Vision is often considered the most solvable health problem in the world. Globally, 1 in 7 people who cannot see well don’t have access to vision care. But the barriers to getting glasses are a lot more complex than meets the eye. One group is creating a world where access to vision is no longer a barrier to human achievement and possibility. Come with us to Rwanda as we talk to a visionary who’s seeing his patients thrive post-genocide.
Intro music by Siddhartha Corsus - Sita's Song
Episode music by Jamendo - Africa
Produced by WillPower Productions
Images & Video provided by OneSight
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Rwanda’s Sustainable Centers: https://onesight.org/news/onesight-signs-agreement-for-countrywide-expansion-in-rwanda/
Learn more about the Rwandan Genocide: https://www.history.com/topics/africa/rwandan-genocide
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