A multi-stakeholder initiative to connect 100 million pairs of new eye glasses to people who need them by 2020
To empower individuals to reach their full potential and prevent blurred vision from interrupting the pursuit of educational achievement and economic independence
By harnessing low-cost technology, new business models, and public-private partnerships for resource-poor settings and leveraging adjacencies such as education and labor to increase overall reach and impact
GDI helped develop the strategy and supported the development of the organization and business plan to launch the EYElliance. GDI is currently helping EYElliance activate, support, and mobilize funding through advocacy and research, in addition to strengthening the sector and facilitating an inclusive eyeglasses industry.
Founder and Co-Chairman, VisionSpring Liz Smith
Interim COO, EYElliance Andrew Stern
Founder + Executive Director, GDIMoitreyee Sinha
Associate Director, GDI