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PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

The Department was officially established in July 1985 as a department for Projects and Community Development. This followed the resolution of the General Assembly convened in 1985 towards the Diocese’s efforts for self-sustainability. The motive behind the establishment of the Department was to foster economic initiatives of the diocese, her congregants, institutions and programs.

Following the 2000 diocesan structural adjustment, the Department changed its name and adopted the name of Planning and Development in order to curb the fast growing and increasing of church activities. The growing and increase of church activities necessitated the adaptation of a Long-term planning as a paradigm shift from a tradition short- term planning which was the main mode of planning for that particular time.

Current status

Currently, the Department strives hard to realize its vision, mission and goals as follows:

Vision

Department for excellent developmental consultancy services

Mission

The Department is committed to offer excellent developmental consultancy services through competent and committed personnel, capacity building, planning and development initiatives.

Goals

  1. Building  capacity in economic initiatives of the congregants, institutions, programs and the diocese for self-sustainability
  2. Promoting projects planning and management among diocesan members
  3. Supporting the diocese and her institutions with both short and long- term planning- Strategic Plans
  4. Supervising institutions under the Department; ELCT Garage, Igabiro Institute of Agriculture and SACCOS Support Unit.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT