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

Unequal Pandemic: Deepening Learning Gaps in Education

Deepening learning gaps in education The sudden and drastic pivot to remote learning as a...

Unequal pandemic: worsening precarious economic situations

Eighteen months into the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, work practices, businesses and livelihoods were still...

Unequal pandemic: embedding unequal access to health services

In times of disaster events and crises, people with disabilities are often the hardest...

Unequal Pandemic: Driving Food Insecurity

People who are already on the margins of society in many ways, including people with disabilities, have been further...

CBM Australia Joins Historic Disaster Relief Alliance

CBM, Australia’s leading disability inclusive development organisation, joined 16 Australian charities to launch the...

Help, When it Seems There is No Hope From Anywhere

Help, When it Seems There is No Hope From Anywhere Life was already tough for...

Suman is Praying for a Miracle

Suman’s future could go two ways Every day, treatable conditions like cataracts are cruelly robbing children and adults of their sight. And it’s the poorest...

CBM supports Dala and other at-risk people in Nepal during Covid-19

Covid-19 has had a terrible impact on people living...

Covid-19 response: CBM provides essential food in Nepal

It was a cold morning, the first chill of winter making itself known by...

Hunger is gripping madagascar

Like many countries around the world, the island of Madagascar off the coast of East Africa has been hit hard by COVID-19. Tragically, the...

CBM in Nepal: Covid-19 hits hard

The negative impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing in Nepal from Covid-19 is significant. For people to be able to recover and re-build...

Salman’s Miracle

Two significant things happened in the life of Salman when he was five years old. He started school, and sadly his eyesight began to noticeably deteriorate. “He told me that...

Improved disability inclusion in South Sudan

In South Sudan, decades of conflict, poverty and poor access to essential services have increased the rate of disability,...

“A little warrior who never gave up” – Lino walks again

For many of us, climbing trees is part of...

Agua rediscovers hope after receiving treatment for her leg and arm

Agua hopes and dreams of one day working in...

Preventing disability through access to quality health care in South Sudan

Who stamps their feet and sings loudly to scare...

Ibran’s Miracle

Ibran’s parents first noticed his vision problems when he was a baby, but the prohibitive costs of health care prevented them from being able to help him. “There has been...

Gokul needs a Miracle

Gokul longed to go to school like other boys his age, but every day he had the heartbreaking experience of crying as he watched his younger brother Akhleish go...

Efril’s Miracle

Efril’s Miracle In many ways, Efril is just like any other nine-year-old girl. She loves playing with her cooking set and spending time with her cousins. She is protective of...

Miracles Day 2021

Australia’s health care system is regarded as one of the best in the world. It is easy to take for granted that, for many of us, free or affordable...