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Sights set on helping needy children

Eye doctor plans to set up foundation for kids who need tertiary education aid

Dr Mohamed Dirani is the founding managing director of Plano, a firm that aims to better manage smart device use and myopia in children worldwide.
Dr Mohamed Dirani is the founding managing director of Plano, a firm that aims to better manage smart device use and myopia in children worldwide.ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

Eye specialist and entrepreneur Mohamed Dirani has a goal of developing a foundation for academically inclined children who need financial help with tertiary education opportunities in medicine and entrepreneurship. He plans to set up the foundation with an initial amount of $1 million.

Dr Dirani, 38, is the founding managing director of Plano, a firm that aims to better manage smart device use and myopia in children worldwide.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 18, 2018, with the headline 'Sights set on helping needy children'. Print Edition | Subscribe