Committed to build an inclusive India for Persons with Disabilities!

About 26.8 million people in India live with disabilities, and they need your support now more than ever before to break the cycle of poverty and disability.

 

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Last year we reached 22,61,550 people (73,799) through our interventions in health, education, livelihood and disaster response across India

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Why Do We Exist?

CBM India exist to build an inclusive society where persons with disabilities can achieve their full potential.

For over 50 years, CBM India had worked alongside persons with disabilities in some of the poorest communities across India. By working directly with persons with disabilities, other disadvantaged populations, and partner organizations, by influencing policy at all levels, and by inclusively responding to emergencies and natural disasters, we strive to remove barriers that hinder a person’s full and equal participation in society.

Why Persons with Disabilities?

About 26.8 million people in India live with disabilities!

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Disability is both a cause and consequence of poverty. Poverty causes disability due to limited access to good nutrition, adequate health care, clean water, or unsafe working conditions. A person with disability is less likely to have access to education, health and employment and rehabiliation making it difficult for them to escape the vicious cycle of poverty.

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What we have achieved

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    Since

    1968

  • india

    26

    States

  • Book

    68781K

    Children accessed inclusive education

  • life

    1.36Cr

    People accessed inclusive health

  • happy

    1.43L

    People accessed inclusive livelihood

  • recovery

    3.1L

    People accessed humanitarian relief and rehab

India Map
  • calendar

    Since

    1968

  • india

    26

    States

  • Book

    68781K

    Children accessed inclusive education

  • life

    1.36Cr

    People accessed inclusive health

  • happy

    1.43L

    People accessed inclusive livelihood

  • recovery

    3.1L

    People accessed humanitarian relief and rehab

News

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Harikrushn’s Story: Living Every Moment, Chasing Big Dreams

10-year-old Harikrushn lives with his family of seven in the Chhotaudepur district of Gujarat. Due to premature birth and subsequent medical complications, Harikrushn developed a locomotor disability. His…

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DIDRR

Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Year after year, Assam has borne the brunt of devastating floods, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. In 2022, witnessing the plight of those affected, CBM…

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From Shadows to Sunshine: Rangamma’s Inspiring Journey

A few years back, 45-year-old Rangamma was at the lowest point of her life – abandoned by her husband and estranged from her children due to mental health…

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