Changing Lives

50 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Shabbir Khan, A Story Of Rekindled Hope

June 21st, 2022|

28 years old and the only bread earner of a household of eight, Shabbir is a fruit seller, particularly falsas. When he managed to get his fruit cart he had high hopes for his future, he was relieved his father would not have the burden of running the house alone. With 5 younger siblings,

49 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Hassan’s future is bright now!

March 4th, 2022|

Umair is a technical engineer, a self-made man he has worked hard his entire life to support his aging parents and unmarried sisters. Being the only son he works day and night to support them and his wife and children. His son Hassan was a cheerful and healthy baby but as he got older

48 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Kashif, sole bread earner of his family!

October 29th, 2021|

Hailing from Khairpur, 25 years old Kashif and his family moved to Karachi five years ago in hopes of a better life. Kashif is third amongst his 5 siblings, yet the most responsible one. From a young age he would come back home from school and help his mother with household chores. He would

47 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Negligence almost made Rehmat blind!

June 16th, 2021|

Eyes are the most precious of our senses, yet we often neglect their care and this negligence can lead to lifelong blindness. Little Rehmat, just 8 years old, faced such an ordeal when what started off as a simple case of itching in his left eye led to his cornea being damaged for life.
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46 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Imran gets a second chance

February 22nd, 2021|

Father of 2, Imran Khan sells children’s clothes from a small stall in his hometown Sukkur. The past couple of months have been particularly hard on him. Due to the pandemic lockdown the market was allowed to operate only twice a week and he was unable to put up his stall the rest of

45 Millionth Patient of LRBT – 2 year old Kaleemullah

September 29th, 2020|

The monsoon rains in Karachi wrought havoc for millions of people, destroying their homes and livelihood. For 2 year old, Kaleemullah’s parents this time is forever etched in their memory as probably one the most testing times of their lives. Their youngest son was out playing in the street in the rain when a

44 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Qamar Jehan is a lady health worker…

January 27th, 2020|

“Amma Amma’ cried out my youngest son as while turning in his sleep he fell off the bed and needed help to get up. Cries like these often left me shattered fearing the worst. Three out of my eight children suffered from intense muscle weakness and were handicapped. Being a lady health worker myself,

43 Millionth Patient of LRBT – Haseeb earned his livelihood making prosthetics…

October 9th, 2019|

“I earn my livelihood making prosthetics and enabling the handicapped to live as normal a life as possible. The look on their faces when they realize that they can walk or use their arms is priceless. My work is a source of great pride for me. I just never imagined that one day I

42nd Million Patient of LRBT – 6 years old Ali

July 11th, 2019|

LRBT’s 42nd million patient Ali from Multan is one of the 3 million children for whom LRBT is the only hope to see. Two years ago, only 6 at the time Ali lost his eye sight while playing cricket in his neighborhood. Local doctors and home remedies worsened the case and eventually he lost

41 Million Patient of LRBT – 26 years old Mukhtiyar is a security guard

April 2nd, 2019|

26 years old and the only bread earner of a household of eight, Mukhtiyar is a security guard in a private bank. He had high hopes for a better future when he initially got the job 4 years ago, and being the eldest he was relieved that his father would not have to share