VisionSpring, Inc. (“VisionSpring”), formed in October 2001, trains villagers in the developing world to conduct outreach & vision screenings and sell high-quality, low-cost eyeglasses in their communities. VisionSpring Vision Entrepreneurs sell reading glasses, sunglasses & eye drops and refer customers needing prescription glasses to optometrists or partner eye health institutions.


VisionSpring has developed a unique way to address a critical social need. While VisionSpring’s impact on clients seems logical, NPI notes discrepancies regarding impact which should be corrected immediately. Also, VisionSpring’s corporate structure must be publicly documented to provide assurance that disclosed impact is exclusively attributable to the U.S. entity, Visionspring, Inc.

Download the full research report in PDF format here: NPI Evaluation of VisionSpring.

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