Eyeglasses For 250 Adults – Completed
Before the sun comes up, adults in rural China open their eyes and begin their day. They rely on their eyesight all day, for every task. From preparing meals for their families, working in the fields, helping their kids read their homework, and even household chores – They rely on their eyesight.
But what happens when they have poor vision?
They go about their day not being able to see their kids’ faces clearly, read medication labels, or work efficiently.
Right now, uncorrected, poor vision contributes to the Poverty Crisis in rural China. More than 340 million people have uncorrected vision. Not only are families lives impacted, but their careers and income opportunities are limited too. To add to these challenges, adults in villages have limited access to vision care. Often the care they need is to too far away and too expensive for families living in poverty.
So can you to do help?
Give a pair of eyeglasses. Or two or three.
Eyeglasses are a total game changer for an adult with poor vision in rural China. They turn eyesight into a powerful, poverty-fighting.
With correct vision, adults in rural China can:
- Improve their quality of life
- Help their children with their school work
- Be more effective and efficient at work
- Obtain and succeed in a better career
How Glasses Get To Those In Need
When you give a pair of eyeglasses through Project Partner, you become part of the solution. You solve the problem of cost by donating the money to buy glasses.
We solve the problem of limited access in rural areas by going to the people.
We place our teams in strategically located in areas that desperately need care. We run free clinics to provide a variety of health screenings and educational seminars, among them, are vision screenings. Each adult receives a one-on-one exam with an eye care professional, his or her prescription, and a brand-new pair of glasses on the spot.
And just like that, the future becomes clearer.