GV2020 has invented a way to end the global epidemic of poor vision. Our system enables anyone, anywhere, to deliver eyeglasses to everyone, everywhere.
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There are an estimated 2.5 billion people in low-resource parts of the world living with poor vision due to the lack of access to vision screening and eyeglasses. Poor vision effects every aspect of one’s life: educational opportunities, safety, employment, quality of life. Living with poor vision is unthinkable in a developed nation. This inequality negatively impacts the individuals who suffer the consequences of poor vision, the nations in which they live, and the world as a whole.
We have developed an extremely easy to use kit that simplifies every step of the eye glasses delivery process. From determination of a patient’s prescription, to the assembly of stylish, durable, and ISO certified pair of custom eyeglasses, everything has been designed to streamline the process and lower the educational requirements to less than a day of training. The heart of the kit is the USee screening tool. This tool allows anyone, anywhere, to deliver eyeglasses to everyone, everywhere.
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||2,500,000|
|New Implemented Countries||Nigeria, Zambia|
J. Kevin White – Founder, CEO and inventor of the USee. Has been working on this issue since 2005. Stephen Moody – Director of Finance/Ops. Developed and managed the pioneering venture capital and private equity investment activities of Calvert mutual funds for over 20 years, including investments in more than 100 early stage ventures in the “impact” investment space. Rebecca Guay – Director of Policy and Programs. Government policy and legislative experience from local to national levels.
EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN