Justice, Development and Peace Initiative (JDPI), Ekiti Diocese, a subsidiary of the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti was established in 1972 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 6th day of August 2009 with Certificate Registration No: CAC/IT/NO34159 as a Non-Governmental and Non-Profit Organisation.
It is a social arm of the Church committed to the implementation of the Catholic Social teachings with the aim of holistic enlightenment and empowerment of all people in order to enshrine the culture of justice and peace in the world. It is saddled with the responsibility of responding to the social and humanitarian needs of all persons in Ekiti State with particular consideration for the poor, marginalized, abandoned and the underprivileged.
JDPI organizes and implements programmes and projects in Ekiti State that create enabling environment, promote true development, develop equality and diversity, enhance cultural dynamism and understanding, facilitate more equitable access to resources and provide agro-financial support towards capacity enhancement.
To see a just and peaceful society of loving people co-existing as a family of God with true and sustainable development.
To promote right knowledge, attitudes and practices in people to get their dues and to give others their dues.
- Non discriminatory
- Equity and Justice
- Loving actions
- Peaceful co-existence
- Faith in God
- Freedom for all
- Gender consciousness
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