OneDollarGlasses

Worldwide, approximately 150 million people would need a pair of glasses, but can not afford it. They can not learn, can not work and can not provide for their families.

Our solution:

The OneDollarGlasses. They consist of a lightweight, flexible spring steel frame and prefab lenses and can be locally manufactured with simple bending machines. The material costs: approximately 1 US $.


OneDollarGlasses wins Tech Award

OneDollarGlasses wins Tech Award

OneDollarGlasses wins renowned Tech Award in San Jose/USA ...
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Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation

Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation

Strategic partnership with the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation...
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Successful Project Launch in Mexiko

Successful Project Launch in Mexiko

In September 2015 OneDollarGlasses launched in Mexico...
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Malawi - Glasses for First Graders

Malawi - Glasses for First Graders

A total of 222 children attend the first grade of Matandani School in the South of Malawi...
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The Annual Report is ready

The Annual Report is ready

The Annual Report for download...
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OneDollarGlasses at the UNESCO in Paris

OneDollarGlasses at the UNESCO in Paris

Martin Aufmuth, chairman of the OneDollarGlasses association made a presentation in front of the UNESCO...
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The country of Benin

The country of Benin

OneDollarGlasses in Benin - a report by Marianne Dötzer ...
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Presentation to the United Nations

Presentation to the United Nations

Martin Aufmuth presents the concept of OneDollarGlasses at the United Nations in Geneva ...
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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

The people of Ethiopia composes of about 90 different ethnic affiliations; its approximately 94 million inhabitants are among the poorest in the world.
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Documentary on OneDollarGlasses

Documentary on OneDollarGlasses

Documentary on OneDollarGlasses, filmed by the Siemens Foundation On the occasion of the award ceremony of the “empowering people.Awards” the Siemens foundation has produced a documentary on OneDollarGlasses. It has been filmed in Rwanda.
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