent amputees in the province with prosthesis limbs.
The beneficiaries for the free cataract surgery underwent operation at the Pampanga EENT Hospital and Clinica Hizon with the help of volunteer doctors of KDF.
The program was expected to draw attention to the growing number of Kapampangans with eye problems.
Ricafort said that the KDF is open to partnerships with other non-government organizations in reaching more to indigent beneficiaries to offer free eye cataract surgery as well as other services offered by KDF and its partner organizations.