The Heroes Development Programme (HDP), previously known as the Youth Development Programme (YDP) is an original construct of The Heroes Foundation, designed to develop and harness the heroic and creative energy of our nation’s youth to become leaders in their schools and communities.
HDP delivers a three (3) year interactive skills-development and training framework that guide participants to explore self-discovery, enhance their interactions with others and their understanding of the world around them, and help them strengthen their ability to understand, adapt to, and influence positive change. Programmes and activities are delivered through a combination of online courses and digital and in-person interactive session.
Participants are also empowered through HDP activities to inspire their peers to action in areas of social responsibility, creating a ripple effect of positive change throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
The complete HDP framework is delivered over three (3) years, evolving as students moved from Form One to Form Three, and delivers carefully designed activities under three core pillars: