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  • Thu, 04/02/2016 - 15:01
    Trudie Goodwin, famed for playing Sergeant June Ackland in The Bill for 24 years and for her current role as Georgia Sharma in Emmerdale, spoke to CBM supporters at an event at Speaker's House, House of Commons, London yesterday. She talked about about her life-changing trip to see CBM's work in  Nigeria, her own experience of hearing loss and why she's passionate about CBM and its work...
  • Wed, 13/01/2016 - 09:17
    This year we’re celebrating 20 years of the UK’s support for CBM. Your support has changed millions of lives in the last two decades. Watch this slideshow to see some of the amazing transformations you’ve brought about: Created with flickr slideshow. Here are just a few of the ways that you’ve made a difference: 1.    You have restored sight to...
  • Fri, 04/12/2015 - 12:26
    On the 3 December, International Day for People with Disabilities, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) launched its new Disability Framework. The updated framework reaffirms DFID’s commitment to delivering inclusive development and sets out how they will put it into action. CBM welcomes the collaborative approach that DFID has taken in writing this framework...
  • Fri, 04/12/2015 - 09:47
    Can you remember the best gift you've ever given? We've been on the streets of Cambridge, asking people exactly that ... and their answers might surprise you!  Watch the film (opens new browser window). Christmas is a time to bring joy - and share the true meaning of hope - where it's needed most. To find out how your Christmas gifts this year can change lives, visit our Give Joy Gift...
  • Tue, 01/12/2015 - 08:34
    Around the world, women, men, girls and boys with disabilities are denied the opportunity to make their voices heard. Many are denied the chance to go to school, to earn a living or be part of their community. 80% live in poverty. Too often, misunderstanding and stigma means that disabled people are marginalised, forgotten or ignored.To mark International Day for People with Disabilities on 3rd...
  • Mon, 23/11/2015 - 09:48
    CBM UK has launched a new $1.2 million programme to prevent avoidable blindness and improve access to eye health services for 100,000 people across Zimbabwe.  This three-year project is the result from CBM’s partnership with the Seeing is Believing initiative, a programme run by Standard Chartered in collaboration with International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). The...