How was The CPDCBS started?

  • The CPDCBS started in 1999 under the Local Government Reform Programme.
  • In August 2007 the PDC registered with the Department of Co-operation and Friendly Society as a Benevolent Society. 

How does The CPDCBS operate?


  • Act as a CONSULTATIVE body
  • MONITOR development initiatives
  • PARTNER with communities, local authorities, ministries, agencies and businesses etc.
  • LOBBY funding agencies
  • SUPPORT organizational development
  • REPRESENT the interest of citizens

 The special interest areas of the PDC are:

  • Crime Prevention
  • Youth & Child Protection
  • Governance
  • Environment Issues
  • Social Enterprise Development