Christian Blind Mission International (CBMI) is an independent aid organisation of Christians of various denominations, dedicated to serving eye patients, blind and otherwise disabled people in developing countries, regardless of nationality, race, sex or religion.
Christian Blind Mission International has its roots in Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM) in Germany, which is named in honour of Pastor Ernst Jakob Christoffe , who laid the foundation of CBMI in 1908. Today, CBMI supports around 1000 development projects in more than 100 countries.
Key areas of work
- Prevention and cure of blindness
- Education, rehabilitation and reintegration of persons with disabilities.
- Training of national staff The major project types.
- Eye hospitals/mobile eye clinics.
- Education for blind and deaf people.
- Rehabilitation programmes.
- Orthopedic clinics.
CBMI supports these projects financially and by seconding qualified employees such as eye doctors, nurses and experts in special education whose foremost task is to train national specialists. Helping others to help themselves is the most promising way to enable developing countries to gradually become independent of foreign aid.
Contact Details :
Nibeiungenstrasse 124,64625 Bensheim, Germany
Tel : +49 (62)51 13 12 00, Fax : +49 (62) 51131249
CBM ” International
South Asia Regional Office (North), C/o CBM India Trust
C – 23 (First Floor), sector 26, Noida 201 301, UP
Contact ; Mr. John Tressler, Regional Representative
Tel : 0120-24 43 619,621, Fax: 24 43 623