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David Lewis

About David Lewis

I have had the privilege of working for CBM over more than 20 years. Our work is at times challenging and heartbreaking, but at the same time it is always encouraging and motivating. I am currently seconded from CBM Australia to CBM’s emergency response in the Philippines. The people with disabilities I am meeting in the typhoon area, together with their families and communities are teaching me a great deal about human courage, and also about their faith in God who loves his creation, despite the destruction nature can exert.

Philippines: Building Back Better

Two women in front of a destroyed house

Maria (right) and her mother in front of their destroyed house

I am currently working in the Philippines as part of CBM’s response to the typhoon Haiyan disaster. Yesterday, I visited an island community off the coast of Concepcion, with our high quality partner organisation the Association of Disabled People, Iloilo (ADPI). Continue reading