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As active members of Vision 2020 Australia; previous partners in the delivery of the 2008 Avoidable Blindness Initiative; and a development organisation dedicated to ending the cycle of poverty and disability, CBM Australia today welcomes the announcement that a Shorten Labor government would invest $32 million in a Pacific Avoidable Blindness and Vision Loss Fund. CBM CEO Jane Edge said this...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The stories in this latest Lives Restored magazine show how your love in action is overcoming the double disadvantage of poverty and disability in people’s lives.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1531353739816{margin-top: 20px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text][3d-flip-book mode="fullscreen" urlparam="fb3d-page" pdf="https://www.cbm.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/CBM-Australia-LIVES-RESTORED-Summer-2019.pdf"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1530492773615{margin-top: 30px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]If you would like to download the magazine, please click on the download button.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][edgtf_button size="" type="" target="_blank"...

We have recently conducted surveys in Ethiopia that show how our work is breaking down the barriers to inclusion and demonstrating our impact. CBM has been working to change the lives of people with disabilities in Ethiopia many years. We have a good model of Community Based Inclusive Development that works to identify people with disabilities and...

Khaleda is a strong and powerful advocate who has overcome many barriers in her life. One of the biggest barriers she has faced is the negative attitudes of others. Growing up in Bangladesh, Khaleda contracted typhoid as a young girl. Due to a lack of health services in the area, Khaleda was not treated for her...

People with disabilities often experience negative attitudes and beliefs around their skills and capabilities and are frequently underestimated. This has been the case for Shirley, a motivated 24-year-old woman, mother, advocate for disability inclusion in Vanuatu and a person with a disability. When Shirley was 9 years old she had an accident at home that led...