CBM advisor receives award for work with children with visual impairment in Palestine
Wednesday, 31st August, 2016
Rima Canawati, Director of Programme Development at one of CBM’s partners in Palestine and a CBM regional advisor has received the International Leadership Award from the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment.
Ethiopia Food Crisis update: saving lives and livelihoods
Monday, 1st August, 2016
Thanks to your generous response to our emergency appeal in February, CBM has provided desperately needed food, water, seeds and livestock to thousands of the most vulnerable people in drought-stricken Amhara, northern Ethiopia.
CBM-sponsored Rwanda volleyball team to compete in Rio Paralympics
Tuesday, 26th July, 2016
CBM is excited to announce our sponsorship of the Rwandan Paralympic women’s sitting volleyball team, the first African women’s team to compete in this event.
Watch BFG star Penelope Wilton's message of support
Thursday, 21st July, 2016
Actress and friend of CBM Penelope Wilton, who plays the Queen in Stephen Spielberg’s film adaptation of The BFG, explains why she supports our work. The much-anticipated film debuts in UK cinemas tomorrow.
Cambridge cycling enthusiasts push the limits for CBM
Tuesday, 19th July, 2016
A group of Cambridge cyclists are taking part in the challenging Prudential Ride 100, aiming to raise £1000 to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places.
Improving access to eye health services for people with disabilities in Pakistan - new CBM study
Friday, 1st July, 2016
A new CBM study from Pakistan, launched in London on 20th July, shows how eye health services can be made more accessible for people with all types of disability.
Radio 4 listeners donate £38,500 to save children’s sight
Friday, 1st July, 2016
Listeners to BBC Radio 4 have given an amazing £38,500 to prevent blindness and restore sight to children in Tanzania.
Dame Penelope Wilton, honoured in Queen’s Birthday list, presents sight-saving Radio 4 appeal
Tuesday, 14th June, 2016
CBM extends its warmest congratulations to actress and CBM supporter Penelope Wilton, who was made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this weekend. Next week, Dame Penelope will present CBM’s BBC Radio 4 appeal…
CBM announces appointment of new Chief Programme Officer
Friday, 10th June, 2016
CBM appoints David Bainbridge as the new Chief Programme Officer for CBM international. Mr Bainbridge has over 30 years experience working in programme development with NGOs, including Tearfund.