OneDollarGlasses

Worldwide, more than 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 $. Suppport us >>


Next Economy Award

Next Economy Award

Martin Aufmuth receives the prestigious Next Economy Award for OneDollarGlasses ...
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Bolivien - Minioptika

Bolivien - Minioptika

Franz est directeur de production à Santa Cruz / Bolivie, où il est responsable du contrôle qualité des montures de lunettes...
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Projectstart in India!

Projectstart in India!

A report by Martin Aufmuth about the first training of the OneDollarGlasses in India ...
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Bavarian State Medal for Martin Aufmuth

Bavarian State Medal for Martin Aufmuth

Actress Senta Berger is also testing the OneDollarGlasses ...
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Martin Aufmuth becomes Ashoka Fellow

Martin Aufmuth becomes Ashoka Fellow

One DollarBrille founder Martin Aufmuth is appointed Ashoka Fellow in Berlin.
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OneDollarGlasses Burkina Faso

OneDollarGlasses Burkina Faso

The OneDollarGlasses in Burkina Faso - Martin Aufmuth on the road in our West African project.
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Report about OneDollarGlasses Brazil

Report about OneDollarGlasses Brazil

A film team traveled with Martin Aufmuth from Sao Paolo to the Amazon ...
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On the sunny island in Lake Titicaca

On the sunny island in Lake Titicaca

For the first time in history descendants of the Inca get on-site glasses ...
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Hidden Talent

Hidden Talent

Have a look at Celestine's paintings...
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OneDollarGlasses at the Amazon

OneDollarGlasses at the Amazon

Suzanna can sew again. Her and more moving stories from Brazil...
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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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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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