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29 June 2019
New York, New York, United States
The Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library is a branch of the New York Public Library system that offers a wide array of services for vision-impaired adults and children. They hold the largest physical colle...
5 May 2018
Panipat, Haryana, India
The World Health Organization estimates that $200 billion worth of productivity is lost every year due to untreated poor eyesight. Several organizations, such as EYElliance and Aravind Eye Hospital, are working to com...
8 October 2017
Over 15 Minutes
This podcast episode covers 3 entrepreneurial solutions in India and Kenya, and 2 of them have already started seeing very positive results. The first is a rugged tablet named Kio Kits loaded with educational software...
24 June 2017
A New Vision is a Singapore-based non-profit that provides free cataract surgery to impoverished people in Indonesia. Indonesia has one of the highest rates of blindness in the world, and 50 percent of these cases are...
16 January 2013
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Twelve million people are blind in India, and are robbed of their livelihoods as a result. A hugely successful chain of cataract hospitals in India helped its business by treating half its patients for free.
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