CDO Eyesight Board, Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro distribute reading eye glasses to public school children
- Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017 08:57
- Written by Abigail Malalis
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The city government of Cagayan de Oro under the administration of Mayor Oscar Moreno through the Cagayan de Oro Eyesight Board, Eyecare and Surgicare Team, JR Borja General Hospital, City Social Welfare and Development Office and in cooperation with the Rotary Club of Cagayan de Oro distributed 30 reading eyeglasses to public elementary school children from Lumbia, PN Roa, Corrales, Bugo among others on Sept 28, 2017.
The program aims at helping young kids excel in school through correct eyesight.
Dr Carlo Antonio Romero, chairman of the Eyesight Board, said many children in school are misunderstood of having poor performance in reading, not knowing that they might have suffered eyesight problem.
The distribution @ JR Borja General Hospital was the 5th batch of children beneficiaries.
Photos by Jay Arancon/CIO