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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 Shame into Joy for Mothers in Nigeria

Could anything hurt a woman’s spirit more than to be leaking and dribbling urine or bodily waste? Obstetric Fistula occurs when the baby’s head puts too much pressure on the mother’s maternal tissues, cutting the blood supply. The tissue dies and leaves a hole, or fistula, causing urine and faeces to leak uncontrollably. The main […]

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 […]