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Jamii Bora Development Initiative (JBDI)

Organization Background

Jamii Bora Development Initiative (JBDI) is an organization which is non-governmental (NGO), non-political registered on the 10th August 2019 under the NCOs Act of 2002, amended in 2005 and 2019 section 24. JBDI bears a registration and TIN numbers 00NGO/R/0456 respectively; having its headquarters at Nyabange Mennonite Mission, located in Butiama District, Mara Region. JBDI therefore belongs to the Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania, (KMT) whose headquarters is in Musoma Municipality. It is equally a non-profit-making organization with the dream of working to create a society where the community respects the basic values of nature as a fundamental model to community development by preserving and protecting the natural environment.

Mission Statement

We will use legal strategies to protect and defend their rights by raising the voices of the children with disabilities and engage the donors, public or private institutions and the government to reach out to these children with disabilities.

Vission Statement

We strive for a community where all the children’s voices are valued equally without discrimination.

Core Valued

Respect for personal dignity

Integrity and honesty

Openness of learning

Empowerment

To advocate for ecological land use management on improved production and natural environment protection.

To capacitate and strengthen small income generating groups on entrepreneurship and capital management.

To promote participatory community ownership and nurture sustainability of development efforts.

To promote gender equality and development, to increase women economic empowerment.

What We do

Agriculture Program

Currently JBDI is implementing a comprehensive project known as Integrated Community Mobilization Program (ICMP) which is funded by Bread for the World from Germany. The project is supporting smallholder farmers in 12 villages within Mara region, also the promote gender issues in 7 secondary school in Butiama and Tarime District Councils.

Through this project, a total of 1225 direct beneficiaries have been empowered to improve their food security, increase their income and maintain the productivity of their natural resource base by encouraging sustainable agricultural practices. 735 are female and 490 are men. Through them, a total of 11,200 members (7 members per household) of their families and communities have been reached indirectly. 60% (5145) are estimated to be female and 40% (3430) are male.

Also, JBDI has been implemented various projects like the Albino protection project, peace building and trauma healing projects both being funded by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and these projects resulted huge impacts in the society.

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Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor.

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Team

Jacqueline Bray

Jacqueline Bray

Managing Director

Bray John Mannyau

Bray John Mannyau

Director

Josephine Simon Mannyau

Josephine Simon Mannyau

Director

Contact Us

Call Us

(255)759-###-293

Address

P.O.BOX 20704 Dar-es-salaam