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

Called to Serve

On Miracles Day, Australians are asked to donate $33 to give someone the Miracle gift of sight-saving surgery. CBM Australia uses this money to fund eye-health projects in countries...

Scott Curtis from 107.9 Life FM Shares His Miracle Memory

Scott Curtis, 107.9 Life FM's Content Director, shares his Miracle Memory from his 2017...

Little Boy, Big Dreams.

Many young children have big dreams about what they want to be when they grow up, like becoming a footballer, a firefighter or a doctor. For five-year old Sudip, who...

What is a Cataract?

Cataract Facts Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, responsible for just over half [51%] the cases of blindness around the world. That’s around 20 million people – the majority of...

Improving the World: Through a Child’s Eyes

Giselle is one of our young Miracles Day donors. In recent years, Giselle has saved up her pocket money...

Making mental health a priority in Nepal in responding to Covid-19

During times of crises, mental health is often adversely...

Delivering a unique localised disability-inclusive humanitarian response

Over the past decade, we have seen natural hazards...

CBM Australia calls to #EndCOVIDForAll

Australia’s leading disability-inclusive international development agency warns the Covid-19 pandemic poses a real threat to the social and economic...

Mental Illness During Times of Crisis: The Ebola and COVID-19 Crises

In times of epidemics and crisis people living with...

Mental health issues in the developing world

Julian Eaton, CBM’s Global Advisor for Mental Health, answers questions about mental health, and how CBM is helping those...

In memory of Bethany

Bethany Wake was a remarkable 15-year-old Australian girl who loved God and people with a passion. Bethany was devoted to helping the poor and disadvantaged. She had a particular heart...

Preventing Further Spread: Prevention Kits in Cameroon

Preventing the transmission of COVID-19 remains for now one of the best methods of...

Mindfulness of People with Disabilities as Restrictions Ease

Community Education Officer Stevie Wills’ hopes for inclusive communities as we begin to emerge...

Redirecting Efforts to Build Community Protection: The Philippines

Redirecting efforts to build community protection: The Philippines When...

Responding to COVID-19 in Indonesia

Responding to COVID-19 in Indonesia In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic one way in which CBM has been working in Indonesia is to build...

Shadishori’s Story: disability rights and education

Shadishori has a mobility impairment. In 2007, CBM's partner organisation, Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra...

Creating Work Opportunities for People with Disability.

Creating Work Opportunities for People with Disability. Mangal got involved with CBM partner organisation, MSS’s...

Suman’s Story: changing attitudes about disability and sport

“When I was at school, I watched other kids...

Redirecting efforts to build community protection in India

In lower-income countries, the repercussions of COVID-19 placed additional strain on health services, leaving...

Nutrition training to help women in Ethiopia manage food insecurity

In addition to responding to Covid-19 challenges, the CBM...