Miracles Day Tag

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 school, the five-year old’s vision problems prevented him from being able to read the blackboard or learn with his classmates.Now, after successful cataract surgeries and with a new pair of prescribed...

Author: Jane Edge, CEO of CBM AustraliaPictured: Joanna with her mother Frenil at their shop.For 110 years around the world, and more than 40 years in Australia, CBM has provided impactful and sustainable support to people with disabilities living in the poorest countries.From here in Australia, this work transforms the lives of up to 10...

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 many ways our current experience of living with the COVD-19 pandemic is normal life for the vast majority of the world’s people. In the places where CBM Australia works, fears we...

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 his father Sher Bahadur.Sudip’s eyesight had deteriorated to the point he could no longer attend school, socialise with his friends or play with his siblings. The little boy and his parents...

Author: Mariska MeldrumNever in my wildest imagination, would I have pictured myself standing in a small shack on a remote island in the Philippines, watching someone have eye surgery.But there I was, a mum of three small kids - known for running out of the room during operating scenes on TV - watching in awe...

Author: Frenil, Joanna's Mother.Our lives changed when Joanna woke up one day without sight. It felt as though our family fell down really hard. But as a mother, I had to be strong for my family…for my daughter. I walked her to school every day. I copied notes for her. I helped her eat, get...

Many young children have big dreams about what they want to be when they grow up, like becoming a footballer, a firefighter or a doctor.For five-year old Sudip, who lives with his parents and four siblings in a remote village about 600km east of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, his big dream was to be a police...