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Causes: Economic Development, Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, International, International Economic Development, Microfinance, Philanthropy

Mission: Our mission is "affordable access to eyewear, everywhere. "

Programs: In 2016, visionspring increased access to vision screening and eyeglasses through expanding upon its work in india, bangladesh, and through its global partnerships (gp) unit. The organization worked to deepen its market penetration in nigeria and kenya. Overall, the enterprise distributed over 1. 126 million eyeglasses in 23 markets of which 796k pairs were corrective and 330k were protective . This represents a 25% growth rate in corrective pairs over 2015, and 76% growth over 2014. [see continuation on schedule o]in a milestone achievement, visionspring reached our 1 millionth pair and 4. 5 millionth person screened with brac in bangladesh through our reading glasses for improved livelihoods program, first launched in 2006. Global partnerships, india wholesale partnerships, and vision access projects expanded from a collective 164 to 279 b2b partners and csr clients - representing 70% growth over 2015. It executed on its new strategy to expand its social mission to include school-age children. In all, visionspring reached 29,215 students with glasses, exceeding its goal by almost 10x.

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