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New vision entrepreneurship initiative to improve access to vision care for 2 crore people in Bangladesh

New vision entrepreneurship initiative to improve access to vision care for 2 crore people in Bangladesh

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A joint initiative by MetLife Foundation and EssilorLuxottica’s Social Impact Fund will help create over 800 vision entrepreneurs by 2023 to provide quality vision care services including vision testing and making eyeglasses for 2 crore people in rural Bangladesh. With a pooled fund of USD 1 million, which includes equal contributions from MetLife Foundation and EssilorLuxottica’s Social Impact Fund, the program is implemented by TMSS (Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha), one of the largest development organizations in Bangladesh. TMSS conducts the recruitment and training of vision care providers known as vision entrepreneurs and provides them with other technical and non-technical assistance as needed to both establish as well as manage their business. The funding will enable TMSS to se...