On Miracles Day, Thursday 19 August, generous Australians like you gave the Miracle gift of sight-saving surgery to people living in poverty.

Thank you!

On Miracles Day, Thursday 19 August, generous Australians like you gave Miracles of sight-saving surgery to people living in poverty.

People like 12-year-old Sathi who had cataracts, leaving her unable to keep up with friends or see the blackboard at school.

Generous Australians like you have given the Miracle gift of sight to people around the world. They want to say – ‘Thank you!’

What’s a Miracle?

A Miracle is a $33 gift that gives someone blind from cataracts the simple 12-minute sight-saving surgery needed to restore their sight.

Blindness to sight in 12-minutes… a Miracle.

Change more than one person’s future by donating more than one Miracle!

90% of people who are visually impaired live in developing countries

Eight in 10 cases of vision impairment are considered avoidable.

Nine in 10 people who are visually impaired live in developing countries.

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision impairment globally.

Become a Miracle-a-Month supporter and help change a life each and every month

Did you know?

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness. Although straightforward to treat, cataracts often lead to permanent vision loss for people living in poverty who can’t access affordable eye-care and surgery.

$33 and a 12-minute surgery can change someone’s life forever.

Change more than one person’s future by donating more than one Miracle!

Miracles Day FAQs

A Miracle gift is a $33 donation that gives someone at risk of blindness from cataracts the 12-minute sight-saving surgery needed to restore their sight.

The next Miracles Day will be either 11 or 18 August, 2022. 

This Miracles Day, you can join CBM Australia, Christian radio stations, CBM field partners, corporate sponsors, churches, groups and schools to give people the Miracle of sight.

For every dollar given to CBM Australia, 73 cents supports field programs around the world. This includes our work in preventable blindness and sight saving cataract surgery for those with disabilities – the poorest of the poor in many countries.

CBM and our field partners run inclusive eye health programs around the world funding eye health work in:

  • Bangladesh
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • India
  • Nigeria
  • Nepal
  • Ethiopia
  • Cameroon

Yes! Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

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