Desìo, the brand of color contact lenses produced by the Italian manufacturer Qualimed, is helping to fund Sightsavers, an international NGO founded in 1950 in the U.K. Sightsavers currently operates in more than 30 low- and middle-income countries in Africa and Asia. The charity conducts eye exams and provides treatment for diseases of the eye. It also encourages education and employment for the visually impaired and seeks to bolster their rights.