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CBM wins prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award
CBM has been announced as joint winner of the prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award, together with Sightsavers, for our pioneering work on preventing and alleviating blindness and visual impairment in developing countries.
Bishop urges churches to mark Christian Blind Mission Sunday
The Bishop of Basingstoke has urged churches to get involved in Christian Blind Mission Sunday, an opportunity to learn, pray and fundraise to prevent blindness and help people who struggle to see in the world’s poorest places.
Devastating flooding in Sierra Leone: CBM partners on the ground
Heavy rain has caused devastating floods and mudslides in Sierra Leone, West Africa, leaving at least 400 people dead and more than 3000 homeless. CBM’s partners are on the ground today.
New mobile app to help people with disabilities during emergencies
On 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, CBM launches the new mobile app – Humanitarian Hands on Tool (HHOT), a first of its kind, to help people with disabilities access life-saving relief services during emergencies.
New project to tackle blinding trachoma in Pakistan
A new project to stop the spread of the painful, blinding eye-infection trachoma was launched in Pakistan this week. CBM will train and support over 3000 community health workers to distribute trachoma medication.
Kirsty shortlisted for charity leadership award
CBM UK Chief Executive Kirsty Smith has been shortlisted for Charity Times’ Charity Principal of the Year award, recognising her vital role in driving our work to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places
Latest figures show global blindness could triple by 2050
A new paper published estimates that 36 million people worldwide are blind, with the number set to triple over the next four decades .
Tackling mental health in the world’s poorest places: CBM UK merges with BasicNeeds UK
CBM UK is excited to announce our merger with mental health NGO BasicNeeds UK, thus creating a new strong voice on mental health in development alongside our work in blindness and other forms of disability.
Supporters cycle 100 miles to help the world’s poorest people
Congratulations and a huge thank you to Rev Dr Alasdair Coles and Harry and Leslie Caswell, for completing the London Prudential 100 on Sunday 30th July, 2017.