Stories

“Because of the business and the support, the future is more secure,” says Man with his son interpreting for us.When CBM Australia first heard about Man, he had just sustained a significant spinal injury in the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, resulting in the use of a wheelchair. CBM and a partner organisation worked with Man...

As we practice social distancing and self-isolation in order to limit the spread of COVID-19, many churches have radically adapted the ways that they operate. Church services are being live-streamed and small groups are meeting online.How can churches ensure they are inclusive of people with disabilities as we connect in these new ways?In 1 Corinthians...

In addition to civil unrest, the loss of lives and significant population displacement, the Northwest region of Cameroon is also bracing for the impact of COVID-19, but with so many displaced people, the task of flattening the curve has been made that much harder. “I have been preventing the virus by washing my hands with...

The United Nations recognises that girls and women with disabilities are among the most vulnerable and marginalised members of society. CBM Australia recognises the value of this statement and the necessity of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices and facilities in some of the poorest parts of the world.Thorough handwashing practices are the...