Aim : “To Establish a Society of Justice, Peace and Love”

Objectives :

  • To ensure that all persons have a secure and adequate livelihood.
  • To rehabilitate the handicapped / destitute.
  • To promote a healthy environment.
  • To promote formal education.
  • To organize vocational training for those who desire it.
  • To organize people to determine for themselves in a collective manner their own growth and the growth of the community.
  • To organize relief and rehabilitation works.
  • To enable people to discover the resources within themselves.
  • To heighten the awareness and critical ability of people.
  • To enable people to achieve economic well-being.
  • To have respect for the human person.
  • To love everyone in need irrespective of caste, creed and status.
  • To use one’s skill for the betterment of the poor.
  • To take part in rallies, demonstrations, protests in favor of the poor.
  • To bring together people to become aware of their resources and capabilities and address problems.



Karwar Diocesan Development Council is an official organ of the Catholic Diocese of Karwar to carry out the socio-economic development of the people of Uttar Kannada District, Karnataka State, India, irrespective of caste, creed or community. It was set up on 2nd February 1978 to materialize the dream of restoring human dignity of the poor and the marginalized. KDDC has legal status as it is registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960.
With a vision to “establish a society of Justice, Peace and Love,” which contributes to human happiness, by way of cooperation, collaboration, participation, partnership and nation building, the organization has ventured into all possible ways and means to bring an integrated development in the lives of the poor and the marginalized especially the women and children, and thereby building rural infrastructure and causing social change.

With a view to materialize its vision, KDDC has taken up the following burning social issues aimed at Integrated Rural Development.

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