Posted in March 2013

Solar Ear Discussion

Feb 28, 2013 – Excited about a call I had this morning with Howard Weinstein of Solar Ear! They’ve created a low cost hearing aid, and long lasting battery they are providing to children in developing countries. We are discussing collaboration and potential partnership. You can read more about their program here (english language available) … Continue reading

The Other 1%

Feb 9, 2013 – WHO Report: “Less than 1% of hearing impaired individuals use hearing aids in developing countries, while in developed countries the rate ranges from 10% to 40%.”

Dec 28, 2012 – A sobering statistic, and an opportunity: The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that hearing impairment is the most common sensory deficit in human populations, affecting more than 250 million people in the world.

“Help Them Hear” Update

Nov 8, 2012 – “Help Them Hear” update. Call with fantastic volunteers Ching Chiao and Frank Michlick. Logo/website development initiated. The search for manufacturing partners begins. Help Them Hear will provide hearing aids to those who cannot afford them. Like us!