Give the Miracle
of sight for $33

All it takes is $33 and a 12-minute operation to restore sight for someone with cataracts.

On Miracles Day, Thursday 19 August, give the Miracle of sight-saving surgery to someone living in poverty. Someone like 12-year-old Sathi who had cataracts, leaving her unable to keep up with friends or see the blackboard at school.

This year you can help give the Miracle gift of sight to people around the world

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!

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of people who are visually impaired live in developing countries

Did you know?

Eight in ten cases of vision impairment are considered avoidable.

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

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

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

Blindness to sight in 12-minutes… a Miracle.

*On occasion very small children will need anaesthetic with cataract surgery, the cost for cataract surgery including anaesthetic is $230.

Thursday, 19 August 2021.

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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CBM Australia

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Box Hill, VIC 3128

ABN: 23 005 326 849

CBM Australia has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office.