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A New Model in Eye Care: Integrating Eye Care into Primary Health Centres

CBM’s eye care programmes are comprehensive. They are aimed at eye health in terms of promotion, prevention, curative interventions, and rehabilitation at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels…

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Accessibility for All is Freedom for All

Today, over 27 million people in India live with some form of disability. Even with the advances that have been made in recent years, persons with disabilities cannot…

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Restoring Sight in Rural Tamil Nadu

Visual impairment is a serious health challenge that is acute in India. In majority of the cases, the primary reasons for blindness are refractive error and cataract that…

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Project Shakthi lends Gopi Strength in the Aftermath of Floods

Kerala, home to serene backwaters, was rattled by a series of torrential rains in August 2018, which caused heavy flash floods. The state had not seen floods of…

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Janaki – A Testament to Resilience

Janaki, a 46-year-old woman who has post-polio residual palsy, smiles despite being severely affected by cyclone Fani. The deadly cyclone Fani tore through 14 districts in Odisha on…

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Survival after Cyclone Amphan

Survival after Cyclone Amphan – The Story of an Elderly Couple

“We knew the cyclone would hit, like it does every year, like last year’s Bulbul; but no one thought it would get this bad.” – A resident in…

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Aiding Rajappan in his Attempt to Keep Vembanadu Clean

In the torrential monsoon of 2018, Manjadikkari colony in Kumarakom, Kerala, faced devastating losses. The hamlet that is home to 39 Below-poverty-line households is removed from the rest…

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Archa’s Hopeful Tale

“When one door of happiness closes, another door of happiness opens” – Helen Keller The catastrophe of COVID-19 pandemic disrupted lives and economies across India. With case numbers…

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Supported livelihood intervention

CBM provided need-based rehabilitation services for the flood-affected population. • Having identified women as the most marginalized victims of the disaster, CBM attempted to reduce gender gaps by…

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CBM responds to FANI

FANI, the deadliest cyclone since 1999 hit coastal Odisha on 3rd May 2019. CBM’s Emergency response planned ahead of time sprung up to action working closely with the…

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Radha, the 80-year-old Social Butterfly

Looking at the Radha, Shakespeare would have surely remarked “What’s in an age!” She might be 80-years-old, with two sons, but that never stopped her from flitting about…

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Education of Children Who Are Visually Impaired

Rudolf: Bethany Society’s Mini-Tiger Shroff

Rudolf is the six-year-old star of Bethany society. He aspires to be the next Tiger Shroff when he grows up. Seeing Rudolf work passionately on his moves at…

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Kamla Weaves his Future

The residents of Bakhariya, a village situated 25-30 km off Varanasi, comprises mainly of handloom weavers and farmers. Some families have livestock as well, which supplements their monthly…

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The Irreplaceable Role of Family

While early screening for detecting disability in children is undoubtedly crucial, the willingness of the family to go the extra mile in terms of treatment is more important.…

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Gauri’s Wings Have Grown Back

Gauri Gupta, hailing from a rural town in Maharashtra, was born with intellectual and physical disabilities. Complications during her mother’s pregnancy and…

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Ms. Char and her Steps Towards Inclusion!

“The first time I took the students of 3rd grade to the CBM-supported inclusive park, a girl got so excited that she jumped out of her seat and…

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Dare to Hope, Live to Win

While Reena lived with locomotor disability, her husband had intellectual disability. This naturally left Reena as the sole breadwinner. She had to support them both while already being…

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Tailoring herself a beautiful life

Over the years, burdened by difficulties strewn across life, Kiran had forgotten how to smile. Growing up, her father seldom had enough money to fulfil her family’s desires.…

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Banishing the darkness

Black was the only colour in Dayanand’s life. However, people like him, who live with complete blindness, are blessed with extra light within themselves. Most are often blind…

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Rising from a disaster

Borim Rongpi was born to Rensig Rongpi and Kaseng Timong in the village of Rongmandu, Kharbi Anglong district, Assam. He was a healthy child till he was seven…

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