Lions Gift of Light during the Festival of Light

The Lions Club of Ipoh together with the Lioness Club of Ipoh and Klinik Pakar Mata Raihan carried out an eye check-up on 71 students of Sekolah Kebangsaan Kalghidar, Buntong, Ipoh on October 14. This project was carried out in conjunction with Lions World Sight Day.

The school has a large population of poor students. During the check-up, 21 students were found to be in need of spectacles which the Lions will provide after they were checked by ophthalmologist Azizul Affendy.

It was indeed a memorable day as the Lions also celebrated Deepavali with the children. McDonald’s burgers, fries and drinks were provided for the children and the children in showing their gratitude, performed classical dances to entertain their guests.

Lions present were President Emily Kong, Organising Chairperson R. Jeyasingam, PP T. Sriskanda, PP Peter Lip, Christopher Chew, Hari Singh, Johnson Teoh, Lakhmer Singh and Mohd Said@Mosa. Lioness present were President Sakunthala, Harbans Kaur and Annie Aru.

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