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Young Power in Social Action

An organization for sustainable development

3 decades in development partnership, since 1985
YPSA is an organization with Special Consultative Status to 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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PKSF General Manager Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury visited YPSA

Palli Karma-Shahayak Foundation (PKSF) General Manager Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury  visited YPSA on 10th February, 2021. He was accompanied by Assistant Manager Dr. Sulaiman Hossain and Md. Neamul Hassan Shuvon.  During the visit, PKSF GM discuss different aspects regarding agricultural development as well as livestock & Fisheries Development of YPSA under Agriculture Unit, Fisheries & Livestock Unit…

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YPSA Active Citizens Digital Model Training -2021 held online

A 5-day Online Active Citizens Digital Model Training-2021 was held on 4-8 February, 2021 under the initiative of YPSA Active Citizens- Digital Model and Challenge Fund Project which is funded by British Council Bangladesh. YPSA Youth Focal and Programme Manager Abdus Sabur inaugurated YPSA Active Citizens Digital Model Training-2021. 20 participants attended this online training. Throughout the…

Launching Ceremony of Social Change journal

Launching Ceremony of “Social Change Journal” held

Launching Ceremony of YPSA’s journal “Social Change”, a Journal for Social Development, Volume 9, issue 1, 2019 was held at YPSA Head Office, Chattogram on 04 February, 2021. Renowned academician Dr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Professor and former Chairman at the Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka and former country representative of International Union for Conservation of…

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Induction workshop of “Economic Recovery Project for COVID 19 Affected Host Communities & Rohingya  Refugee”

A project induction workshop for the “Economic Recovery Project for COVID 19 Affected Host Communities & Rohingya  Refugee” which is being implemented by YPSA and supported by Solidar Suisse, a Swiss non-governmental organization. The workshop took place at a hotel in Sugandha Pount, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on 3 February. 20 newly joined staffs attended the induction workshop. Muhammad…

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PKSF Managing Director Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah visits YPSA activities

Mr. Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, Managing Director of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Former Senior Secretary of Government of Bangladesh visited YPSA’s activities in Chattogram on January 28, 2021. PKSF Deputy Managing Director Dr. Md. Jasim Uddin was also present during the visit. The activities include the Inclusive financing program for persons with disabilities, goat rearing (loft system)…

Youth dialogue

Youth Dialogue titled “Our City, My Thoughts” held in Chattogram

YPSA and Dristi Chottagram jointly organized a Youth Dialogue titled “Our City, My Thoughts” with the urban planners, politicians, representatives from media and different professions and youth. The event was held at the Chittagong District Shilpakala Academy auditorium on January 22 where speakers urged next mayor to fulfill the needs of the citizens without making fictitious promises to…

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Country Director of International Rescue Committee (IRC) visits YPSA’s Protection Assistance for COVID 19 Response Project. Read more…

Candle light vigil arranged by YPSA

On World Human Rights Day’ 2020, YPSA appealed for safety in all ship breaking yards. Read more…

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Security and infrastructure development are essential for the growth of tourism : Sitakund UNO. Read more…

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 2020. Read more…

Cyclist on the beach near a ship breaking yard where the Rally ended.on

YPSA Safety First Cycle Rally. Read more..

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Mathribhumi Foundation congratulates and presents honorary memento to the YPSA Chief Executive. Read more…

training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act

Training on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs held at Chattogram. Read more…

Save the Children Country Director visited YPSA EiE project Activities

Country Director of Save the Children visited YPSA in Ukhiya. Read more…

Speech by Arifur Rahman, CE, YPSA

YPSA organized human chain demanding speedy trial of all forms of violence against women and children. Read more…

women receive Old Age Allowance

YPSA’s work for the people of Sandwip is praiseworthy – NGO Affairs Bureau Director. Read more…

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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…

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.



NGOs should depend on local resources : Md. Arifur Rahman, YPSA

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Returnee Migrants join a coordination meeting of District Employment and Manpower Office (DEMO), Chattogram through Facebook live program.

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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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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.