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

Disability data

In line with Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and a target under Goal 17, Target 18 of Agenda 2030, there is...

Making Inclusion A Reality!

People with disabilities make up a significant proportion of the world’s most marginalised people. There are over one billion people living with disabilities in...

Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID)

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) happens not only...

Digital Accessibility

One the themes for this year’s Conference of States Parties (CoSP) to the CRPD [Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability] centred around Digital Accessibility – to acknowledge...

What is CoSP and why is it important?

Every year since 2006, individuals and organisations from around the globe gather every year at the Conference of State...

CBM’s statement from the CoSP opening ceremony

I am speaking on behalf of CBM, an international disability and development organization focusing on creating an inclusive world...

Nazir’s Story – Part 3

Dreams evolve from passion, circumstance and supportive friends. Part 1 of Nazir’s story talks about how he became unwell after he left University to support...

A Vision for Leah

Leah’s family Leah lives with her parents Shanitah and Christian, brother and three cousins in a small, incomplete brick house in central Uganda. Unlike other family members, Leah has two...

Nazir’s Story – Part 2

Having someone who believes in and stands by us can make all the difference. Part 1 of Nazir’s story talked about how he became unwell...

A sight to behold

“I cannot believe it! Both my eyes can see now.” Yudaya, Uganda Yudaya had waited a long time for this moment. Before receiving surgeries to remove cataracts from both her eyes,...

Nazir’s Story – Part 1

Dreams make us human: when we lose our dreams, it can be easy to lose hope. Nazir was working towards his goal of completing University...

Evelyn is making a “world of difference” at CBM Australia

The theme for National Volunteer Week 2019 (20-26 May) is...

Sharing the joy of volunteering and Christian fellowship

During CBM Australia’s National Volunteer Week 2019 celebrations, volunteers Piat, Marjorie and Shirley take...

Leave No One Behind In An Increased Aid Budget

CBM Australia welcomes Labor’s commitment to lifting foreign aid spending each year, starting from its first budget and working...

Closing mental health gaps in Nigeria

CBM Australia works closely with people with mental health issues and psychosocial disability*. Our work involves supporting people to...

CBM’s response to Cyclone Idai

Last month, one of the worst recorded tropical cyclones to impact Southern Africa hit Mozambique and continued through to Zimbabwe. Locals in rural areas of...

Surrender Conference 2019: Part 3

CBM Australia’s vision is of an inclusive world in which all people with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential. This is...

Surrender Conference 2019: Part 2

When social justice and Christianity come together, the results can transform both individuals and communities. In Part 1 of our three-part Surrender Conference 2019 series,...

Surrender Conference 2019: Part 1

The relationship between social justice and Christianity is at the heart of each annual Surrender Conference. Surrender is a Christian organisation that seeks to "motivate...

Don’t Underestimate Me – International Day of People with Disabilities 2018

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