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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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  • 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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  • Eye health workers at CBM's partner Norton Eye Hospital in Zimbabwe.

    Join CBM for an inspiring week of live stories from an eye hospital in Zimbabwe

    Monday, 19th April, 2021

    From 26-30 April, join us for a week of live stories from our partner eye hospital in Zimbabwe and learn how sight-saving treatment can truly Light up Lives.

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  • Cambridge MP endorses Light up Lives appeal

    Wednesday, 7th April, 2021

    Daniel Zeichner, Member of Parliament for Cambridge, has voiced his support for our Light up Lives appeal, which aims to prevent blindness in the world’s poorest places by enabling people to access sight-saving surgery, eye treatments…

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  • World Health Day – Celebrating eye health workers around the world

    Tuesday, 30th March, 2021

    This World Heath Day (7th April), we’re celebrating the incredible, dedicated eye health workers around the world, who work tirelessly in their communities to prevent blindness and restore sight.

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  • Mairige (70, right) with her sister Hauwa (55, left). Mairige lives in rural Nigeria and lost her sight due to river blindness.

    Working with local communities in Nigeria to improve access to water and prevent disease

    Friday, 26th March, 2021

    Together with our long-term partner HANDS, a Nigerian NGO, we’ll be working with ten communities in Kano State, Nigeria, to build accessible water points and train and equip local people to manage these, reducing the risk of disease.

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  • Dylan (7) and his mother at their home in Zimbabwe, after a successful cataract operation & glasses prescribed by CBM’s partner. ©CBM/Diemer

    Cambridgeshire churches and businesses help Light up Lives

    Thursday, 18th March, 2021

    A massive thank you to all the Cambridgeshire businesses, organisations and churches who are helping to raise awareness and vital funds for our Light up Lives appeal to prevent blindness in the world’s poorest places.

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  • Dr Ute Dibb performing cataract surgery at CBM's partner Norton Eye Unit in Zimbabwe.

    International Women’s Day – meet our eye health heroes in Zimbabwe

    Monday, 8th March, 2021

    Today is International Women’s Day and we’re celebrating the amazing impact female eye health heroes are having on preventing blindness in the world’s poorest places.

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  • World Glaucoma Week: help protect people’s sight

    Sunday, 7th March, 2021

    It’s World Glaucoma Week… did you know that an estimated 4.5 million people are blind due to glaucoma? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about this eye condition, including how your support can Light up Lives and…

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