Up in the Himalaya and Andes, at an altitude of 2,500 to 5,000 meters, people are exposed to intense sunlight – and thus harmful UV rays – year round. About 80% of the population suffers from eye damage and serious eye diseases.
The impact has been intesified throughout the last years due to the whole in the ozone layer. Based on this development many victims are becoming increasingly unable to work and provide for their families. Unique indigenous cultures are hence forced to resettle to the cities and valleys. However it is so simple to prevent such structural migration of these unique people and to provide protection.
The unorthodox approach of Shades Of Love has proven to be very popular and effective. We at Shades Of Love collect sunglasses and distribute them directly among the world’s highest summits and villages. We combine expedition with humanitarian aid.
With Love – Shades Of Love