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CBM vision and mission

A young boy (6) watches intently as a technician shapes his new hearing aid - Zambia
© CBM / Argum / Einberger
Peter watches intently as Patson Sakala, the assistive technician, shapes and polishes the mould for his new hearing device. Patson works at Beit CURE hospital, a CBM partner in Lusaka, Zambia.

CBM Vision Statement

An inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.

CBM Mission Statement

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world.

Based on its Christian values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause, and a consequence, of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all.

Building an inclusive society

CBM works in the most disadvantaged societies, irrespective of race, gender or religion. CBM seeks to:
  • Reduce the prevalence of diseases which cause impairments.
  • Minimise the conditions which lead to disability.
  • Promote equal opportunities for economic empowerment, livelihood security, and full inclusion in all aspects of society for persons with disabilities.


A new day

A short video showing CBM's work to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities in developing countries, with a focus on blindness


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