Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provided the seed funding that helped underwrite the charity’s first operations in Iraq.

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Al Hasan Foundation features as one of the 27 national and international charities endorsed by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists on their website.

Lyndhurst House School
The Al Hasan Foundation were delighted to have been chosen by the boys of Lyndhurst House School to support the charity from the proceeds of their Christmas Fayre 2008, raising over £4000. Haidar visited the school in December and made a return visit on 12 March 2009 to give the boys a first-hand perspective of the healthcare situation on the ground and how their fundraising really can make a difference to people’s lives.

Haidar giving the school assembly at Lyndhurst House School

Haidar giving the school assembly at Lyndhurst House School

Al-Hasan Foundation has formed strong relationships with a number of charities working in Iraq:

The Lady Fatemah Trust
who operate an eye clinic in Karbala

The Norman Rowe Educational Trust (now British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) who assisted with training for Iraqi doctors.

The Iraqi Youth Foundation

Students Iraqi Medical Association

The Al-Hasan Foundation is also immensely grateful for the support from a number of individual benefactors:

Afthal Alsham, an Iraqi national resident in the US, who generously arranged the donation of a laser machine and its safe delivery to Najaf.