How VisionSpring Fixes a Garment Worker ‘Problem Hiding in Plain Sight’
By Matt Hickman - Sourcing Journal
Across the globe, garment workers are some of the most poorly paid. And for those with as easily correctable of a condition as Presbyopia, the possibility of losing one’s job for not being able to thread a needle is a real concern. Many don’t have access to corrective eyewear, and even those who do may not want to be seen wearing them, fearful of management glimpsing any sign of weakness.
Add to that a workforce dominated two-to-one by women, who typically have even less access to basic necessities, and VisionSpring’s mission supplying 10 million pairs to manual laborers in the apparel, coffee and cocoa industries takes on new urgency.
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