About Us

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Vision

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

Mission

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.

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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