Where we work

As part of the CBM Global Federation, CBM UK supports work in over 48 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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

  • People in southern Madagascar, standing on a sandy road with plastic water containers on the ground in front of them


    CBM has been working in Madagascar for 40 years, alongside local partners and Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs).

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  • Lady standing outside tents in Bangladesh


    With a population of over 168 million, low-lying Bangladesh is one of the most densely-populated and flood prone countries in the world. In recent years, Bangladesh has made significant progress in improving…

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  • Rwanda

    Rwanda is a small landlocked country in east-central Africa that is striving to rebuild its economy after the ethnic strife of the mid-1990s. Tea and coffee are among its main exports.

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  • Zambia

    A landlocked country in south central Africa, Zambia has experienced economic growth over the last decade due to copper mining, but poverty remains acute in rural areas.

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


    Indonesia is a diverse country of more than 300 ethnic groups, with the world’s largest Muslim population and the biggest economy in Southeast Asia. Poverty rates in the country of 257 million people have…

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


    Nigeria is an oil rich nation, home to Africa’s largest population of over 182 million people. However, high levels of poverty and joblessness persist. Development challenges include…

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  • Boy from Balakot, Pakistan.


    Pakistan in Southern Asia, 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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  • Foday having a post check up by John Buchan following cataract surgery.

    Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone in West Africa is continuing efforts to recover from a brutal civil war and the major trauma of the Ebola 2014 epidemic. The 11-year conflict ended in 2002…

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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, home to over 53 million people, is the largest country in East Africa. Its economy has achieved high growth rates in the past decade through…

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


    Uganda’s relative stability, after years of civil war and repression, is bringing improved economic prosperity. However, huge challenges remain for this East African country…

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  • Henry working at his clothes making stall.


    Zimbabwe’s potential for prosperity has been hampered by a series of political, health and environmental crises. Once one of Southern Africa’s most productive countries…

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


    With over 1.3 billion people, India is home to 18% of the world’s population. By 2028, the UN estimates it will overtake China to become the most populous country in the world. Robust economic growth has…

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

    Ivory Coast

    Ivory Coast, in West Africa, has an elected government after more than a decade of armed rebellion and violence which split the nation in two. Once known as a model of stability…

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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 the economic, transport and communication hub of East Africa. It’s largely an agricultural country with one of the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kenya has reduced child mortality…

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  • Bixon who has severely neglected clubfoot sits outside his house with his family


    Malawi is a predominately agricultural country in Southern Africa trying to deal with the impact of a rapidly growing population and HIV/AIDS epidemic which has left one million children orphaned by the disease

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