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  • Peter from Tanzania can’t stop smiling after successful cataract surgery at CBM's partner hospital.

    New deadline: See the Way appeal paused from 9 April

    Thursday, 2nd April, 2020

    Following much prayerful consideration, we have decided to pause our See the Way appeal, which will now end on 9th April. This will allow us to focus our efforts on reaching out to the most vulnerable people affected by the Coronavirus…

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  • Kirsty Smith, CBM UK CEO

    A letter from Kirsty: COVID-19 Update

    Friday, 20th March, 2020

    I am writing to update you on our response to coronavirus as events unfold, and to reassure you that we are holding you all in our prayers and thoughts through these uncertain days…

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  • Staff at Clamp Optometrists in Cambridge, supporting our See the Way campaign.

    Cambridgeshire businesses support See the Way

    Tuesday, 17th March, 2020

    Several Cambridgeshire organisations have pledged their support for our See the Way appeal, helping to raise awareness and funds to help people with sight problems in the world’s poorest places. From putting up posters to organising…

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  • World Glaucoma Week: Diane Louise Jordan speaks out

    Sunday, 8th March, 2020

    Broadcaster Diane Louise Jordan has spoken about her father’s experience of glaucoma and highlighted the urgent need for greater access to sight-saving diagnosis and treatment, after a trip to see CBM’s work in Rwanda.

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  • Sarah, an Ophthalmic Clinical Officer from our partner hospital in Rwanda.

    The future is inclusive: celebrating International Women’s Day

    Saturday, 7th March, 2020

    This International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the injustice that women are more likely to experience avoidable blindness, while also celebrating some of the inspiring women working to deliver eye health services and save sight in the..

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  • Diane and Preston with Etienne and his mother and father at their family home

    Diane Louise Jordan: an eye-opening journey

    Friday, 6th March, 2020

    Television presenter Diane Louise Jordan has seen the life-changing impact of CBM’s sight-saving work, after a visit that resonated on a very personal level…

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  • Purna Maya's home was destroyed in the Nepal earthquake.

    UK launches Humanitarian Action disability guidelines

    Friday, 6th March, 2020

    The new Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action were launched this week in the UK, at a roundtable in London.

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  • Members of Disability Rights Advocacy Centre at the launch of the Break the Cycle programme in Nigeria.

    Break the Cycle: new project to reduce violence against women and girls with disabilities

    Wednesday, 4th March, 2020

    Together with Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC), we’ve launched a new project in Nigeria to reduce violence against women and girls with disabilities by helping them to become more economically independent and…

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  • Emma Symonds & Kathy Al Ju'beh presenting the toolkit at Bond’s Disability and Development Group

    CBM launches new disability and gender analysis tool

    Monday, 2nd March, 2020

    CBM’s new Disability and Gender Analysis Toolkit has been developed to support staff, partners and allies in strengthening capacity to address systemic and deeply entrenched discriminatory practices. It provides practical tools for…

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  • Jenni has some strong supporters to cheer her on - two of her sons!

    Jenni runs for See the Way

    Sunday, 1st March, 2020

    CBM will be cheering on team member Jenni Ramos next month as she takes on the challenge of the Cambridge Half Marathon.

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