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About Us

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A just and peaceful society where the dignity of the human person is promoted in an eco-friendly environment.


We are a Faith-Based non-profit organization, committed to promoting holistic development for humanity through capacity building, community mobilization, peace building, youth and women development, human rights and environmental care.


The Scope and Role of JDPC Jos

  • To be the Policy-making body for the Archdiocese in the area of social development.

  • To create awareness of the meaning and application of Catholic Social Teaching among people in the Archdiocese.

  • To coordinate all programmes relating to Human Rights/Good Governance, Social Welfare, Rural, Urban and Water Development and Animation for integral human development.

  • To recommend programmes, projects and proposals to the Ordinary for funding.

  • To promote the dignity of God’s creation.

  • To organise the annual Lenten Campaign.

  • To set up Committees to pursue the objectives of the JDPC.

  • To approve the budgets and plans-of-action of its component committees.

  • To organize the annual “JDPC DAY” and “JDPC WEEK” with specific goals.

  • To speak out on behalf of the Archdiocese, with the approval of the Ordinary, on issues of Social Justice.

  • To ensure that monitoring and evaluation of the work of its Committees are carried out at regular intervals.

  • To promote good communication, understanding and collaboration between the JDPC and all other Commissions of the Archdiocese.

  • To liaise with the National JDPC Secretariat, Jos Province and other Dioceses on social development issues, on behalf of the Archdiocese of Jos.

  • To employ personnel where necessary and feasible, to carry out programmes and approve salaries and conditions-of-service of all employees thus engaged

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