Standard Chartered Bank has agreed to support LRBT’s mission to eradicate curable blindness through their aid of $300,000 over a period of three years through Sight Savers International. Under this agreement SCB will donate $100,000 per annum 2008-2010.

Mr Gavin Laws, Head of Governance Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, UK and Americas visited the LRBT Free Tertiary Eye Hospital at Korangi, Karachi on March 6th, 2008, where he presented the cheque to CEO LRBT Mr Saquib Hameed. This aid has been received under the SCB’s “Seeing is Believing” Programme .