United Youth for Peace and Development, Inc.
S.E.C. Reg. No.: CN200428294

Office Address: Datu Liwa Candao St., Sharif Kabunsuan, RH 3, Cotabato City 9600 Tel/Fax No. (064) 390-3184

The UNYPAD envisions a just, peaceful and humane society where it upholds the rights and enhances the capacity of individual to live life at fullest according to the well-set morals and traditions.

To pursue self-determination and promote justice, equality, freedom, and economic prosperity especially for the marginalized sectors of the society.


To work for just peace and development as means to achieve its avowed vision, mission and objectives.

• To push for peace and development in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao and in other areas to be covered by the organization. • To work for social, economic, cultural, health, and educational services in the depressed communities. • To facilitate relief, rehabilitation, and development of conflict-affected areas in Mindanao

• To

promote human rights, human dignity, human development and socio-economic aspect of the people. • To mold the Youth to be a competitive leaders, technological and God-fearing citizens. • To raise awareness in preserving and protecting environment and natural resources. • To encourage women’s participation in nation-building and promote gender consciousness.    

Programs and Services
• Youth Development Spiritual Formation and Strengthening Educational Assistance Leadership and Skills Enhancement 

• Community Empowerment

Organizing Training/Seminars Basic Services and Livelihood Assistance Peace Education

Programs and Services
• Research and Information Grassroots Socio-economic Situation Human Rights Issues Conflict Dynamics and Resolutions

• Campaign and Advocacy - Environmental Protection - Mindanaoans Social, Political, Economic and Human Rights Issues - Cultural Preservation - Drug Abuse Prevention 

Programs and Services
• Disaster Action
• • • •   Disaster Management Orientation Relief and Rehabilitation Evacuation Center Management Medical Outreach

Special Programs

• Mother and Child Care
• Supplemental Feeding • Medical Outreach • Water and Sanitation Hygiene Promotion

- Member,Mindanao People’s Caucus (MPC) - Member, Bantay Ceasefire - Member, Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society (CBCS) - Member, Tiyakap ko Kalilintad (Care for Peace) - Member, Mindanao Emergency Response Network (MERN) - Convenor, Waging Peace Philippines - Convenor, Generation Peace Network

Organized Chapters

Previous Interventions
• North Cotabato • Maguindanao •Lanao del Sur • Guindulongan, Maguindanao • North Cotabato • Maguindanao

Partners/Funder s
• Accion Contra el Hambre(ACH)/ECHO • Save The Children Federation/USAID • The Asia Foundation (TAF)/USAID • Save The Children Federation/USAID

• Mindanao Vulnerability Observatory • Construction of Multi-Purpose Hall

• Case Studies on Celebrated Cases of Rido in Maguindanao and North Cotabato • Mindanao Assistance Project (MAP)

• Pikit, Cotabato • Pagalungan, Maguindanao • Pikit, Cotabato • Pagalungan, Maguindanao

• Support to the Returnees Population Affected by the 2003 Conflict in Liguasan Marsh

• Accion Contra el Hambre(ACH)/ECHO

Previous Interventions
• Facilitating Settlement of Celebrated Cases of Rido • Construction of 25 units Core Shelter and Provision of Livelihood Assistance for Internally Displaced Families • Construction of One(1) unit Brgy. Health Station

• Pikit and Midsayap, North Cotabato • Brgy.Tugaig,Barira, Maguindanao

Partners/Funder s
• The Asia Foundation (TAF) • ARMM/ODA and GoP-UNDP-European Commission (EC) •ARMM/ODA and GoP-UNDP-EC • United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Manila • Save the Children Federation (SCF)/USAID • UNICEF Manila

• Brgy.Dungguan, Datu Muntawal,Maguindanao

• Integrated Peace and Development •Marantao Interventions within Lake Lanao and its •Lumbatan •Butig Municipalities of Watershed Areas Lanao del Sur • Renovation of School Building • Brgy. Nabalawag, Midsayap, Cotabato

• Enhancing Youth Capacity in Conflict

• Midsayap, Cotabato

Previous Interventions
Project title Areas Partners/Fund ers
• Provision of Post Harvest Facilities and • Carmen, North Cotabato • Embassy of Equipment Japan in the Philippines/J-Bird • Poll Watching in Maguindanao Province • Province of for the May 14, 2007 Election Maguindanao •SERD-CAAM at North Cotabato • Peace Education Advocacy and Community Empowerment (PEACE) • Renovation of Islamic Community Center • 13 Municipalities of North Cotabato • Pagalungan, Maguindanao • Pagalungan, Maguindanao •The Asia Foundation (TAF)/AusAid • J-Bird-JICA • MTF-RDP-BDA • The Japan Embassy in the Philippines / J-Bird • PPCRVTAF

• Poll Watching in 2008 ARMM Election

• Maguindanao Province

• Consultancy on Social Preparation for • M’lang and Kabacan, Quick Impact Project in Conflict Affected North Cotabato Areas in Mindanao (CAAM)


Ongoing Interventions
Project Title
• Mindanao Action for Peace and Development (MAPAD)


Partners/Funde rs

• Municipalities of Pikit, • Accion Contra el Datu Montawal, Faim (ACF)/ECHO Pagalungan, Guindulongan, Mamasapano, Balabagan, and Kapatagan • Midsayap, Cotabato • Taragona, Davao Oriental • CORDAID

• Community Access to Real Peace and Development (CARe) • Consultancy on Social Preparation for Quick Impact Project in Conflict Affected Areas in Mindanao (CAAM)

• BDA/JICAKATAHIRA • The Asia Foundation (TAF)/USAID

• Mitigating Localized Conflict through • Brgy. Bulucaon, Community Dialogue between Muslim Pigcawayan, Cotabato and Christian • Water and Sanitation Hygiene Program

• Lumbatan, Ganasi, • LGSPA/CIDA Pualas, and Calanugas, Lanao del Sur •Datu Piang, Datu Abdullah Sangki, Talayan,

Coming Projects
Project Title 1. Youth Advocacy for Peace (YAP) 2. Maximizing Community Participation in Mitigating Conflicts in the Conflict-Affected Areas in Mindanao Areas • Kabacan, North Cotabato Partners/Fund ers • CIDA

• Midsayap and • The Asia Pigcawayan, North Foundation Cotabato (TAF)/USAID •Northern Kabuntalan and Mother Kabuntalan, Maguindanao •Lumbayanague and Butig, Lanao del Sur

3. Mitigating Localized Conflict through Rapid Response

• Maguindanao • North Cotabato

•The Asia Foundation

Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
Supplemental Feeding

Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
 Youth Capacity in Conflict Affected Areas


Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
 Youth Capacity in Conflict Affected Areas


Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
 Youth Capacity in Conflict Affected Areas


Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
Medical Outreach for Mother and Child in Conflict Affected Areas

Youth and Children Intervention (YCI)
Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) Promotion



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