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    Mainstreaming Disability in Medical College

    CBM representatives conducted a session on Disability Inclusion at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore on 22nd, August. students of MBBS 1st year were oriented about barriers related to disability and accessing health care. The session was very experiential in nature, where the resource people shared their real-life encounters with disability. St. Johns Medical College Hospital […]

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    CBM advocates for inclusion of Disability Studies in College Curriculums

    CBM has been working with various universities and autonomous colleges for nearly a decade on the promotion of disability studies in Social Work Curriculums. As a result of our advocacy efforts, many universities and colleges have included disability studies in their curriculum. Recent examples include the Department of Social Work, North Orissa University which has […]

  • People in CBM T SHIRTS passing boxes on a boat

    CBM is responding to natural disasters in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha and Kerala.

    When a disaster strikes and we see news of devastation, we are challenged to spring up to action to rebuild the lives of those whose life nature has turned upside down. While we respond compassionately, we are also to think and make sure that our compassion is routed through agencies that can actually make a […]

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    CBM’s FANI Relief Initiative

    In collaboration with Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Department, Govt. of Odisha, CBM identified 20 people with disabilities for the project. With the support of Thomson Reuters, 10 women with disabilities received tailoring machines and 10 more people with disabilities were provided with goats in an attempt to restore their livelihood. […]

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    367 teaching Learning Material (TLM) kits distributed

    CBM facilitated collaboration with the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and the ADIP– Assistance to Disabled Persons Scheme. Through this scheme distribution of 367 teaching Learning Material (TLM) kits to children with intellectual disabilities from 13 CBM partner organisations in the North East and in Andhra Pradesh was conducted at NIEPID […]

  • In the picture we can see CBM team along with Eric Falt, UNESCO New Delhi Director and participants in the event

    N for Nose – State of the Education Report for India 2019

    N for Nose – State of the Education Report for India 2019

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    FANI Relief: CBM Distributes Braille Kits to Visually Impaired Students

    CBM distributed 273 braille kits to students with visual impairment at various special schools at Nimapada and Banapur district, Odisha. The event took place on 2nd August 2019. The chief guest of the event was Shri Samir Ranjan Dash, Honorable Minister of School and Mass Education. The event was also graced by Shri. Nitin Chandra […]

  • Mr. Partho Bhowmik guiding a girl with visual impairment holding a phone


    CBM India in collaboration with Association of Arts and Animation, St. Josephs College (Autonomous), Bangalore, organised Meraki (A college Festival), an inclusive event. One unique element of this festival was a sensory photography workshop conducted by Mr. Partho Bhowmik, a renowned photographer trained in conducting photography workshops for people with visual impairments. This workshop was […]

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    Visual Rehabilitation and Training Centre at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre, AIMS Delhi Inaugurated

    CBM – Visual Rehabilitation and Training Centre was inaugurated on 12th February 2019 at Community Ophthalmology, 7th Floor, Dr Rajendra Prasad centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi. The “Visual Rehabilitation and Training Centre (VRTC)” has been established with the support of CBM. Prof. Sangeeta Abrol, Deputy Director-General, NPCB & VI, Ministry of Health and Family […]

  • Group of People, including Dr. Sara, cutting the ribbon

    CBM supported Shujalpur Vision Centre Inauguration Event

    Inauguration Ceremony of CBM supported Shujalpur Vision Centre was conducted on 23rd July 2019, in presence of Dr. Sara Varguhese Country Director of CBM India, Mr. L.C. Janiyani, Managing Trustee of  Sewa Sadan Eye Hospital, Dr. Prerna Upadhyaya, Medical Director at Sewa Sadan Eye Hospital, Mr. Dungarshi Bhaisaha President of Kachivisha Jain Samaj and Mr. […]