WeDpro, Inc. has always been a champion of child rights and youth empowerment. In the past two decades it has successfully integrated into its primary programs strategies that benefit the children of the women it serves.
Today, WeDpro has a distinct Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) which is being developed to include the following:
- Support to the organizational development of the United Philippine Amerasians (UPA) and the empowerment of Filipino Amerasian community. WeDpro has been at the forefront in fighting for Filipino Amerasian rights in the Philippines since the 90s. In 2011, WeDpro with the help of Bayanihan Worldwide Foundation, facilitated the organizing of UPA to be the voice of the Filipino Amerasians at the national level to lobby for policies and educate the public about them. WeDpro serves as the technical and financial adviser for UPA.
- Develop a new breed of Filipino women leaders. WeDpro as a feminist organization strives to continuously develop new women leaders who will influence communities and institutions. Through partnership in capacity-building and resource-generation, WeDpro intends to implement a leadership training program under YEP.
- Educate and organize community-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth leaders. WeDpro was a pioneer in the LGBT movement and organized the 1st Lesbian Conference in the Philippines during the 90s. Today, it continuous to support the fight for recognition and intends to contribute to this cause by reaching out to LGBT youth who are not yet reached by other institutions. It hopes to provide gender and sexuality education, human rights workshops and technical support for the development of community based organizations.
WeDpro is open to partnerships and volunteers who are willing to support the Youth Empowerment Program.