CBM UK welcomes Parliamentary Committee report on DfID’s work on disability inclusive development
Tuesday, 30th July, 2019
Today the Parliamentary International Development Committee (IDC) launches its report on DfID’s disability inclusive development work, following the inquiry which addressed a range of activities including the Global Disability Summit…
Number of people at risk of blinding trachoma down by 90%
Wednesday, 10th July, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced impressive progress towards eliminating trachoma – the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.
Changing faces on our Trustee Board
Friday, 5th July, 2019
CBM is saying farewell and a heartfelt thank you to 5 Trustees this month, after a combined 26 years’ service. Our Trustees are volunteers responsible for CBM UK’s overall performance, providing strategic direction and leadership.
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New learning hubs will enable girls with disabilities to access education in Zimbabwe
Thursday, 13th June, 2019
On 3rd June 2019, Community Based Learning Hubs were opened in seven rural districts across Zimbabwe, as part of a new programme to educate the most marginalised girls, including girls with disabilities. The 6-year programme…
Speaking up for disability inclusion – UN CRPD Conference opens
Wednesday, 12th June, 2019
CBM and partners are joining governments and disability groups at the United Nations Headquarters in New York this week for this year’s Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP).
Accessible version of Nigeria’s new disability law launched
Thursday, 16th May, 2019
CBM partner Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC) has created an accessible version of Nigeria’s landmark Disability Act, which became law last year. The simplified version, launched in March…
Incredible support for See the Way appeal
Wednesday, 15th May, 2019
Our See the Way appeal came to an end at midnight yesterday – but our work to end avoidable blindness is continuing. Since the launch of the appeal on 15 February, thousands of individuals, churches and community groups have…
Will Salomé See the Way to a brighter future?
Monday, 22nd April, 2019
For 2 years, Salomé has been blind due to cataracts, which have robbed her of vision, leaving her isolated, struggling to care for her grandchildren and unable to read her precious bible. But next week, this grandmother’s life could change
Bishops speak out for their support for See the Way
Monday, 25th March, 2019
The Bishops of Kensington and Gloucester have spoken of their support for CBM’s See the Way appeal and urged others to join them in helping prevent blindness and support people with sight problems in the world’s poorest places.