RestoringVision lives and breathes partnerships. This is in our DNA and our founding was built on the power of partnerships with people and organizations working together to restore vision for people living on less than $2 a day, who lack access to a 13th-century invention – a pair of eyeglasses – and the ability to afford them.
By Pelin Munis, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, RestoringVision Clear vision is vital for leveling the playing field for people living on less than $2 a day. Our work to restore sight lies at the intersection of global health, education, and economic development and contributes to reducing inequalities worldwide. The United Nations states that “much of […]
Vision Health Interventions Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
By Pelin Munis, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, RestoringVision Restoring someone’s sight is the single most cost-effective health intervention to reduce poverty, according to the World Health Organization. The UN Resolution Vision for Everyone states, “Recognizing that improved vision and optimized functional ability for people with blindness or vision impairment leads to improvement in employment prospects, […]
At 13 years old, Sienna already has her sights set on changing the world. “Eyesight is one of the most important gifts we have and if you get involved in this work or donate, you can see how much you have changed someone’s life by helping them to see the world clearly again,” she said. This […]