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

Drought tolerant seeds provide more food to Rachael and her family

Rachael increased access to food through farming with drought...

Volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga

The Pacific island nation of Tonga is facing an unprecedented disaster following a volcanic eruption on Saturday 15 January,...

International Day of Education: keeping kids in school in Kenya

All children around the world have the right to a quality education. Yet, despite...

Abdul supports economic opportunities to people with disabilities

Around 15 per cent of the world’s population live...

Get to know our new website

Discover the updated features and content on the new CBM Australia website We’re both excited and proud to show you the new CBM Australia website...

Leave a gift in Will

Studies have shown that Australians don’t know much about leaving a gift to a charity in their Will. This is why so many of us search questions like, “What...

How to set up a Will

If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you do not have a valid Will. Well, you’re not alone. Currently, more than half of all Australians are in the same...

How to write a Will in Australia

There are many reasons to think about setting up a Will. A Will helps to offer protection for your family members when you have...

What is a bequest?

Put simply, a bequest is just another term for a gift in Will. In Australia, the two terms are often used interchangeably. The legal profession is full of confusing terminology...

CBM Vietnam wins prestigious Zero Foundation Award

CBM Australia congratulates our team in Vietnam and their partner organisation – the Aid...

Margaret’s journey from ‘monster’ to proud young woman

Disability remains misunderstood among many people and across many parts of the world. This...

How Sadia became a strong advocate for people with disabilities

Did you know that one in seven people around the world live with some...

Education is a right for all children including those with disability

In one project area alone in Kenya, the number...

Supporting OPDs Covid-19 response: reflections from the Philippines

Like in most countries, people in the Philippines, especially...

Madagascar crisis: this is Haova’s story

The island country of Madagascar off the coast of East Africa is in the grips of a double headed...

Madagascar crisis: this is Liasoa’s story

When Liasoa was a baby, she was abandoned by her parents. Now nine years old, the little girl is...

Madagascar crisis: this is Tsihala’s story

Even before Madagascar became gripped by a worsening humanitarian crisis, things were already challenging for Tsihala and her family. The...

Madagascar crisis: this is Maharavo’s story

In times of crisis, people with disabilities are often more deeply impacted and less likely to receive help than...

Leave No One Behind: ensuring people with disabilities are included in Covid-19 responses

“The COVID-19 pandemic has brought home and highlighted the...

Strengthening OPDs in Ethiopia increases impact and value for money

Across Ethiopia, around 7.8 million people live with some...