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Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated textbook distribution program for the 2015 academic year. she also opened the distribution of “Daisy Multimedia Books” for the first time for visually-impaired students. Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA handover Multimedia Books to the Prime Minister in the occasion. Read more ››

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YPSA executive committee and core management team visit project intervention area at Khagrachari

YPSA executive committee and core management team visit YPSA’s project intervention area at Khagrachari hill district. During 1-3 December, the team made trips to hard-to-reach area Dighinala, Matiranga and Panchari Upazilas of Khagrachari and exchanged views with the civil society and YPSA staffs in different meetings. President of YPSA Executive Committee Shamsuddin Tutul; Member of EC Nur …Read More »

YPSA-CLS, Upazilla Manager, Rangunia has introducing District Legal Aid Officer to Coalition Members

District Legal Aid Officer attends YPSA-CLS Coalition members meeting at Rangunia

YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice (CLS) Project has formed 15 coalitions at project area (Chittagong and Cox’sBazar). These coalitions are formed on the base of CLS center. Each coalition is comprised of 25-30 members. The types of coalition members are community people who have mentality on volunteerism, have social acceptability, social dignity, local elective members, …Read More »

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Special Health Camp for underprivileged: A GO-NGO collaborative initiative

YPSA and Kowkhali Upazila Administration jointly organized a Special Health Camp at the premises of EENRICH Center, Kolompati Union, Kawkhali on 20 November. Objective of this camp is to provide primary healthcare service at no cost and create awareness among the community people who are underprivileged and devoid of healthcare facilities. 263 patients have received treatment on fever, pain, asthma, pneumonia, …Read More »

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman has attended 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

YPSA attends 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman has attended 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He took part in a High-Level Awareness and Pledging Meeting for the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) held at the UN Headquarters, New York on 20 September 2016. On the margins of the 71st United …Read More »

Inaugural Ceremony of "YES center -Youth Empowerment through Skills" at Ramu, Cox's Bazar

Inaugural Ceremony of “YES center-Youth Empowerment through Skills” held at Ramu, Cox’s Bazar

Youth is the hope of the Nation for the future and they are the most energetic and productive segment of the total population. A vast majority of this section unfortunately remains unreached, but it is a matter of fact that young people need a great amount of concentration to become the driving force of a Nation. Economic empowerment …Read More »

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PLAN International Bangladesh visits YPSA’s project intervention area in Khagrachari

PLAN International Bangladesh team led by Ms. Sian Platt, Director, Business Development, visited different field interventions of YPSA SRHR and SHOW projects in Panchari Upazila of Khagrachari (Chittagong Hill Tracts) during 6-9 November 2016. They attended experience sharing meetings with public representatives, government officials, civil society and youth club members. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive; Md. Mahabubur Rahman, …Read More »

Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali. Read more…

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“Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar District” project launches. Read more…

YPSA has distributed sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakunda

YPSA distributes sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakund. Read more….

The construction work was launched by Ms. Farah Kabir, Country Director of Actionaid Bangladesh, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive YPSA and UNO of Banskhali

YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”. Read more…

Physically challenged own a grocery shop in Sitakund

Empowering people with disabilities through inclusive finance. Read more…

Partnership Agreement Signed between GCERF and YPSA

A partnership agreement was signed between GCERF (Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund) and YPSA. Read more…

Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016
Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016. Read more…

Cake cutting on 31 Anniversary of YPSA

YPSA celebrated its 31 Anniversary on May 20, 2016. Read more…

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam visits YPSA stall
YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016. Read more…

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Bangladesh Experiences presented at ZERO Project Conference 2016 held in Vienna , Austria. Read more…

Bernicat at YPSA's Salter Home

U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar. Read more…

YPSA Team at UNFCCC COP21

YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris. Read more…

Awards and Recognitions

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YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , UK.

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YPSA was selected winner at the Regional Grant Competition 2013 ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion.

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YPSA won The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Awards. The Awards Ceremony took place during the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey 2 Sep 2014.

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YPSA received champion award from Manthan Award South Asia 2010 for Ship Breaking in Bangladesh web portal and special mention award for DAISY for All in Bangladesh.

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YPSA received National e-Content and ICT4D champion award 2010 for DAISY and Special Mention for Shipbreaking in Bangladesh web, arranged by Ministry of Science and ICT, Bangladesh Govt.

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YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999

Recent Research Report and Publication

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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 6, 2016

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SOCIAL LEADERSHIP : LEARNINGS FROM GROUND ZERO. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

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Guidance Note : new Land For Climate Displaced Persons In Bangladesh

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Climate displacement in Bangladesh: Stakeholders, Laws and Policies – Mapping the existing institutional framework

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PAPA Critical City Guide Dhaka Bangladesh : A users guide to the city where you can read about the Tactics of Life of its inhabitants.

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Baseline Study on the Children of Street Based Sex Workers (CSBSW)

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A short video documentary on YPSA Leadership Development Program

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Documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilities

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Climate Change Adaptation by Ensuring Water an Sanitation Facilities in Cyclone Shelter. A documentary film about YPSA-EDM project.

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Mr Arifur Rahman, CE of YPSA attended UNNAYANE-PKSF-Episode-109 at Bangla Vision TV.

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