Read the latest news and stories from CBM Australia’s work helping people with disabilities living in the world’s poorest places. 

COVID crisis in India: supporting the most vulnerable

“The second wave of COVID-19 has a devastating impact, claiming lives in the community....

Evaluation Confirms CBM Work Effective in Supporting Neglected Tropical Diseases Eradication

Most people in Australia have never heard of a...

Seeing the Future: Improving Eyesight in Refugee Camps

Kabir is a Rohingya man living in a refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, with...

Help Her See. Help Her Succeed: Allen’s Story

First Allen’s eyes started itching, then they reddened, and them the pain became unbearable…...

Help her see. Help her succeed: Minu’s story

Minu has never been outside the confines of her small village in one of...

Help Her See. Help Her Succeed: Shalom’s Story

Little Shalom sits on the veranda and listens to the sounds of other children...

How We’ve Worked Together Over the Years with Pacific Disability Forum

For more than 10 years, CBM Australia and the...

Disability aid budget stagnates while COVID-19 rampages

Leading disability-inclusive international development agency, CBM Australia is appalled that the Federal Government has...

Anne’s COVID-19 Reflection: Celebrating our volunteers

Anne Verwoert has volunteered at CBM for over 25-years at the Kew and Box...

Celebrating our Volunteers – National Volunteers Week 2021

National Volunteer Week (NVW) runs from May 17 to 23, and is an opportunity...

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is a health condition that has life-threatening consequences for women in some of the poorest countries in...

Climate change will lead to increased eye disease

Global rates of vision impairment are on the rise, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable. CBM has been a leading...

Meaningful Gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner. Rather than chocolates or flowers, why not give a special mum in...

People are not starving, they are being starved

CBM has joined over 260 humanitarian agencies around the world to warn that rising hunger levels are going to...

Audio devices make all the difference during Covid-19 lockdowns

Nanay is a regular visitor at the CBM supported eye-clinic in the Philippines –...

Indonesia devastated by tropical cyclone Seroja

It is a devastating reality that Indonesia experiences more disaster events than almost any other country. On average, the...

Making a difference for children in India

We’ve recently been looking at the impact of our programs in India and how it has impacted different groups....

Violin’s Bow: the story behind Stevie’s new poem

This poem is an expression of my heart. I long for an end to...

Organisations for People with Disabilities take the lead in weathering the COVID-19 storm

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for local...

Analysis: tackling trachoma through a three-pronged approach

Trachoma is an eye disease caused by infection from personal contact (hands, clothes, or...