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Solar Ear Recognized as an Innovative Company
April 10, 2011

April 10, 2011 – Foundation grantee Solar Ear was recently recognized as one of the Brazil’s “10 Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company for “making hearing aids affordable.” As you may recall, Solar Ear has developed the world’s first digital solar-powered rechargeable hearing aid, which costs a fifth the price of standard equipment. The Sao Paulo-based not-for-profit, whose employees are all hearing-impaired, ships to 30 countries. 

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