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

Satyavathi receives the gift of sight

For those unable to access or afford surgical interventions, the loss of vision has the potential to significantly impact...

CBM Australia approves new one-year project with NCDW in Bangladesh

CBM Australia have been working in Bangladesh to improve...

Reducing blinding Trachoma in Ethiopia

Trachoma is an eye disease caused by bacterial infection. It is transmitted through personal contact (hands, clothes, or bedding)...

World Food Programme’s disability-inclusive path to zero hunger

New partnership with CBM Global Disability Inclusion enables World...

Poverty reduction in India 

In 2020, global extreme poverty increased for this first time in 20 years. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on progress made...

Working together to move out of poverty

Shaboodin lives in Surajpur district, Chhattisgarh - the target area of a CBM supported project with partner Margadarshak Seva...

A strong advocate for disability rights

Shidosri is a strong example of a woman with a disability who benefited from the work of Nav Bharat...

CBM supports Vietnam’s first Shadow Report to the UNCRPD

In Vietnam, more than six million people have a disability. Ensuring and upholding the...

World Mental Health Day: Mariska’s story

When I finished year 12, I had the world at my feet. And then… my world fell apart. I...

A life-changing approach for Siya

Siya became involved in the work of Chotanagpur Sanskritik Sangh (CSS), one of CBM Australia’s partner organisations in India, after her family bought her...

What is mental illness?

World Mental Health Month in October is an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of access to effective mental health supports and services, and how people experiencing mental health issues...

World Mental Health Day 2021

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the way we work, the way we live and the way we connect with loved ones has...

World Teachers’ Day: Giving Thanks to Teachers Who Support Inclusive Education

Through the CBM training, Maricris was able to develop...

CBM supports people with psychosocial disabilities in Indonesia

It’s been almost two years since the first COVID-19 case was reported. In that...

Attitudes Matter: national survey of community attitudes toward people with disability in Australia

The first ever national survey on attitudes towards people...

When “Frocking Up” Can Change Lives

Lyn’s daughter Bethany was nothing short of amazing. At just 15 years old she was raising awareness, funds and...

Giving sight as a birthday present 

Not many would choose to be as selfless as Esther has been. But when Esther was planning her 30th birthday, she made a generous...

CBM Australia Provides Additional Support for Vulnerable People in Indonesia

With over 4 million cases of Covid-19 and almost...

How you can change the world with CBM FunRaising!

Do you have a desire to change the lives of people with disabilities living in poverty? Want to know how...

Improving Health Care and Enabling Broader Opportunities

Through DRRA’s (a CBM partner in Bangladesh) inclusive health and rehabilitation project, Afia has...