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Young Power in Social Action

An organization for sustainable development

3 decades in development partnership, since 1985
An organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Notice Board

Office Circular : This is to inform you that YPSA authority has dismissed Mohammed Mahabubur Rahman (NID: 1528604003561) and canceled all kinds of organizational involvement with him from 23/07/2019 for violating the Child Protection Policy approved by the organization and the employment rules. YPSA authority shall not be liable in any way or take any responsibility for any kind of communication, exchange of information, execution of verbal and written agreement or financial/non-financial transactions with Md. Mahabubar Rahman, who has finally been discharged from YPSA. PDF version of the official circular (Bangla)

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Plan International’s Country Director visited YPSA’s Program in Teknaf

Ms. Orla Murphy, Country Director of Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) visited the on-going activities of YPSA in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar on 28th September, 2020. She was accompanied by Mr. Mohammed Riyas, Director of Programmes in Cox’s Bazar and Mr. Md. Shahadat Hossen, Program Manager, Teknaf of PIB. During the visit, a team of YPSA comprising Mr. Jishu…

Nurul Islam, OC (Investigation), Moheshkhali Thana

Journalist orientation on preventing violent extremism held in different places

YPSA organized Journalist orientation on preventing violent extremism at Cox’s Bazar, Moheshkhali and Sitakund on 23 September, 2020 under the project ‘Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Chattogram Division’ supported by GCERF & YPSA CEVEC consortium. At Cox’s Bazar, Journalist orientation workshop was held at YPSA Conference room, Cox’s Bazar.  Mohammed Harun, Program Manager & Focal…

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DG of NGO Affairs Bureau visited YPSA

Honorable Director General (Grade-1), NGO Affairs Bureau of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Md. Rashedul Islam visited YPSA programs at YPSA Human Resource Development Center (YPSA-HRDC) campus at Sitakund on 18, September 2020, Assignment Officer of NGO Affairs Bureau (Senior Assistant Secretary) Ms. Mahmuda Sultana; Accounts and Admin Officer Anupriya Barua, YPSA Chief…

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13 meritorious students from poor families received scholarship in Rangamati

YPSA handover scholarship cheques among 13 meritorious students from poor families who have passed the SSC or equivalent examination in 2019 and are currently studying in the colleges and whose families are involved in any of the YPSA’s ongoing programs that supported by PKSF. The scholarship awarded under the project “ENRICH” supported by Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation…

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Courtesy meeting between Additional Divisional Commissioner and Chief Executive of YPSA

YPSA Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman paid a courtesy meeting with Additional Divisional Commissioner (Development), Chattogram, Mohammad Mizanur Rahman at the Chattogram Divisional Commissioner’s Office on 17 September, 2020. During the meeting, the Chief Executive of YPSA presented various activities implemented by YPSA and the humanitarian assistance program for forcibly displaced Myanmar citizens or Rohingyas. Additional Divisional…

Speech by Md. Rashedul Islam, Assistant Commissioner- Land, Sitakund

DPO Quarterly Coordination Meeting held at Sitakund

YPSA Inclusion Works Project has organized quarterly coordination meeting of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO) on 14 September, 2020 at HRDC, YPSA Sitakund. Md. Rashedul Islam, Assistant Commissioner- Land, Sitakund UNO office attended as Chief Chef in the daylong meeting which was inaugurated by project focal person Mr. Newaz Mahmud and facilitated by Inclusion Works Project Coordinator Mr….

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Deputy Administrator of USAID Bonnie Glick visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

On behalf of YSPA, Nurjahan Begum received the award for Best Female Entrepreneur

Two micro-entrepreneurs on behalf of YPSA win 14th Citi Microentrepreneurship Award 2019. Read more…

Regional conference on the role of the microfinance institutions towards attaining the SDGs held. Read more…


Australian Foreign Minister visit YPSA led TLC

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister visits YPSA’s humanitarian response project for the forcefully displaced Rohingya. Read more…

Speech by CE

Orientation on YPSA Child Protection Policy launched. Read more…

Award reception

YPSA wins Tobacco-Control Award 2019. Read more…

Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh. Read more…

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US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller and USAID Mission Director Derrick S Brown visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

Vashkar of YPSA from Bangladesh receiving UNESCO award

Disability rights advocate Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA from Bangladesh gets UNESCO award. Read more…

Hiroto Tanaka, Chief Director of JADE and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

MOU singed between Japan Agency for Development and Emergency (JADE) and YPSA. Read more


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Managing Director of PKSF Md. Abdul Karim visits YPSA’s humanitarian response to displaced Rohingyas in  Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

USAID General Counsels visits YPSA-BC/TIP Program

USAID General Counsel visits YPSA’s Counter Trafficking in Persons program. Read more…

Director of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…

Award reception

YPSA has been awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria. Read more…

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

YPSA attends 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York. Read more…

Physically challenged own a grocery shop in Sitakund

Empowering people with disabilities through inclusive finance. Read more…

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Awards and Recognitions


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999

Recent Research Report and Publication

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

Research revealed that migrants who remain abroad are at risk of unemployment, hunger, housing crisis and infection as a result of lockdowns or blockades.

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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 7, 2019

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

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কৃষি, মৎস ও প্রাণিসম্পদ প্রযুক্তি ও সেবা সম্প্রসারণ উদ্ভাবন ও শিখন। A publication on agriculture, fisheries and livestock technology and service published by YPSA with the support PKSF.

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COMMUNITY LEGAL SUPPORT : EMPOWERING MARGINALIZED AND SUBALTERN. A publication on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project.



YPSA Youth Representative and the newly appointed administrator of Chattogram City Corporation

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Facebook Live Program on International Youth Day 2020

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Living in a Healthy & Violence-free family during COVID-19

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Facebook live discussion on Active Citizens Covid-19 Response

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60 percent of the returnee migrants have run out of money brought while coming to the country

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Inspirational documentary on a successful leader

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary is jointly developed by A2i Program of Prime Minister's Office of Bangladesh and YPSA

Ship breaking in Bangladesh Web Portal

Shipbreaking in Bangladesh. A web portal which is developed by YPSA with the aim of ensuring workers’ rights and save the environment and ecology from the pollution that generated from the unsafe and uncontrolled ship breaking practices.

HRDC Sitakund

YPSA Human Resource Development Center, Sitakund Campus. Residential training center (AC/Non-AC).

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2. YPSA led community radio in Sitakund.