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Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office handover the award plaques to Md. Arifur Rahman

The Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), an organization under the Bank and Financial Institutions Division of Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh honored Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA, by giving “Bangladesh NGO Foundation Award” as recognition of the contribution to achieving sustainable development goal and successfully

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Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed by YPSA with overall support from a2i‘s Innovation Fund, a flagship program of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh.

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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.

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Ms. Farzana Parvin, Councilor

Dengue and Chikungunya Campaign

Urban Community Volunteers of 19 no South Bakalia Ward of Chattogram along with others community based organizations has executed a special campaign aimed at tackling Dengue and Chikungunya in 19 no. Ward on 17th October, 2019. Alhajj Yeasin Chowdhury, Ward Councilor and Ms. Farzana Parvin, Councilor (reserved) were also attended the campaign to spread awareness to prevent dengue and Chikungunya fever. YPSA has supported the volunteers for this campaign under an Urban Development Project titled ‘Proyash II’….

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Closing Meeting of HERfinance Project held at Jamuna Denims Ltd.

YPSA has successfully completed the HERfinance project in Jamuna Denims Ltd. by digitizing 100% of the whole workforce and providing trainings to the workers about Financial Literacy. In this regard, the sustainability meeting and certificate handover ceremony in Jamuna Denims Ltd. took place in 15th of October, 2019. From all the stakeholders of this project Mr. Rezaul Karim country coordinator brand Inditex, Ms. SmitaNimilita country representative BSR, …

Assistive device distribution by YPSA

World White Cane Safety Day 2019 observed at Sitakund

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important role in helping the visually impaired lives with greater independence. This year YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organized rally and discussion meeting and Assistive device distribution on “World White Cane Safety Day 19” at Sitakund …

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Country Coordinator of United Nations Volunteers Bangladesh visited YPSA

Mr. Aktar Uddin, Country Coordinator of United Nations Volunteers Bangladesh visited YPSA Head Office, Chittagong on 15 October, 2017. YPSA warmly welcomed to the Country Coordinator of UNV Bangladesh. Mr. Akter has attended a discussion meeting with YPSA senior staffs. At the commencement of meeting Md. Abdus Sabur, Youth Focal has given a welcome speech and special thanks to the Country Coordinator of UNV, Bangladesh….

YPSA observes World Day for Decent Work

YPSA observes World Day for Decent Work

YPSA APILUP Project (A4I) celebrated World Day for Decent Work on 7 October 2019. The event took place at Chottogram City Corporation 19 no.ward office hall room. Around 70 Participants from Informal Sector employees, employers, journalists, counselor and YPSA youth groups joined this event. During the event, Employers, Employees, Journalist had shared their experience on Decent Work agendas and committed to work together to improve the situation. …

sewing machine distribution by YPSA

Realistic program for rehabilitation of climate displaced people required : UNO of Kutubdia

“Kutubdia is the most vulnerable place in Bangladesh for climate change induced disaster and displacement problem. So, people of this island are living with anxiety here about the displaced from their ancestral land and home. For that reason, poverty rate is increasing in the Upazila and people are forcing to displaced new places for better life and livelihood.  So, national and international NGOs should come forward for starting the livelihood and climate …

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…

Australian High Commissioner visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett visits YPSA. 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…

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New houses for homeless people on the coast

YPSA built 137 houses in Banskhali

....One such person is Koli Akhter, who did not even see her father after her birth. She has been living with her mother in extreme poverty, enduring hideous suffering,  she becomes 18 years old. Koli is the daughter of late Nur Mohammad and mentally challenged Kashefa Begum of Ratnapur village of Baharchara union of Banshkhali. She has grown up with her mother facing many distress and tragedies......In the meantime, the cyclone Mora destroyed the only resort they had.

....Meanwhile, an organization for sustainable development YPSA in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity International Bangladesh started Cyclone post-Mora housing construction work in Bahharchara union of Banshkhali. Under this project, a new house is provided to Koli. A piece of black cloud moved over her head.

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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

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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. 8, 2018

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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.

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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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One House One Family At A Time

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ইউনেসকোর পুরস্কার পেলেন ইপসা’র ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য

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Fairer Labour Migration in Bangladesh – নিরাপদ অভিবাসন নিয়ে তথ্যচিত্র

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Singing out against human trafficking – Rohingya Response Project

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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.

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HRDC Sitakund

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

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Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

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

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HRDC Chittagong

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

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Tobacco Free We Logo

TobaccoFreeWe is an independent online platform that creates awareness about the health harms of tobacco use and tobacco control policies in Bangladesh.

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Yes Youth Group

YES YOUTH GROUP, a blog is facilitated by the Youth of YES Youth Group.

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary | অভিগম্য অভিধান (বাংলা একাডেমী থেকে প্রণীত অভিধান অনুসারে এক্সেসিবল ডিকশিনারীর ডাটাবেজ তৈরী করা হয়েছে।)

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