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

Poetry and Justice

Today is World Poetry Day. I have been privileged to write and perform (that is recite) poetry through my role as Community Education Officer at CBM Australia. I love...

Supporting children’s independence and growth

We walk barely 50 metres from the pot-holed rural road lined with small wood, cement block and tin-roofed settlements. ...

Supporting kids to hear

Sakhib had a big, shy smile on his face as he listened to his mum, Inja, talk about the changes she had seen in him since he was diagnosed...

Week 3 – Lent Series 2020- Luke 5:12-16-Jesus Heals a Man with Leprosy

During the time Jesus walked the earth, people who...

Week 2 – Lent Series 2020 – Luke 10:25-37 – The Good Samaritan

Jesus restored people and communities. Therefore, following Jesus requires...

Niger passes law to integrate people with disabilities

On 18 October 2019, the Niger National Assembly passed a law on the fundamental...

Week 1 – Lent Series 2020 – Luke 19:1-10 – Jesus and Zacchaeus

As Lent begins, we remember the love and work...

Mauricio Story – End The Cycle

 My name is Mauricio. I live in Santo Tomas, Nicaragua. When I’m painting, I’m always feeling happy. I’m feeling inspired. Sometimes I buy materials and then...

Inclusive development means leaving no one behind

As Australia moves to review and modernise the way it provides aid CBM Australia is calling on the government...

Disability Inclusion is a key measurement for a world leading International Development Policy

Over the past decade Development for All strategies have...

NGOs are powerful agents for change and play a crucial role

For over a century, CBM has been devoted to improving the lives of people...

Zimbabwe Food Crisis: The Facts

 ZIMBABWE IS IN THE GRIP OF A DEADLY FOOD CRISIS.   Zimbabwe is “facing the worst hunger crisis in a decade” the UN declared. More than...

CBM to be a hosting partner for this year’s Surrender20 conference

A perfect alignment of visions between CBM Australia and...

Pathway to Education

Kyle is a typical 12-year-old boy who goes to elementary school in the Leyte region of the Philippines. He loves to do puzzles, dribble basketballs and when he can,...

The transformative power of disability-inclusive education

The need for a more inclusive approach to education is clear. Half of the...

What is inclusive education?

Karen Heinicke-Motsch is one CBM’s Senior Disability Inclusion Advisors who has a focus on inclusive education and inclusive early childhood development. Here she talks...

Nahel is going blind. He’s just three years old and has been diagnosed with bilateral cataracts.

Nahel is three years old and lives with his...

It takes a village

Since 2018 CBM has been working with UNICEF in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to support disability inclusion in early childhood development programs across 50 centres. This coincided with the...

Pastor Glen Smith reflects on CBM’s inclusive education programs

Pastor Glen Smith from Grace Canberra church visited several...

Case story, ERM project- 3676, Palo, Leyte

  In poor communities in the Philippines, CBM is supporting the establishment of small organisations that bring people together around...