Diani Rules – Diani Rules is a Charity sports event raising funds for Kwale District Eye Centre with fun and games on the Kenya South Coast. Teams representing companies from both Kenya and abroad, many from different business backgrounds come to participate, to help with the organisation or simply to watch and be part of the fun. Visit Diani Rules website for more information
Eye Go Game Spotting – EGGS is raising money by holding Kenya’s unique “eye go game spotting” competition in the Lumo sanctuary and its surrounding area. Teams will have 30 hours to spot the animals of the area, the more unusual the higher the value. The team with the most points will be declared the winner.
These event never fail to provide hours of entertainment – for a great cause. Read below reports for more details on the amazing results these events have had.
28TH FEBRUARY-2ND MARCH 2014
EGGs have supported Taita Eye Centre in the past and this was the 3rd Camp since Taita Clinic was opened.
Eggs Camp started with a prescreening on 26th and 27th February 2014.Our Community Based Facilitator Elijah did the pre -screening in all the 6 venues. These were Bura Health Centre, Godoma Primary, Mwakitau Health Centre, Mrughua
Dispensary, Mwanda Health Centre and Mgange Health Centre. The reaction towards the exercise was positive and this was so encouraging both the patients and the Eye Care teams.
This camp was attended by Toyota Kenya who were the main Sponsors of EGGS – 2013 Fundraising event, volunteers from APDK, KWS, Sarova Hotels, Lionsbluff Lodge,Lumo Community Officials and Taita Eye Centre.
We had 3 vehicles, 2 from Kenya Wildlife Services and 1 from Sarova Hotels during the screening and these ferried patient back after the camp ended.
After surgery, patients need to be educated on how to take care of their eyes. Elijah and Vera are passing this information to our patients. It’s a very interactive session as patients ask questions which help the rest of the team understand better. When patient understand how to care for the eye then healing process becomes easier and post complications are avoided.
|Screening Venue||Patients Seen||Serious
|Bura Health Centre||201||15||13||2|
|Mwakitau Health Centre||147||8||5||3|
|Mwanda Health Centre||135||15||12||3|
Thank you all!
Over the years Diani Rules has raised an astonishing Ksh14, 293,030 for Kwale District Eye Centre!
With this we have built up from being a small one-roomed clinic to a large Eye Centre offering affordable comprehensive ( ie helping people whose sight cannot be restored) quality eye care with a strong grassroots community arm.
We have now registered over 72,000 new patients at the Centre, a further 320,000 in the field, performed 30,000 eye operations, of which 3,368 were funded by Diani Rules directly through our Poor Patients Fund.
This fund enables us to treat anyone who needs help.. even if they cannot pay.