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Better Vision for the Poor

Abstract : Several social enterprises are attempting to provide eyeglasses to the 500 million to 1 billion poor people in the world who need them. Some enterprises see the provision of trained optometrists as the key to solving the problem; others are focused on cost reduction; others still are focused on technological innovations. Why haven't any of these approaches succeeded on a large scale?
Mots-clés : Poverty eyeglasses essilor
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Bernard Garrette, Aneel Karnani, Jordan Kassalow, Moses Lee. Better Vision for the Poor. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 2011, Spring, pp.66-71. ⟨hal-00575625⟩

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