Sight – Jonga Trust

Tokai Lions Club, in collaboration with the Jonga Trust, not only have their own eye clinic in Khayelitsha, they also go out into the community to deliver free eye screening and readers for tested patients. The cost of running the clinic, and delivering screening and readers, is met by fundraising and donations. For example, in 2018 German eye wear specialist Fielmann donated 7000 pairs of children’s spectacle frames.

Tokai “Sight” team perform a very valuable service to the community. Over the period, July 2018 – June 2019 over 1200 children were screened, 320 adults, 245 pairs of readers were given out and six cataract operations were performed and organised by the team.