Renovatio partnership between FAS and performs eye exams and glasses for delivery bordering in Manaus

26 of May of 2017 - Community were examined by ophthalmologists, and further, had his glasses assembled in less than five minutes

 
Ophthalmic examinations were performed by Renovatio | Photo: Felipe Lobo

A partnership between the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), the Academic League Amazon Ophthalmology and Eye Clinic Vision held 53 eye exams in riverine leaders participating in the Bolsa Floresta Leaders Meeting. In addition to the tests, organization handed the glasses 15 patients requiring, and will deliver more 13 subsequently units, thanks to technology association nonprofit Renovatio.

The Renovatio is a social business hybrid model that aims to solve the problem of access to glasses in Brazil. The organization is representative of the technology OneDollarGlasses, that manufactures resistant glasses with low cost. In just over 2 years, through partnerships such as the FAS, They have been donated over 10.000 glasses in 12 Brazilian states.

During the Leaders Meeting, the community were examined by ophthalmologists, and further, had his glasses assembled in less than five minutes. In addition to the leaders, 42 FAS employees received service, with 10 delivered eyeglasses.

The meeting is organized by FAS, in partnership with the Amazon Fund / BNDES and Bradesco.

 

 

 

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