Pakistan Foundation Fighting Blindness (PFFB) founded in 1988, formerly known as the Pakistan Retinitis Pigmentosa Society (PREPS) is a registered national, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) working in the field of medical research and humanitarian services for the visually impaired persons in Pakistan. PFFB is certified from Pakistan Center for Philanthropy.
Pakistan Foundation Fighting Blindness (PFFB) is dedicated to undertake the activities for the welfare of Visually Impaired Persons (VIPs) so as to make them useful and productive members of the society through education and skills training and also to create awareness among the masses about the working of the Foundation with a view to inspire greater participation for such a rewarding humanitarian cause.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
- To help improve quality of life of partially sighted and Visually Impaired Persons (VIPs) through provision of Education, Training, Assistive Aids and Counseling.
- To find a cure for hereditary transmitted Retinal degenerative disease known as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and other Retinal Degenerative Diseases in collaboration with National and International organizations and laboratories working within the framework of the “Retina International” of which PFFB is a full member since 1990.
- To be the single preferred platform for coordination & information sharing amongst organizations working on cure and prevention of Retinitis Pigmentosa in Pakistan and be the principal coordinator with international agencies under the framework of Retina International.
- To assist Visually Impaired Persons (VIPs) in any way, which is helpful for them to live with or overcome their impairment.