Our areas of focus…

Since its inception the office of JPIC-FA has been carrying out activities in support of its vision, some of which include:

  • The office contacts and cooperates with the local Church, along with involvement with government authorities where appropriate.
  • It keeps a list of institutions and programs of JPIC-FA related issues, which can be of help in Africa and establishes database of all Franciscans in Africa working in the field of JPIC-FA highlighting the names of those with special expertise.
  • Gathering information/news from all over Africa and transmits them to the Franciscans in Africa and in other parts of the world.
  • The office works closely with other bodies especially Franciscans International (FI), Comprehensive Course on Franciscan Missionary Charism (CCFMC) and the “Damietta Initiative”.
  • It networks with other similar offices and agencies locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Offer training courses in the area of JPIC-FA.
  • Advocating for human rights with governments and other agencies.
  • JPIC-FA has collaborated with Ministry of Youth and Sports in Kenya and with the participation of DPI, Youth Alive and Youth Leaders of the Archdiocese of Nairobi, held the Youth Peace-Building Forum on July 5, 2008 at the Bomas of Kenya attended by over 2000 youth.