OneDollarGlasses

According to a study by the World Health Organization WHO (2019), around 950 million people around the world suffer from a fixable ametropia, but cannot afford conventional glasses and usually have no access to optical care. The consequential financial damage caused by the fact that these people are unable to work or can no longer work and that young people cannot learn is estimated at around USD 269 billion a year.

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 $. Suppport us >>


Training women in India

Training women in India

OneDollarGlasses trains young women in the villages of India as opticians and eyewear producers...
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Children's glasses

Children's glasses

Many children in Malawi and other developing countries leave school prematurely because they can not see properly ...
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Large team

Large team

Already 45 employees work in our project in Burkina Faso. This makes OneDollarGlasses one of the country's largest employers...
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Eyewear shops

Eyewear shops

In Malawi, OneDollarGlasses are now also available in a few small shops ...
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Next Economy Award

Next Economy Award

Martin Aufmuth receives the prestigious Next Economy Award for OneDollarGlasses ...
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