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  • Children in southern Madagascar stand in fields now covered in sand, following sand storms caused by the prolonged drought.

    Emergency appeal: “invisible crisis” in Madagascar puts thousands at risk of starvation

    Tuesday, 13th July, 2021

    Families in southern Madagascar are on the verge of starvation, with people resorting to eating insects, leaves and cactus plants to survive. CBM has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to support the most vulnerable people in Madagascar.

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  • Participants attending a meeting between the disability and women’s movements

    Break the cycle update: promoting economic independence and leadership for women and girls with disabilities in Nigeria

    Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021

    Our project in partnership with the Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC) in Nigeria aims to reduce violence against women and girls with disabilities in Nigeria by building confidence, economic independence and leadership skills.

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  • Esterei and her family sat in a line - she's a member of CBM's partner Mental Health Users and Carers Association (MEHUCA) local committee, in Malawi.

    Community Mental Health Good Practice Guides launch

    Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021

    Today, CBM Global and our partners launch the first five of our Community Mental Health “Good Practice Guides”, which share lessons learnt from our global work on mental health for over 20 years.

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  • Poster advertising fundraising efforts of the Hills Road Sixth Form students

    Cambridge sixth form students fundraise to transform lives in the world’s poorest places

    Wednesday, 16th June, 2021

    Students from Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge have raised over £1,000 to help transform the lives of people with and at risk of disabilities, and their families, in the world’s poorest communities.

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  • Green background with the words 'Disability Inclusive Climate Justice' in black text

    Disability Inclusive Climate Justice Video launched

    Tuesday, 15th June, 2021

    Today, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and CBM Global will launch a video on disability inclusive climate justice at the European Development Days which is taking place online over 2 days (June 15th – June 16th).

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  • Saulos, Chair of the Mpemba Committee of the Mental Health Users and Carers' Association (MEHUCA), and his neighbour Valeti.

    WHO guidance promotes person-centred and rights-based approaches on mental health

    Thursday, 10th June, 2021

    CBM Global welcomes the launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidance and technical packages on community mental health services: Promoting person-centred and rights-based approaches.

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  • L-R: CBM staff member Jonny holding a #SeeTheWay sign and Jabes holding a Thank You sign, after Jabes has had successful surgery at CBM's partner hospital in Malawi.

    See the Way 2020 appeal raises over £2.8m to save sight

    Wednesday, 2nd June, 2021

    Thanks to our amazing supporters, our See the Way appeal in 2020 raised an enormous £2,882,712 to help people in the world’s poorest places See the Way to a brighter future.

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  • A Sign Language Facilitator demonstrating during a training session.

    Training community educators on disability inclusion

    Friday, 28th May, 2021

    Teenage girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe are among those least likely to complete their education – and gaps in training for teachers in how to include them in learning activities can contribute to their exclusion.

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  • Margaret takes on a walking challenge to save sight

    Wednesday, 12th May, 2021

    86-year-old Margaret Weir from Brighton is setting herself the challenge of walking 1,000 steps every day this week to help restore sight and Light up Lives in the world’s poorest places…

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  • Cathleen (3) having a visual acuity test, after a successful cataract operation at CBM's partner hospital in Tanzania

    QAV celebrates 20 years with CBM partnership to save sight

    Friday, 23rd April, 2021

    Cambridgeshire audio-visual company QAV has decided to celebrate their 20th year in business with a year-long partnership with CBM, helping prevent blindness in the world’s poorest places.

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