AL-Shifa Foundation of North America

Princeton, NJ   |  WWW.AFNAUSA.ORG

Mission

TO SUPPORT AL-SHIFA TRUST EYE HOSPITALS AND THEIR PROJECTS IN PAKISTAN AND THE SURROUNDING REGION TO FIGHT ACUTE EYE DISEASES AND BLINDNESS. THE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF AL-SHIFA TRUST ARE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF BLINDNESS BY PROVIDING STANDARD AND SUSTAINABLE EYE CARE SERVICES WHICH ARE ACCESSIBLE TO ALL; HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TRAINING OF DOCTORS, NURSES AND PARAMEDICS; AND TO ESTABLISH FACILITIES FOR RESEARCH IN OPTHALMOLOGY. AL-SHIFA TRUST, RAWALPINDI HAS BEEN A COLLABORATING CENTER FOR THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SINCE 1994 AND IS ALSO AFFILIATED WITH ORBIS INTERNATIONAL, USA, LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL USA AND OTHER.

Ruling year info

2000

Principal Officer

TAHIR ZAFAR

Main address

475 Wall St

Princeton, NJ 08540 United States

EIN

36-4328912

NTEE code info

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

DONATIONS TO AL-SHIFA TRUST, WHICH IS A NON-PROFIT AND NON-POLITICAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EYE CARE AND TREATMENT MAINLY TO THE UNDER PRIVILEGED AND POOR, IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE/COLOR/CREED/GENDER IN PAKISTAN AND SURROUNDING REGIONS. ALMOST 75% OF ALL PATIENTS ATTENDING AL-SHIFA EYE HOSPITALS ARE TREATED FREE. DURING 2018, AL-SHIFA TRUST PERFORMED OVER 76,000 EYE SURGERIES, OVER 550,000 OUTPATIENT VISITS AND OVER 375,000 SCREENINGS AT EYE CAMPS. AL-SHIFA TRUST IS ABLE TO MEET ONLY 30-40% OF ITS EXPENSES FROM ITS OWN SOURCES. THE REMAINING EXPENSES ARE MET THROUGH DONATIONS. AL-SHIFA TRUST HAS BUILT FOUR HIGH-QUALITY EYE HOSPITALS IN RAWALPINDI (PUNJAB), MUZAFFARABAD, SUKKUR (SINDH) AND KOHAT (NWFP) WITH THE MOST MODERN FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT. AL-SHIFA NORTH AMERICA FOUNDATION SUPPORTS AL-SHIFA TRUST BY EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY AL-SHIFA TRUST AT SEVERAL ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER EVENTS. THE PROCEEDS FROM THESE DINNERS GO TOWARDS PURCHASE OF CORNEAS FROM USA FOR TRANSPLANTS AT THE AL-SHIFA TRUST EYE HOSPITAL IN RAWALPINDI AS WELL AS SPONSORING OF FREE EYE SURGERIES AND EYE CAMPS FOR THE NEEDY PATIENTS.

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$321,375
Revenue
$0

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