Information Background of JFB :
Jessore Federation of the Blind (JFB) has started its journey to the development path from 1st January 2020 and crossed 38 years of its development. Though there were lots of limitations and problems during the last twenty years, the activities have not been stopped but continued its development efforts with own speed, where there were success and failures also. In the mean time, new thoughts and ideas have been introduced in our development interventions and created new innovative sustainable ideas. The demand and expectations of the people however have changed with the march of creative world leaving previous thoughts and expectations, which resulted innovation and addition of new development techniques.
We have been working hard entirely to turn the people into useful human resources and to spread their inner heart fully through increasing their fullest participation in development process. Empowerment of the poor and participation of the women side by side of their male partners are the precondition of our development process.
We are paying our heartiest regards to the respected Executive Committee and General Council Members, whose valuable advice and efforts encouraged and stimulated us. Remembering the field staff of both the lead NGO and the co-operating partners those have performed the difficult responsibilities at the grass root levels for making the programs effective and successful and paying cordial wishes and regards. We are grateful to the Donors, Advisors and the Government Administrations, Different Departments and the sister organizations for their cordial co-operation and supports for the implementation of the Organizational activities.
JFB, active in the country as a non-profit making, non-political, non-Government Self-help organization of the blind people duly registered by social welfare ministry of Government of the People‘s Republic of Bangladesh was established in 1978 with the initiatives of a group of blind and some non blind philanthropic people. Since its inception, JFB has been working for the blind persons in the country with the firm faith in the morals of working for the poorest strata of rural people irrespective of castes and creeds and the ideal of the service for them is to convert the blind people into working hands towards self-reliance by self-doings to lead life with dignity and honor so that their rights and privileges are recognized and their opportunities to participate in the mainstream of national development activities are ensured.