Benita smiling after surgery for cataracts.

CBM in action

Introducing some examples of CBM's work around the world. 


  • 3 people walking to relief camp following Nepal earthquake.

    Helping humanitarian organisations include older and disabled people (Age and Disability Capacity Programme)

    CBM was one of seven agencies involved in the Age and Disability Capacity Programme (ADCAP), which aimed to ensure…

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  • HHOT App launch poster, with phones showing the app in use and instructions on how to use it.

    Mobile app to help people with disabilities during emergencies

    CBM’s Humanitarian Hands on Tool (HHOT) is a ground-breaking mobile app to help people with disabilities…

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  • Icon showing a man attacking a woman in a wheelchair. Text reads: Stop violence against women with disabilities.

    Respect, Not Abuse: Tackling Violence against Women and Girls with Disabilities in Nigeria

    In Nigeria, women and girls with disabilities are up to three times more likely to encounter gender-based violence…

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  • Representatives of disabled people's organisations attend a training session.

    Supporting people with disabilities to campaign for their rights

    CBM is training people with disabilities in Uganda and Tanzania to speak up for their rights as well as…

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  • Rebuilding lives and livelihoods after Hurricane Matthew

    On 4th October 2016, Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti, one of the world’s poorest countries causing huge destruction…

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  • Claude from Cameroon has cataracts

    Reducing childhood blindness in Nigeria, West Africa

    No child should be needlessly blind, but in Nigeria, West Africa a lack of eye health services means that many children

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  • Group photo of a Village Savings and Loan Association holding up their membership books

    Helping people with disabilities in Rwanda to be financially independent

    Supporting people with disabilities to earn a living through training, support and village savings groups.

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  • Hearing technician examines girl's ear

    Preventing hearing loss in Zambia

    Training and equipping health workers to prevent avoidable hearing loss and improve access to hearing aids and support.

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  • Huge expanse of bare mud showing where the side of Sugar Loaf mountain collapsed

    Emergency Response: Sierra Leone mudslides

    Providing emergency supplies and support to people with disabilities affected by the Sierra Leone mudslides.

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  • Regina Lagton, who has a physical disability, and her two children outside their home.

    Zimbabwe food crisis - supporting people with disabilities

    Providing food, livestock & access to water for people with disabilities during Zimbabawe’s worst drought in decades.

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  • Benita smiling after surgery for cataracts.

    Combatting blindness in Peru

    In Peru, over 40% of the population live in poverty. Cataract is the leading cause of avoidable blindness…

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  • Building livelihoods through organic farming

    Many people with disabilities and their families in India struggle to earn a living. This life-changing programme…

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  • Ebola – life-saving information for people with disabilities

    The deadly outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa left over 10,000 people dead. In Sierra Leone, the…

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  • Emergency response: Nepal earthquake

    On 25th April 2015, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, leaving over 8,000 dead and many thousands more injured or…

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  • Glaucoma treatment trial

    Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness worldwide. Without effective treatment, it leads to permanent…

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