Latest News - Archive: February 2017
"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"
"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"

"I want the entire world to know that this illness is curable!"

 |  CBM news

Changing perceptions of mental illness The Honourable Haruna Bawa Mohamed is an ex-local government representative who now works as a farmer in Nigeria. He is very articulate and persuasive –...» Continue reading

“It gives you faith in human kind”
“It gives you faith in human kind”

“It gives you faith in human kind”

 |  CBM news

Whether you call our contact centre to make donations, talk about our programs or hear ways you can actively help empower those living with disabilities, our team loves to hear from you! As Kim...» Continue reading

Hashimi walks again
Hashimi walks again

Hashimi walks again

 |  CBM news

Hashimi was hot to touch, unsettled and irritated by what seemed to be a fever.  Looking down at her son, Aissa knew something was terribly wrong. With her son unable to move his left leg...» Continue reading

Survival Garden
Survival Garden

Survival Garden

 |  CBM news

When her daughter was severely injured after falling from a tree it sent Hadiza into a panic. Already struggling in harsh poverty, her daughter Mamou’s accident placed the small family under...» Continue reading

Its up to us
Its up to us

Its up to us

 |  CBM news

Have your say Right now, the Government is writing a long-term plan (White Paper) for Australia’s foreign policy. This White Paper will guide the way Australia engages with the rest of the...» Continue reading

Hunger crisis
Hunger crisis

Hunger crisis

 |  CBM news

30 million people across West Africa will not get enough food to eat this month, with children and people with disabilities most vulnerable.   But despite the widespread crisis, western media...» Continue reading

CEO in Canberra
CEO in Canberra

CEO in Canberra

 |  CBM news

Advocacy CBM strives to remove the barriers that marginalise people with disabilities in the most disadvantaged societies in the world. In order to advocate for their inclusion in overseas...» Continue reading

One garden grown, many lives changed
One garden grown, many lives changed

One garden grown, many lives changed

 |  disability-inclusive development, ausAID, survival gardens, ivory coast

Mahamoudou had always worked hard to provide for his family but after losing his arm in a robber attack, life became even tougher. Previously he had worked on the Ivory Coast to provide for...» Continue reading

Our Wonderful Volunteers
Our Wonderful Volunteers

Our Wonderful Volunteers

 |  CBM news, volunteers

All the way to the top... CBM Australia’s Volunteer Coordinator Sue Reid (pictured above with volunteer Josie Criddle) started as a volunteer here herself and it’s safe to say that she...» Continue reading