Pairing knowledge with charity

NEW SKILLS—Students learn about entrepreneurship on Aug. 4. Courtesy of Anu Venkatesh

Fifty middle and high school students participated in a summer entrepreneurship workshop hosted by members of the Sankara Eye Foundation in Simi Valley earlier this month.

The nonprofit founded in 1998 provides free surgeries to people in need who have curable blindness.

Attendees at the Aug. 4 workshop, which took place at the Simi Valley Senior Center, learned about finances, sales and marketing skil...

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