baby-shower

A baby shower of blessings

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Cynthia Parsons, Kristen and Deb Brown.
In November, Deb Brown and Cynthia Parsons threw a baby shower for their daughter and daughter-in-law, Kristen. As a thank-you gift for their guests, they honoured them with a healinghug for four-year-old Frank, a boy with clubfoot from Uganda. The guests said they loved this gesture! Read More

Homes4Hope

Homes4Hope + cbm + Habitat for Humanity = accessible homes

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Homes4Hope is a growing group of individuals committed to giving homes and health to people with disabilities living in the poorest countries in Africa.

Again this year, you and other cbm donors partnered with Habitat for Humanity and Homes4Hope* to build accessible homes in Ethiopia. You gave the house keys to 20 families in 2016! A warm, strong, safe home means a happier, healthier family.

Goods to go!

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Thanks to Ottobock Canada for their donation of more than 7 skids of medical supplies including mobility devices such as wheelchairs, transport strollers and early intervention therapy equipment.

These medical devices will help children heal, thrive and discover the world around them.

Read more at cbmcanada.org/ottobock

Grouphugs

What’s New?

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A Group Hug is a new way for you to fundraise alongside of cbm. You invite your friends to contribute to a year of medical care for one of the world’s most vulnerable kids, and together you send a Group Hug across the miles. Read More

Furthermore

You gave sight and a new life

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Furthermore (left), is a 23-year-old who was orphaned. She was treated for bilateral cataracts after being blind for four years.
Throughout 2016, you and supporters across Canada gave beautiful miracles of sight. Cataract surgery is a relatively simple eye surgery. It takes just 10-12 minutes, and literally overnight a mom or granddad who has been blind for years, goes from blindness to sight. Read More

Dr Pons

You and Dr. Pons giving sight

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Thanks to your support, Dr. Jonathan Pons (Jono to his friends) gives sight to hundreds of people each year.
The Good Shepherd Eye Service was started in 1998 by Dr. Jonathan Pons in partnership with the Good Shepherd Hospital and cbm. Dr. Pons is the only full-time, practising ophthalmologist in Swaziland. Read More