The Full History of BLF
In 1976, the Bangladesh Lions Foundation started its prime project “Lions Eye Hospital” at Mirpur as 20 beded Eye Hospital. During 1977-78, the Foundation raised a net fund of over 2.5 million taka through a National wide lottery with active involvement of Lions, and Leoes of sub districts of Multiple District-315 Bangladesh. Subsequently, Bangladesh Lions Foundation procured a plot of land measuring 2.25 Bighas i.e. 0.74 acres at Agargaon in 1980 and initially constructed a three-storied building and in early 1984, Bangladesh Lions Foundation constructed, present five storied building of Lions Eye Hospital in its own premises at Begum Rokeya Sarani, Agargaon, Dhaka-1206.Lions Eye Hospital was upgraded to Eye Institute in the year 2004. Lions Eye Institute & Hospital is now the proudest project of the Bangladesh Lions Foundation. Other important running projects of the Foundation are Dental Clinic, ENT Clinic, Physiotherapy Clinic, Mother & Child Care Center, and BLF Education Fund Project.