Stories

Today, we’re celebrating World Sight Day and the incredible part you play in restoring sight and helping those with vision impairment be included in their families and communities....

Gemma Muir, Advocacy and Communications Officer for Inclusive Development explains CBM’s advisory work. In an easy-to-understand article, she unpacks CBM’s approach to enabling others to tackle the barriers that stand in the way of an inclusive world. At CBM Australia we have a vision for an inclusive world where all people with disabilities enjoy their human...

Isabella Rigg, Program Officer at CBM Australia writes about a CBM partner organisation in Vietnam that is empowering people with disabilities to become leaders and advocates for their rights.  “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status....

Jen Blyth, Disability-Inclusion Advisor at CBM Australia guides her readers into a descriptive imagining of what an accessible world could look like. At CBM Australia we’re working towards a vision where every person with disability can reach their full potential, even if they live in some of the world’s poorest communities. We strive to do our...

Corey Sutton, Producer at 98five Sonshine FM, unpacks much more than his suitcase after a trip to the Philippines where he witnessed the impact of Miracles Day for people with disability living in poverty. Sometimes we take for granted the cards that life has dealt us here in Australia. We have excellent health care; the opportunity...

Scott Curtis from 1079 Life radio station Adelaide shares about travelling to the Philippines for the first time for Miracles Day, where the experience of making a Miracle happen became real and personal. I stood in awe, a microphone in one hand and my phone in the other trying to best capture this Miracle that was...

Liana Pantalone, CBM Communications Officer, shares what happens behind the scenes on Miracles Day both in the field and the CBM Offices. It’s true… Miracles Day is only weeks away, and yet it still feels like just yesterday when I travelled with the team to a remote part of the Philippines and witnessed a life changed...