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

Ipul’s Story

I grew up in a village in Papua New Guinea and attended a native church. My grandfather was Catholic, so my parents went to Catholic Church. The Bible was...

Father’s Day During COVID-19

We learn so much from our close family and friends and on Father’s Day we recognise the contribution of fathers can play in the...

What is clubfoot?

Clubfoot is one of a number of relatively common congenital anomalies that can be present from a baby’s birth. Affecting one or both feet, clubfoot is a deformity of the...

What is river blindness?

River blindness – or onchocerciasis – is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. It has a devastating impact on the lives of people primarily living in tropical...

What is a Fistula?

What is a fistula?  A fistula occurs when an unborn baby’s head puts too much pressure on a mother’s maternal tissues, cutting off the blood supply. The tissue dies...

Michael’s Story

Lord, I lift to you all persons with disabilities. Give them additional strength. I pray that they will trust in you and be strong. Lord, I pray that the...

Naoemi’s Story

‘This life is an opportunity This life is to serve God Don’t waste what God has given This life must be a blessing’ I am the ninth child in a family of 10...

A heartfelt message from CBM supporter, Barbara

Hi my name is Barbara Armstrong. I live in South Australia on the Fleurieu Peninsula in a little town called...

Big Dreams Back for Sudip

Big dreams back for Sudip Returning to school after his second cataract surgery was a big milestone for Sudip. When he initially stopped going to...

Combating the Stereotypes: COVID-19 Response in Nepal

Combating the stereotypes: COVID-19 response in Nepal Sarita Lamichhane (pictured centre), Gender Equality and Social...

Adapting Our Livelihoods to the Conditions of COVID-19: Indonesia

Adapting our livelihoods to the conditions of COVID-19: Indonesia...

CBM Donor’s Engineering Success

CBM Donor’s Engineering Success Greg Fawbry, one of our valued supporters, is an engineer drawn to our work in inclusive eye health. Graeme Turner finds...

Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive

World Humanitarian Day: Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive At time of crisis, people with disabilities are often among the worst affected and the last to receive...

The challenges of inclusive eye care during the COVID-19 pandemic

For the first time in a long time, individuals...

Empowering women with disabilities during the COVID-19 crisis

CBM received an update from an Organisation of People with Disabilities (OPD) in Cameroon:...

Miracles Day increases inclusive eye health impact

For 115 years around the world, and more than 45 years in Australia, CBM...

Give 52’s Anton Gaudry Partners With CBM’s Miracles Day

It’s not every day you can change somebody’s life with just $33 – but...

A message from CEO Jane Edge

COVID-19 is having devastating impact on lives around the world. Those living in poverty with a disability are even more impacted. You can help. In...

$33 is all it takes. Lucy is in. Are you?

On Miracles Day last year, Lucy travelled to a remote village in Nepal to meet patients at Nepal’s largest...

Could a Miracle be Possible?

The sight of the CBM partner Eye Hospital, based in a remote region of Nepal, inspired hope and optimism in five-year old Sudip and...