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Coastweek-- Standing [from left] Rani Agarwal, Ketki Doshi, Urvashi Agarwal, Anil Dodhia, Sanjeev Agarwal, Rajesh Shukla, Kalpesh Doshi, Falguni Shukla, Mehul Doshi and Narendra Singh.

Sanjeev Agarwal Honoured With “Anant Pandya
Fellowship” Award By Saturday Club Mombasa

Coastweek-- On Saturday 1st September 2018, Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal, who is an Optometrist by profession and Founder Chairman of Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre, was honoured with the “Anant Pandya Fellowship” award by the Chairman Mr. Rajesh Shukla and members of Saturday Club Mombasa at a special ceremony held at Nyali Beach Holiday Resort for his outstanding selfless services to the community.

Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre was officially opened on 8th May 2011 and since the inception of the hospital, he has been serving the less fortunate people of our society at a subsidized cost and even free of charge by organizing eye camps through Outreach Community Programmes in various parts of the country.

From 8th May 2011 to 30th April 2018, the following work has been done to serve the needy at no cost through his eye hospital in the last 7 years.

Total number of patients screened 37,564

Reading glasses dispensed to the needy 10,463 pairs

Prescription spectacles dispensed 1,953

Medicines dispensed to the needy 9,318

Free Cataract operations done on over 2500 patients

Cornea transplants 24


Anant Pandya Fellowship Award | Coastweek


  Coastweek-- Sanjeev Agarwal, Founder Chairman of Mombasa Eye Hospital and Laser Centre receiving prestigious “Anant Pandya Fellowship” award from Saturday Club Chairman Rajesh Shukla. Looking on are Anil Dodhia, Mehul Doshi and Mrs. Ketki Doshi.

Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal’s good work is not only limited to eye care. He has been involved in various activities such as:

Youth and women empowerment programmes

Assisting needy children with school fees

Assisting schools in different areas

Helping albino children by giving free spectacles and sun lotion because of their sensitive skin.

Water pumps and sanitation He is associated and actively involved in the following organisations:

Vice Chairman and a Medical Director of Hindu Council of Kenya, Mombasa branch.

Patron of Albinism Foundation

He has served Lions Club International for over 9 years at different positions as Board Member, Secretary, Treasurer, Medical Convenor and Vice Chairman.

Achieved the following awards while serving in the club:

Best Secretary Award

Best Treasurer Award

Lion of the Year Award

Member of MJF (Melvin Jones Fellow)

Lions International Award for increasing membership in the club Arya Samaj Mombasa

A devotee and a management committee member of ISCKON- Hare Krishna

In his acceptance speech, Sanjeev Agarwal thanked the Chairman Mr. Rajesh Bhai Shukla, immediate past Chairman Mr. Anil Bhai Dodhia, Trustees, Management committee and all the members of Saturday Club who proposed his name unanimously for this prestigious award.

Sanjeev was truly grateful for the recognition he received for serving the less fortunate people of the society.

His work is far from over, but what he has accomplished has made a difference in thousands of people’s lives.

In fact, it has greatly encouraged him to do more and more work to assist the needy.

Sanjeev Agarwal’s vision is to initiate and provide support to the less privileged people in the society and help the needy.

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