Sunday, March 3, 2013

Another BODO (Buy-One, Donate-One) Eyewear Company Pops Up Online

“Like most people, Katrina Shaw is shocked when she sees eyeglasses selling for upwards of $300,” says the post on The Record.As she did some research into that question, she discovered a huge industry that is dominated by one major player behind many of the big fashion brands. Then, when she visited Peru with a Wilfrid Laurier University student organization last August, she met people with visual impairments who can’t afford proper prescription eyeglasses. So, she thought, why not make affordable eyeglasses for people in North America, and add a socially responsible element to the business by donating a pair of glasses to someone in a developing country for every pair bought here?” She started Edgar Bruce Eyewear. Read more.

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