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  • Selfie of supporter Steven Murray outside and wearing a CBM branded cap.

    Steven to walk 10,000 steps a day to save sight

    Friday, 29th April, 2022

    CBM supporter Steven Murray from Angus in Scotland is setting himself a challenge of walking 10,000 steps every day in May to help restore sight in the world’s poorest places…

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  • Evelyn, 73, waters her plot in the community garden in Chivi, Zimbabwe

    New policy paper launched: Locating disability inclusion in action on climate change

    Friday, 8th April, 2022

    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…

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  • Female patient wearing a face mask whilst having an eye examination

    COVID-19 has led to alarming levels of avoidable blindness

    Thursday, 7th April, 2022

    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?

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  • Ben running outside

    Ben runs Manchester Marathon for Gran and CBM

    Tuesday, 29th March, 2022

    On 3rd April 2022, Ben Aitken will run the Manchester Marathon to celebrate the life of his grandmother and raise funds for CBM’s life-changing work.

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  • CBM Staff attending a focus group discussion with Women Group at Charitabari at Haripur Union in Sundorgonj, Bangladesh.

    Register now for learning event on partnerships with organisations of persons with disabilities

    Friday, 18th March, 2022

    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”.

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  • Whitney wearing specialised glasses is looking at paper having her eyes tested

    Light up Lives with us - your sight-saving gift doubled!

    Thursday, 10th March, 2022

    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!

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  • family stood outside their home, in southern Madagascar. 2nd - Mosa sat at a desk smiling, outside in his village in Madagascar.

    In times of crisis, your love shines through

    Tuesday, 22nd February, 2022

    CBM UK’s Rapid Response Fund enables us to act quickly to support the most vulnerable at times of disaster. Every hour can make a difference to the most vulnerable people living through some of the worst of situations. We need to be ready.

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  • Two male participants, one wheelchair user and one non wheelchair user, in discussion.

    CBM UK welcomes the FCDO Disability Inclusion and Rights Strategy and calls for continued action

    Friday, 18th February, 2022

    This week the UK Government announced at the Global Disability Summit (GDS) the launch of the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) strategy for Disability Inclusion and Rights across the globe to 2030…

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  • Children at CoRSU walking along in a line, playing musical instruments.

    Music to our ears! Supporting children with disabilities to develop key life skills

    Wednesday, 16th February, 2022

    Learning to play music can have a profound impact for children, helping develop key life-skills such as self-confidence, concentration, communication skills and team work…

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  • Gill Godber speaking at a church service, standing next to a CBM banner.

    Cambridgeshire church supports CBM as charity of the month

    Friday, 4th February, 2022

    We are delighted that Downing Place United Reformed Church in Cambridge selected CBM UK to be their Charity of the Month for January 2022, helping to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest communities.

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