February has been an extraordinary month for our team as RestoringVision now serves as a member of the World Health Organization’s Global SPECS Network.
By Mark Lorey, Vice President of Global Programs and Impact, RestoringVision RestoringVision is rapidly expanding its strategic partnerships in Africa, the part of the world where poverty is most widespread and severe. It is estimated that more than 100 million people living in poverty on the African continent have presbyopia. Few have access to reading […]
By Mark Lorey, Vice President of Global Programs and Impact, RestoringVision In February, leaders of RestoringVision’s Programs and Impact team met with leaders of the National Eye Health Programme in the Nigerian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Together with RestoringVision partners ACHAP and the Christian Health Association of Nigeria (CHAN), they discussed opportunities to contribute […]
RestoringVision’s programs recently impacted a small rural village in the mountains of Jamaica, providing vision screenings and reading glasses for people in need.
Katrina Posey joined RestoringVision in April 2023 to lead finance and accounting. She was appointed Treasurer to the Board of Directors in August 2023 and promoted to Vice President of Finance and Accounting in January 2024. Katrina also serves as a member of the leadership team. In her role at RestoringVision, Katrina leads financial strategies […]
RestoringVision recently launched a new platform for partners ordering eyeglasses to serve people living in extreme poverty. To make this transition as smooth as possible for you, our valued partners, we wanted to share some key information about next steps and the new platform’s benefits before you have the chance to order glasses for the […]
RestoringVision is poised to lead as a global advocate and voice in this movement and is ready to increase our collaborations amongst very talented and accomplished people and organizations to move our new 3-year strategy forward and achieve our collective goals of eye care for all, no matter someone’s income or location in the world.
Livelihood Impact Fund’s Eyeglasses Initiative Awards RestoringVision with Grant to Expand and Replicate Innovative Programs Providing Vision Screenings and Reading Glasses for People Living in Poverty
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 31, 2024) – RestoringVision is thrilled to begin partnering with the Livelihood Impact Fund to advance the organizations’ mutual goal of solving the global presbyopia crisis, in which 826 million people worldwide lack the ability to access and afford the reading glasses they need to see clearly. The Livelihood Impact Fund’s […]
Vision Catalyst Fund Eye Health Accelerator Grant Advances Cutting-Edge RestoringVision Program in Peru
By Aminah Yoba, VP of Philanthropy and Mark Lorey, VP of Programs and Global Impact at RestoringVision RestoringVision, a global nonprofit dedicated to creating equitable access to vision services and eyeglasses for individuals living on less than $2 a day worldwide, is delighted to collaborate with the Vision Catalyst Fund through its Eye Health Accelerator […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 31, 2024) – RestoringVision unveils today its new 3-year strategic plan, “Pathways to Solving the Global Vision Crisis,” as the organization scales its work worldwide to reach more people living in poverty who are in need of access to vision services and eyeglasses. In 2024, the organization will reach 5.5 million […]