Want to Donate Cornea?

Want to Donate Cornea?


In Bangladesh more than 1.4 million people are blind which means one of every hundred people is suffering from blindness. It is found that more than 5,26,000 people of the total blind people are corneal blind. The blindness of these people can be removed if the desirable numbers of corneas will be collected. But in Bangladesh people are still remain in the darkness about the eye donation. Anyone can donate his eyes after death. It is called the posthumous eye donation. Posthumous eye donation is the pledge made by a person during his life time to use his corneas after death for the benefit of a blind people. Every year 40,000 people are added to the total number of blind people. Since there is no substitute for cornea, the transplantation process only depends upon the precious gift of eye donation. And you can be fortunate by restoring eyesight of the unfortunate blind.

  There is no religious bar on posthumous eye donation. According to Islami Fikah Academy of Mecca ” Dissection or transplantation of organ from dead body is not prohibited in Islam ref : The daily Ittefaq 31 January 1985, The Daily Sangbad, February 04, 1985. There is a clear declaration about posthumous eye donation in Buddah Religion. There is also no prohibition against posthumous eye donation in Hindu or Christian Religions. On the contrary it is encouraged by all religions.

  It is possible to become successful in posthumous eye donation movement when everybody will come forward to make posthumous eye donation. Eye donation has to be increased several times to fulfill the requirements and this is possible when the theme becomes a tradition in every family of Bangladesh and a part of our culture, irrespective of religion caste or creed.

You can donate your eyes. For this you just need a pledge card and have to send it to our address. In reply we will send a donor card to you. You have to preserve it. Inform  Sandhani National Eye Donation Society about the death of the donor within 6 hours after death .

To get the Pledge card click here

to know more about Sandhani National Eye Donation Society click here


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