On 18th January Thursday 2024, the Fair Trade Thanksgiving and Packing Opening Ceremony 2024 of CORR-The Jute Works (CJW) was organized colorfully and festively at its Gulshan office.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh His Excellency Most Rev. Kevin Stuart Randall graced the event as Chief Guest, where the Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of Dhaka Archdiocese Most Rev. Theotonius Gomes, CSC, and Vicar General of Dhaka Archdiocese & Caritas Bangladesh Vice-President. Rev. Fr. Gabriel Corraya were also present as Special Guests. The program was presided over by the BOT Chairperson of CJW & Executive Director of Caritas Bangladesh Mr. Sebastian Rozario. The Director CJW, Mr. Shishir Anjelo Rozario welcomed all distinguished guests in the event and expressed his thanks and gratitude to all partners, artisans and associates for their continued support in the last year's effective journey of CJW. The guests appreciated the effort of CJW for worldwide presentation of Bangladeshi crafts and culture. They also recognized contribution of CJW for earning foreign remittance and development of the country as well as financial self-reliance of the poor and underprivileged women and widows creating an opportunity for a second income source. The Chairperson also acknowledged the determination of all partners, producers, trustees and staff for their teamwork and thanked all buyers of CJW for their orders. The guests, artisans and stakeholders inaugurated the packing activities of 2024 together. A delightful cultural event was also arranged to make the program pleasant.