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  • Samuel doing a physiotherapy session with Paul, at Paul's home.

    Inclusive Healthcare – working alongside communities in Nigeria

    Monday, 6th June, 2022 | CBM UK
    Since 2006, CBM has partnered with Elim Christian Vocational Training Centre – a community-based rehabilitation programme – to ensure people with disabilities in Nigeria have access their human rights. This is the third in our 3-part blog series ...
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  • A girl with a prosthetic leg pushing a girl in a wheelchair across a field. ©CBM

    People with Disabilities don’t have the luxury of time – action is needed now

    Thursday, 26th May, 2022 | Mark Barrell
    The International Development Strategy (open in new tab) (IDS) launched on 16th May 2022 by the UK Government has been long awaited. But was the wait worth it for those who need the FCDO to be a global lead in breaking the cycle of poverty for people...
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  • A man with a physical disability in Nigeria, using a tricycle to get to work.

    Inclusive Employment in Nigeria – celebrating an amazing partnership & lasting impact

    Thursday, 19th May, 2022 | CBM UK
    Since 2006, CBM has partnered with Elim Christian Vocational Training Centre – a community-based rehabilitation programme – to ensure people with disabilities in Nigeria have access their human rights. This is the second in our 3-part blog series...
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  • Students attending an inclusive school in Nigeria.

    Inclusive Education in Nigeria – celebrating an amazing partnership & lasting impact

    Thursday, 5th May, 2022 | CBM UK
    CBM has been partnering with Elim Christian Vocational Training Centre for more than 15 years to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Benue State, Nigeria – ensuring they have better access to health, social, educational, economic and p...
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  • Wheelchair user, Dabwiso (19), at home with his mother and sister, in Zambia

    Meeting the Ambition of the new FCDO Disability Inclusion & Rights Strategy

    Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 | Ursula Grant
    The FCDO reaffirmed its commitment to be a global leader on disability inclusion through the release of its recent and well received Disability Inclusion and Rights Strategy (2022-2030) (Gov website – open in new tab). The strategic intent is t...
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  • A lady standing with a crutch smiling

    Lessons learned from partnerships with organisations of persons with disabilities – read the full report

    Friday, 8th April, 2022 | CBM UK
    On 6th April 2022, CBM UK hosted a virtual event to launch the findings from our new report: “We have a key role now”: Lessons learned from partnerships with organisations of persons with disabilities”. Organisations of Persons with Disabilitie...
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  • Five members of the Zimbabwe SUCCEED project team (2 women and 3 men) holding a banner saying National Association of Persons with Psychosocial disabilities "nothing about us without us"

    “A revolution of people fighting for their livelihood, rights and dignity” – Formation of the National Association for people with psychosocial disabilities in Zimbabwe

    Wednesday, 6th April, 2022 | CBM UK
    “As a person with a Psycho-social disability, my expectations have gone way beyond what I thought would be possible. My attitude has completely changed. Instead of having people with psycho-social-disabilities being people who need to be fixed, an...
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  • A lady with a crutch smiling to camera holding a piece of paper with writing on

    Building effective partnerships with the Disability Movement – sharing lessons learned

    Monday, 4th April, 2022 | CBM UK
    “CBM builds the bridges, the connection, and the link. Opening the door, getting the communication going, coaching people on how to pitch things and how to be strategic. They influenced the change in perceptions – of looking at people with disab...
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  • Training for Shi Shin Apparel employees on disability inclusion, with CDD

    Promoting inclusion in the workplace – a case study from Bangladesh

    Friday, 1st April, 2022 | CBM UK
    People with disabilities in low-and middle-income countries often find it difficult to earn a living because they can’t access education or training and face stigma and discrimination from employers. But pioneering organisations like Shin Shin Appa...
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  • 2 ladies sitting down, one his in a wheelchair who is holding a hairbrush

    FCDO Disability Inclusion and Rights strategy: Ambition is to be encouraged but confidence has to be re-engaged

    Wednesday, 30th March, 2022 | Mark Barrell
    The new FCDO Disability Inclusion and Rights strategy (open in new tab) alongside 18 commitments (Gov website – open in new tab) to help its delivery were launched at the Global Disability Summit in  February 2022 by Vicky Ford, the Minster fo...
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