Atanu Garai - CatarActive

Atanu Garai, Sayantika Mondal – CatarActive

Date grant awarded: January 7, 2019

CatarActive runs a free cataract screening services across rural India through trained, trusted, and neighborhood medicine shops. The results of these screenings connects and refers patients to eye doctors and hospitals in the region.

This project raises awareness, schedules appointments, coordinates transport, and helps patients acquire subsidies from government and nonprofits. It is through these referrals that CatarActive aims to increase diagnosis and surgeries for millions of patients across India.