We see a bright future.
A world where everyone can see more and be more.
Good vision has the power to unleash our full potential.
To help us learn better, keep us safe and promote a more inclusive society.
The OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation aims to eliminate uncorrected poor vision in a generation by creating sustainable access through an innovative approach to impact philanthropy, partnerships and raising awareness.
Uncorrected poor vision affects 1 in 3 people around the world. 90% of these people live in developing communities where there is limited access to vision care and awareness of vision issues. That’s why our work focuses on partnering with governments, NGOs and like-minded private organizations to create sustainable access to vision care, provide free eye exams and glasses for those most in need, fund local vision care programs and raise awareness of poor vision among policy makers and at a community level.
Since 2013, we have provided 500 million people with access to sustainable vision care through 20,000 primary vision care entrepreneurs and 210 vision centers. Together with our philanthropic activities, these efforts have helped correct and/or protect the vision of 50 million people.
Advocacy is instrumental to achieving significant policy change for vision and global advocacy efforts over the past decades have enabled recognition of vision as a major public health, human rights, and development issue.
A perspective from Professor Kovin Naidoo, Global Head, Advocacy and Partnerships at the OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation and Anurag Hans, Head of Mission, EssilorLuxottica and Head, OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation.
Growing up, Rhoda Kisio had impaired vision and struggled to get the vision care she needed. Now, she is playing a key role in providing vision care to her community as an ophthalmic nurse at the Narok County Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
“Guided by our Mission to help people 'see more and be more', the OneSight EssilorLuxottica Foundation is a sign of our commitment to bring the life changing benefits of good vision to everyone, everywhere.”
Paul du Saillant
Deputy CEO, EssilorLuxottica
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