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River Blindness

Debilitating Neglected Tropical Disease causes avoidable blindness in sub-Saharan Africa Imagine thousands of painful parasites crawling under your skin, making their way into your eyes, gnawing away at your optic nerve, slowly stealing your sight and eventually making you go blind.  This is the harsh reality for millions of people living in sub-Saharan Africa who […]

Turning Blindness Into Sight In The Remote Highlands Of Papua New Guinea

Imagine being blind and isolated, unable to be with your loved ones, and having to fend for yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eyesight is something we often take for granted. Yet there are many people in the remote Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) who are needlessly blind. With COVID-19, many people with disabilities in […]

cbm New Zealand

Preventing blindness by working with the Catholic Kabgayi Eye Unit in Rwanda cbm is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. cbm envisions an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their […]