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

Stevie reflects on Covid-19 vaccine and how it is not accessible for all

Sadness weighed in my chest as I waited at...

Covid-19 impacts people with disabilities the most in the Pacific and Timor-Leste

Recent months have seen unprecedented surges of COVID-19 in...

Covid-19 pushed 80 million people into extreme poverty

Almost two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, some of the social and economic impacts...

A better future for all children, including those with disabilities

For many of us, global events over past two...

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 2021: Mariska’s story

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

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...