Due to limited financial resources, WEO has only
launched the first "Light Van" for transporting patients
to WEO Eye Centers in China and for eye check-ups in poor, rural
However, with millions of eye disease patients, WEO
is studying the feasibility of setting up a convoy of WEO "Light
Trucks" so that impoverished patients can receive care and
cure regularly and conveniently.
Each "Light Truck" is a self-contained
eye clinic with state-of-the-art equipment and well-trained staff
who can conduct examination and operation in a safe and hygienic
The "Light Truck" will also serve as a
venue for education and training eye care personnel for poor regions
Cost of each "Light Truck" is estimated
to be between RMB 1 to 3 million, inclusive of all equipment and
hardware, and dependent on the size and amount of equipment.
Corporate sponsorship will be targeted to fund this