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              Rebel With a Cause

              Rebel With a Cause (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Avery, Sir Ray; With Little, Paul

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              Ray Avery is an amazing person. He is the current NZer of the Year because of his clever work in the third world using his scientific and business knowledge to provide cheap cataract operations, cheap and more effective incubators for babies and other creative scientific solution...s. His childhood was very 'Angela's Ashes' - brought up in an orphanage (his own mother had tried to sell him?, then ran away and lived on the streets. But Ray went on to become a scientist, a millionaire, very successful businessman and now someone who literally does help to change the world. During the mid-nineties Ray spent most of his time working in Eritrea and Nepal setting up two world class Intraocular lens laboratories. At that time the cost of an Intraocular lenses was about US$300 but Ray managed to put the technology together to produce lenses for under US$10.00 making modern Cataract surgery accessible to the poor throughout Africa and Asia.Today these laboratories produce over 10% of the worlds supply of Intraocular lenses. Today he encourages other talented people to get on board and tackle some of the really big problems confronting the poor in developing countries. From his garage in Mt Eden Auckland Ray manages a global network of experts to work on specific projects and somehow everyone finds themselves donating their time and knowledge for free - and they are rewarded by making a difference.
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              ISBN 9781869793913
              Published NZ 6 Aug 2010
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Rebel with A Cause (1 Volumes Set)

              Rebel with A Cause (1 Volumes Set) (Paperback, [Large Print])

              By Avery, Sir Ray

              Rebel With a Cause is the inspiring story of a true Kiwi hero who overcame childhood neglect and abuse to become a successful scientist and businessman, and who has saved millions of lives in the third world. Ray Avery is the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2010 and the recipi...ent of the Sir Peter Blake Medal for Leadership 2010. He has ...
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              ISBN 9781459630383
              Released NZ 14 Oct 2011
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Read How You Want
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