Partnering with 

VisionSpring have the mission to create access to affordable eyewear everywhere. They are an international social enterprise working to get reading and prescription glasses to people who wouldn’t otherwise have access to them.

To do this, they conduct "vision campaigns" in remote areas and partner with governments, NGOs and hospitals in order to deliver eyesight screening services and affordable, high-quality glasses to those living on less than $4 a day. 

The effect of improved eyesight on worker productivity is significant. VisionSpring have found that a customer’s investment of just $3-4 for a pair of reading glasses leads to an average increase in their income of 20% – a hugely important uplift for low-income workers.

 

Our Support:

  • Grants Awarded: $400,000

  • Start Date: March 2018

  • End Date: Ongoing 

  • Region(s): India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia

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