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HomeActivismPhilanthropic Billionaire MacKenzie Scott Provides Eye Glasses To Farmers In Need

Philanthropic Billionaire MacKenzie Scott Provides Eye Glasses To Farmers In Need

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Some were born blessed, others had to work hard for it, while many also found themselves in difficult situations for the entire lives. The people with money to spare are able to help those in need, and we need to commend the charitable folks who have gone out of their way to do just that.

MacKenzie Scott decided to do just that – to be that philanthropic individual who helps society’s backbone just to make their lives better. Many have expressed great gratitude for what she’s been doing and we can only hope that she’ll be the beacon who others may follow.

MacKenzie Scott was married to Jeff Bezos. While the marriage fell through, she opted to continue living her life and giving back to society. In fact, she donated $15 million just so she is able to provide hundreds of thousands of farmers with eyeglasses that they need.

Many claim that this may be the largest private donation that goes towards assisting uncorrected blurry vision. The money given will greatly benefit low-income tea, coffee, cocoa and artisan workers from third-world countries such as India, Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda.

There are more known charities out there, and many billionaires have pledged billions of dollars to save the world and to help with climate change. With this one, however, a pair of eyeglasses will be a big help that’s both personal and quick.

The money was given to VisionSpring, a non-profit organization that aims to provide better vision to those less than $4 per day. The farmers that the glasses were given to produce around $1 billion each year and are there extremely valuable for the economy. They have been very productive and could be more

Some were born blessed, others had to work hard for it, while many also found themselves in difficult situations for the entire lives. MacKenzie Scott decided to do just that – to be that philanthropic individual who helps society’s backbone just to make their lives better. The money was given to VisionSpring, a non-profit organization that aims to provide better vision to those less than $4 per day.

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