Justice, Development & Peace Movement

Catholic Diocese Of Oyo

Justice, Development And Peace Movement Catholic Diocese Of Oyo

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Building Capacity of the minority, the poor and the vulnerable to enable them participate in their own well-being and development,

Promoting Christ love of God and neigbhour in the society,

Promoting Catholic Social Teaching through animation and formation of groups to enable people participate actively in their development,

Uplifting Social Justice, democratic values, human rights culture and human dignity in the society
Networking and collaborating with other local national and international development agencies, people of different faith and persuasions to effectively address common concern

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Sustaining human dignity and rights through strategic actions, mobilization, animation, conscientization, advocacy, solidarity, networking, training and civic engagement

JDPM has departments that coordinate programmes, organize monitoring and facilitate evaluation at different levels. The organization network internally and externally and believes in consultation.

The organization has preference for holistic approach with emphasis on education, sensitization, awareness and mobilization for popular participation.

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A society where people live in dignity

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Who we are

Justice , Development and Peace Movement (JDPM) of Catholic Diocese of Oyo is a faith- based, non- profit and non- governmental organization which was established to cater for all people, with emphasis on the poor and the vulnerable irrespective of religion, race, age or gender.

JDPM promotes holistic human development and strategic actions against ills of the society towards the realization of a just and egalitarian community through animation, conscientization, awareness, training, advocacy, supports, mobilization and networking.

The organization is duly registered with the Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC), Nigeria with registration number: CAC/IT/No 22933.

The people of Oyo state believes in JDPM and accepts the organization as a Church structure that has consuming passion for human development, with competence and strength to manage interventions as well as openness and love to work with the people irrespective of gender, age and religion.

The Politics and Human Rights (PHR) is a department that trains people on civic engagement and advocacy, democracy and good governance, human rights, child rights and welfare protection in basic schools in Oyo, Ogbomoso and Oke-Ogun with the support of KINDERMISSIONWERK, Germany. The department is equally into Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR, Free Legal Services and Relief for prisoners in the correctional center in Oyo.

The Rural Development Programme (RUDEP)Department of JDPM Oyo started as Osun and Oyo Agricultural Development Programme (OODAP)about a decade and half ago before it was later changed to RUDEP after the establishment of Oyo Diocese in 1995.

The department is renowned for empowering the poor resourced farmers for sustenance in their farming business in order to produce healthy and nutritious foods for people in the Catholic Diocese of Oyo and beyond. Through the sponsorship of MISEREOR,Aachen, Germany,various agricultural projects have been successfully implemented in the last couple of years.

The Catholic Agricultural Development Initiative (CADI)is another department where youth are trained in various aspect of integrated and sustainable farming for a year. This is part of the proactive steps to desist youth from social vices.

Lastly but not the least is the Ave Maria Multipurpose Investment LTD (AMMIL, a microcredit scheme that provide soft loans for self employed low income earners in order to boost their business with a token interest.