Africa
     

Making a difference for children in Nairobi

Last month Vision for Life, Essilor’s strategic giving fund, supported its first project in Kenya and agreed on a long-term partnership with the local Lions Club to bring good vision to children living in a nation where 8 million people cannot see clearly. Kenya is the fastest growing economy in Eastern Africa and the World Bank’s most […]

     
     
     
     

Improving education opportunities for Tanzanian children with albinism

A new 3-year-partnership to improve the visual health of children with albinism in Tanzania has been launched by INGO Standing Voice with the support of the Vision For Life fund, created by Essilor. The program will address the specific visual needs of  over 4,000 children whose genetic condition severely impacts their eyes and their sight. Discrimination and exclusion: a vicious […]

     
     

Vision care campaign empowers 800 children and women in Morocco

Like many developing countries with a young and growing population, Morocco understands the importance of investing in education and life opportunities. Yet there are significant numbers of children who still lack vision correction, impacting their learning and future potential. Phase two of a national vision care program supported by Essilor Vision For Life began to reveal […]

     
     
     
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