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Annie bakes brownies to fundraise for cbm.
Apr 22, 2015

9 year old Annie saves 464 people from going blind

Annie, a 9 year old girl from Wellington, has truly made a difference: She saved 464 people from going blind due to river blindness! You are probably wondering how she did that? We recently received a cheque for $232 and…
© Robin Wyatt 2014: see  Every child with severe disabilities is entitled to enrol at his or her local school and receive education through a Home Based Educator (HBE). Jyothi, an HBE, is pictured here working with her own brother, Siddaraju, who has severe learning disabilities.
Apr 13, 2015

A matrix of change - inclusion in India

Here we highlight our partner organisation 'Mobility India' in Bangalore, India, that focuses on supporting people with disabilities through rehabilitation services and poverty alleviation. The cycle of poverty and disability in India Disability is both a cause and consequence of…
Fiona Morris
Mar 12, 2015

During transition we welcome Fiona as cbm's Acting CEO

Fiona Morris, our Marketing Manager - Engagement, is excited to lead cbm New Zealand through the time of transition as our Acting CEO. She is looking forward to meeting you and sharing the stories of lives transformed. During this interim…
© CBM  Neha has been diagnosed with glaucoma in both her eyes. Here she is seen along with her grandmother at a CBM partner organisation - the Biratnagar Eye Hospital (BEH) in eastern Nepal.
Mar 11, 2015

Sight maintained, dreams restored

Neha is a 12 year old girl from India and is affected by glaucoma. This World Glaucoma Week 2015 she talks with us about her journey and how life never has been easy for her. Tough childhood I am the…
© CBM/argum/Einberger  Dr. Heiko Philippin examines Zaina (right) during outreach activities by CBM partner Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Tanzania.
Mar 11, 2015

Celebrate with us the World Glaucoma Week 2015

cbm celebrates World Glaucoma Week from 8-14 March 2015. The theme this year is 'Beat Invisible Glaucoma'. On this occasion, we speak with our colleague Dr. Heiko Philippin, an ophthalmologist working in Tanzania. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a disease…
Jamila Amadou, who has untreated club feet, gets a push through the sand from a young woman in Kiota, Niger.
Mar 5, 2015

Women with disabilities are women too

Women with disabilities don’t have to be forgotten sisters. Together we can MAKE IT HAPPEN – as the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day states. Stephanie Ortoleva a highly recognised author and international human rights lawyer tells cbm why…
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