34 people See the Way to a brighter future after a weekend of sight-restoring surgery
34 people from rural Byumba District in Rwanda can see again, after a visit from a specialist eye health team to carry out sight-restoring cataract operations. The outreach clinic in May was part of CBM UK’s See the Way project…
Families on the verge of starvation in Kenya food crisis
Kenya is facing widespread food shortages amidst its worst drought in 40 years, and people with disabilities are among those hardest hit. CBM is working with our partners to provide urgent support.
Downton Abbey star Penelope Wilton voices support for women living with fistula
Dame Penelope Wilton has spoken out about the devastating impact of fistula on women and girls living in lower income countries, like Nigeria, ahead of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (23 May).
New policy paper launched: Locating disability inclusion in action on climate change
CBM UK is pleased to share a new Policy Paper that examines the interlinkages between climate change and disability, illustrating the disproportionate impact on people with disabilities living in poor communities…
COVID-19 has led to alarming levels of avoidable blindness
The Coronavirus pandemic is having an alarming impact on the numbers of people living avoidably blind – and when better to bring this to people’s attention, than on World Health Day?
Register now for learning event on partnerships with organisations of persons with disabilities
On 6th April 2022, CBM UK is hosting a virtual event to launch the findings from new report: “We have a key role now”: Lessons learned from partnerships with organisations of persons with disabilities”.
Light up Lives with us - your sight-saving gift doubled!
Today, we’re launching our Light up Lives appeal to help restore sight and improve access to sight-saving treatment. And thanks to a group of generous CBM friends, every £1 you donate will be doubled!