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Where we work

In 2016, CBM globally supported 628 projects in 59 countries.

CBM UK provided direct funds and expertise to set up and run 21 life-changing programmes in 16 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

You can read more below about some of the countries where CBM UK has a particular focus.

  • Dr. Andrew Mohanraj talking to Kandi about mental health support for her son Abdul Rani outside her house.


    Indonesia is one of the most advanced countries across the developing world, with a Human Development ranking of 110 out of 188. However, income inequality and…

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  • Ada Sule has polio and is now making her living as a hairdresser.


    Nigeria is the most densely inhabited country in Africa with a population growing rapidly. It is estimated that nearly half of people in the country live in poverty..

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  • Boy from Balakot, Pakistan.


    Pakistan is a country which has experienced much upheaval since its independence in 1947, with bouts of military rule punctuating an erratic democratic process…

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  • Benita smiling after surgery for cataracts.


    In Peru, almost a quarter of the population is defined as being in poverty; with 4.9% of people living in extreme poverty. Cataract is the leading cause of blindness…

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  • Foday having a post check up by John Buchan following cataract surgery.

    Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone in West Africa is one of the poorest countries on earth. It emerged from a brutal decade-long civil war in 2002 but the country still faces many challenges…

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  • Three unidentified women having their sight tested at a CCBRT run outreach clinic in Lugoba in the Tanga Region of Tanzania.


    Tanzania, the largest country in East Africa, is home to over 50 million people. Tanzania is an emerging economy with high potential. But despite impressive growth in its…

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  • Augustine who has cataracts walks to the nearby Victoria Nile River to fetch water.


    Uganda, according to the latest Human Development Report, is ranked 163rd out of 188, making it one of the least developed nations on earth. According to its…

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  • Henry working at his clothes making stall.


    Zimbabwe, ranked 155th on the Human Development Index, is one of the poorest countries in the world. Zimbabwe was once one of southern Africa’s most…

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  • Rehema sits on the wall smiling after 3 months of clubfoot rehabilitation.

    Democratic Republic of Congo

    An estimated 63.6% of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) live below the poverty line. With a population of 69.36 million, that means more than 44…

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  • A line of children and adults with eye bandages on.


    Guinea is the second largest producer of the mineral bauxite. Yet, despite its mineral wealth, Guinea is one of the poorest countries in the world…

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  • After-School Club Coordinator leads 'Cheering Up', an inclusive exercise that gets the children playing with each other.


    With a population of over a billion people, India is home to 17% of the world’s population. The divide between rich and poor is huge and over a quarter of people live in…

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  • Sandrine sits on a blanket with her mother smiling, after her clubfoot surgery.

    Ivory Coast

    Ivory Coast is ranked 172nd in the UN’s Human Development Index, making it one of the least developed nations in the world. The scale of preventable blindness…

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  • Ntato is the Chairlady of The Retuna E Mpadas Women's Group, based in Kenya. They are a community development group to empower people to survive poverty.


    Kenya is ranked 145th out of 188 in the UN’s Human Development Index, it has a population of 45.5 million, with almost half the population living below the…

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  • 3 people walking to relief camp following Nepal earthquake.


    Nepal remains one of the poorest countries in the world and continues to cope with the effects of a decade-long insurgency that ended in 2006. Located in the…

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