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How do we solve a problem like trachoma?
Apr 18, 2013

How do we solve a problem like trachoma?

CBR (Community Based Rehabilitation) fieldworker Juster Kaburi from cbm partner 'SPARK' teaching pupils from a rural Kenyan primary school about the importance of hand and face washing in trachoma prevention. To eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020, programmes must be integrated…
1st CBR World Congress
Jan 7, 2013

1st CBR World Congress

cbm staff joined over 1,000 delegates from around the globe attending the first Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) World Congress. The event was held in Agra, India from 26-28 November 2012, with the aim of promoting CBR as a global strategy…
World Braille Day
Jan 4, 2013

World Braille Day

Mr. Komivi Ayassou (President of the Association of Persons with Disabilities in Togo) reading the World Report on Disability during the launch event of the World Report on Disability held in Lomé, Togo in November 2011. The 4th of January…
Amidst tents filled with clients injured in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake and continuing aftershocks, there was also a tale of hope and optimism as 25-year-old Ganga gave birth to a baby boy.
Jul 28, 2015

Three months of inclusive response in pictures

Since the earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, cbm, with partner organisations, has reached more than 15,000 people in the worst-hit districts. To ensure that everyone can access relief with equal ease, including the most at-risk groups such as…
Thousands received help in Nepal
Jul 14, 2015

Thousands received help in Nepal

In the emergency response cbm International has reached thousands of people with disabilities and many people who sustained injuries as a result of the earthquakes that hit Nepal. July 25th marks the 3-month anniversary of the first big earthquake. To…
Purna Maya lived with her father, Maila, in a mud house in Kavresthali village, situated about three kilometres from capital Kathmandu. She has cerebral palsy and has never received any treatment.
May 25, 2015

Battling seven cold nights under the open sky

Purna Maya has celebral palsy and is dependent on her father Maila. When the earthquake struck Nepal Pruna was inside their mud house which collapsed on her. She was buried under debris but Maila managed to pull her out of…
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