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cbm NZ Projects

cbm has successfully secured partial project funding from the New Zealand Government for development projects to restore life and hope through field partners in Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and India.

Supporters investing in these projects will see a significant return, as government funding multiplies your gift by between 3 and 5 times.

Funding is also required to support Advocacy programmes in New Zealand and projects in Tanzania, Nigeria, Rwanda and Burundi.

To donate or find out more about a specific project, please click on the “Read more” buttons below the project summaries:


Education and Rehabilitation in Papua New Guinea (PNG)

In PNG we work with Callan Services - the leading agency for inclusive education and rehabilitation in PNG. The focus of this project is inclusive education; ensuring children with disabilities in PNG receive individual learning plans and quality education services.


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Disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction in the Philippines

Together with our partner Philippine Coordinating Centre for Inclusive Development (PCCID) we ensure that people with disabilities living in Manila are prepared for disaster and included in activities that reduce their risk in a natural disaster.


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Disability-inclusive organic farming in India

In this organic farming project with our partner PGSS we focus on improving food security and income of marginalised farmers and persons with disabilities, which enables farmers to lift themselves out of the cycle of poverty.


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Advocacy Programme in New Zealand

We communicate learnings from our projects to mainstream inclusive development organisations within New Zealand. This is important to ensure that even more people with disabilities living in poverty will benefit.


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Restoring hope and dignity to young women living with fistula in Tanzania

In Tanzania we are planning to work with Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Tanzania (CCBRT) to ensure women with fistula have access to medical services. Fistula affects over two million women in the world's poorest countries. This project restores hope and dignity to young women who have not only lost their baby but also have been living excluded from their community.


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Integrated and Sustainable Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Nigeria

More than one billion people in the poorest communities of the world are infected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) such as Trachoma and River Blindness. In Nigeria we work with three local partners to eliminate NTDs that contribute to the global poverty alleviation.


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Eye care including cataract and glaucoma in Rwanda

In Rwanda there is a chronic shortage of eye care personnel, especially in rural areas. In Rwanda we are planning to work with the Kabgayi Eye Unit to provide eye care services to the disabled and poor.


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Eye care including cataract, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy in Burundi

Burundi is home to 10.5 million people. With 80% of the population living in poverty, it is ranked 184th poorest out of 188 countries. This project will equip the Bujumbara Eye Clinic which will improve the quality of eye care performed and increase the surgical output.


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