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TEDxHultsfred - Paul Folkesson - Vision For All

Vision For All (VFA), represented by Paul Folkesson, optometrist, president of the Swedish Optometric Association, board member of VFA. Have been on VFA-travels in Peru and Bolivia. Paul presents VFAs work from inside as board member and volunteer in VFA travels and work days. VFS is a non profit organisation who wants to make it possible for people, in need of glasses, to study and work. VFA works with the most poor people that has the greatest need of measures by an optometrist. Theese people have no possibility to pay for an vision examination or glasses. VFA collects, measures and washes better used glasses in Sweden and then travel to far end places to give the glasses to people in need. Read more: About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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