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

Miracles Day 2021

CBM’s annual Miracles Day, which takes place on Thursday August 19th, is an opportunity for Australians to show their generosity and donate to restore

New Eye Glasses Give Twins From the Philippines Hope For a Brighter Future.

If you have ever walked around a pre-school or...

The Return of Hope for Ibu Suhairi After Being Free From Cataracts

Ibu Suhairi’s face radiated with joy because she was...

CBM’s Inclusion Advisory Group Helping Women and Infants Access Life-Saving Health Services in Timor-Leste

CBM’s research and subsequent training program in Timor-Leste has...

CBM’s Inclusion Advisory Group Helps to Promote Disability Inclusion Across Multi-Sectoral Aid Program in Timor-Leste

CBM’s Inclusion Advisory Group has been involved in promoting...

How CBM’s Advisory Work in Papua New Guinea is Influencing Faith Based Aid Programs and Churches

CBM estimates that only 7% of people with a...

Improving Access to Education for Children with Disability Through CBM’s Advisory Work

CBM estimates that only 5% of the 413,000 children...

Improving the Lives of People With Disabilities Through Influencing the Legal Framework in Papua New Guinea

People with disabilities experience greater inclusion and their lives...

Disability group sets up COVID-19 helpline

In many cities across India, NGOs and state government agencies have initiated many services for households affected with Covid-19....

COVID crisis in India: supporting the most vulnerable

“The second wave of COVID-19 has a devastating impact, claiming lives in the community....

Evaluation Confirms CBM Work Effective in Supporting Neglected Tropical Diseases Eradication

Most people in Australia have never heard of a...

Seeing the Future: Improving Eyesight in Refugee Camps

Kabir is a Rohingya man living in a refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, with...

Help Her See. Help Her Succeed: Allen’s Story

First Allen’s eyes started itching, then they reddened, and them the pain became unbearable…...

Help her see. Help her succeed: Minu’s story

Minu has never been outside the confines of her small village in one of...

Help Her See. Help Her Succeed: Shalom’s Story

Little Shalom sits on the veranda and listens to the sounds of other children...

How We’ve Worked Together Over the Years with Pacific Disability Forum

For more than 10 years, CBM Australia and the...

Disability aid budget stagnates while COVID-19 rampages

Leading disability-inclusive international development agency, CBM Australia is appalled that the Federal Government has...

Anne’s COVID-19 Reflection: Celebrating our volunteers

Anne Verwoert has volunteered at CBM for over 25-years at the Kew and Box...

Celebrating our Volunteers – National Volunteers Week 2021

National Volunteer Week (NVW) runs from May 17 to 23, and is an opportunity...

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is a health condition that has life-threatening consequences for women in some of the poorest countries in...