Move Over, Mary Kay
VisionSpring was founded by Dr. Jordan Kassalow, an optometrist with a passion for boosting economic opportunity in the developing world. During visits to Africa and India providing free eye care and glasses to people who otherwise could not get them, Jordan discovered that people without income could serve the community themselves with some of the services western eye doctors do. Today, this social venture works with 9,000 entrepreneurs selling affordable eyeglasses in the developing world. VisionSpring It has since won Fast Company's Social Capitalist award multiple times.