Commitment to Action

Vision for a Nation

Commitment by

Adaptive Eyewear, Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation

In 2009, Adaptive Eyewear committed to mobilize village health workers and nurses to assess the vision of all people from the district of Gicumbi in Rwanda and provide eyeglasses to those who need them. Adaptive Eyewear's Vision for a Nation program is making use of adjustable eyeglasses that can be distributed by trained laypersons to overcome the enormous shortage of eye care specialists in the developing world.

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Commitment

Vision for a Nation

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

9 years

Estimated Total Value

$7,000,000

Region

Africa

Countries

RWANDA

Commitment by

Adaptive Eyewear, Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Population Services International, Centre For Vision In The Developing World, Serious Pictures, DOB Equity, Republic of Rwanda, VisionSpring