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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)

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20 small women entrepreneurs received sewing machines

Under the Women Empowerment through Skill Development project, YPSA with the support of Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF) has distributed sewing machines among 20 small women entrepreneurs after providing basic training. The distribution program was held 29 July at the Freedom Fighter A.K.M. Mafizur Rahman Hall, YPSA-HRDC, Sitakund. Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Sitakund Milton Roy was the chief…

YPSA provided food aid to 5,000 unemployed workers

YPSA, an organization for sustainable development, has provided food assistance to 5,000 unemployed workers and poor families. These food items were distributed in packets among the unemployed workers and poor families in 10 unions and 1 municipality of the Sitakunda Upazila of Chattogram for 9 days. Each packet weighing about 32 kg was given rice, pulses, potatoes, onion, salt,…

Facebook live discussion on Active Citizens Covid-19 Response

  Active Citizens, British Council is now organising a competition titled “Active Citizens Covid-19 Response: Social Action Innovation Ideas. The competition aims to provide young people under the Active Citizens network of Bangladesh with a platform where they can share their innovative ideas in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. How Active Citizens will participate in this competition…

Councilors of Chattogram City Corporation receive disinfectant sprayer

To prevent the spread of Dengue and Chikungunya, YPSA with the support of Save the Children Bangladesh has distributed disinfectant sprayer to the Councilor of Chattogram City Corporation under the project PROYASH II. The sprayers were handover to the Councilors of Ward 7, 8, and 19 respectively on 28th, 30th and 29th June, 2020. YPSA has been working…

Inspirational documentary on a successful leader

  “A small youth organization has been turned into a great NGO and become a role model in Bangladesh over the last 35 years by an active leadership. This success did not come from Aladdin’s magical lamp. A leader who did not achieve anything overnight.  A leader who dreamed himself and helped to dream others.” Ali Adnan Archives…

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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…

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Orientation on YPSA Child Protection Policy launched. Read more…

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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…

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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 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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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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LABOUR MIGRATION IN BANGLADESH. CHALLENGES, NEEDS AND RECOMMENDATION.

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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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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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Promotion of eco-tourism industries at Mirsarai and Sitakunda in Chattogram

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Facebook live on Imposition of Specific Taxes on Tobacco Products: Way to Finance the Health Sector

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Facebook live on the national budget 2020-2021

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Accessible Dictionary

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

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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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