NYT: Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses

A great read! And it explains beautifully why this is such an important topic, for such a vast number of people. The NYT really knows how to make the problem truly tangible.  “…thousands of nearsighted Nigerian truck drivers who strain to see pedestrians darting across the road and middle-aged coffee farmers in Bolivia whose inability to see objects up close makes it hard to spot ripe beans for harvest.”