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

Michael’s Story

Lord, I lift to you all persons with disabilities. Give them additional strength. I pray that they will trust in you and be strong. Lord, I pray that the...

Naoemi’s Story

‘This life is an opportunity This life is to serve God Don’t waste what God has given This life must be a blessing’ I am the ninth child in a family of 10...

A heartfelt message from CBM supporter, Barbara

Hi my name is Barbara Armstrong. I live in South Australia on the Fleurieu Peninsula in a little town called...

Big Dreams Back for Sudip

Big dreams back for Sudip Returning to school after his second cataract surgery was a big milestone for Sudip. When he initially stopped going to...

Combating the Stereotypes: COVID-19 Response in Nepal

Combating the stereotypes: COVID-19 response in Nepal Sarita Lamichhane (pictured centre), Gender Equality and Social...

Adapting Our Livelihoods to the Conditions of COVID-19: Indonesia

Adapting our livelihoods to the conditions of COVID-19: Indonesia...

CBM Donor’s Engineering Success

CBM Donor’s Engineering Success Greg Fawbry, one of our valued supporters, is an engineer drawn to our work in inclusive eye health. Graeme Turner finds...

Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive

World Humanitarian Day: Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive At time of crisis, people with disabilities are often among the worst affected and the last to receive...

The challenges of inclusive eye care during the COVID-19 pandemic

For the first time in a long time, individuals...

Empowering women with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis

CBM received an update from an Organisation of People with Disabilities (OPD) in Cameroon:...

Why I Believe In Miracles

Author: Alison Dean, Director of Public Engagement On my first overseas project visit with CBM, I wept. Now let me be clear, I am not the...

Miracles Day increases inclusive eye health impact

For 110 years around the world, and more than 40 years in Australia, CBM...

Give 52’s Anton Gaudry Partners With CBM’s Miracles Day

It’s not every day you can change somebody’s life with just $33 – but...

A message from CEO Jane Edge

COVID-19 is having devastating impact on lives around the world. Those living in poverty with a disability are even more impacted. You can help. In...

$33 is all it takes. Lucy is in. Are you?

On Miracles Day last year, Lucy travelled to a remote village in Nepal to meet patients at Nepal’s largest...

Lucy Holmes from 89.9 The Light Shares Her Miracle Memory

Author: Lucy Holmes, 89.9 The Light  Like most parents, I will never forget the moment...

Could a Miracle be Possible?

The sight of the CBM partner Eye Hospital, based in a remote region of Nepal, inspired hope and optimism in five-year old Sudip and...

My Miracle Memory

Author: Mariska Meldrum Never in my wildest imagination, would I have pictured myself standing in a small shack on a remote island in the Philippines, watching someone have eye surgery. But...

Three Years On: Joanna’s Story

Author: Frenil, Joanna's Mother. Our lives changed when Joanna woke up one day without sight. It felt as though our family fell down really hard....

Bethany’s Legacy

Author: Lyn Wake Travelling to Nepal in 2019, as an ambassador for CBM, was a heartfelt mission taken on behalf of our late daughter, Bethany. Generous and compassionate, Bethany dreamed...