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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 awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria

The Zero Project Conference 2017 was held during 22-24 February at the United Nations Office/Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria. YPSA was selected as one of 56 innovative practices and policies by the Zero Project’s selection committee of renowned disability and accessibility expert. Exemplary in the area of innovation, impacts, chances of long-term growth and success and sustainability. …Read More »

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM - Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

Tobacco control issue to incorporate as agenda in MCM – Deputy Commissioner of Comilla

YPSA and Shristi Somaj Kollan Sangstha  jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Comilla” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 22nd February 2017 at Conference room, DC Office of Comilla. Mr. Md. Zahangir Alam, Deputy Commissioner of Comilla district was present as a chief guest while Dr. …Read More »

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

Cox’s Bazar is a disaster prone area. In each year the people of Cox’s Bazar face several disasters like flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. So for enhancing the local capacities to mitigate and to cope with the disaster, YPSA planned to develop a school based disaster risk reduction approach through developing volunteers. YPSA arranged a 3 days training …Read More »

The City Mayor mr A J M Nasir Uddin received the torch as guest of honour.

Sri Chinmoy Oneness – Home Peace Run : Runners carry the peace torch rally in Chittagong

The Oneness – Home Peace Run, a global relay founded by Chittagong born Sri Chinmoy, marks its 30th anniversary this year, and Chittagong will join in celebrating this world-uniting initiative. On Saturday, February 18, a group of local and international runner gathered at the Chittagong press club and carry the peace torch to the city corporation bhavan …Read More »

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

Insecticidal mosquito net distributed among poor families in Rangunia

“Government has allocated adequate budget for the health sector. Present government has reopened the community clinics which were shut down earlier. Since the Rangunia Upazila is malaria prone area, long lasting insecticidal mosquito net has been distributing among the poor families. Last 9 years, government distributed 150000 insecticidal nets through YPSA in order to control malaria in …Read More »

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

Workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” held with government officials

YPSA organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and Bloomberg Philanthropies on 16th February at the conference room of DC office, Chittagong. Mr. Md. Masukur Rahman Sikdar, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) was present as chief guest while Dr. Azizur Rahman Siddiki, Civil Surgeon has presided …Read More »

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YPSA led community radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 observes “World Radio Day 2017” at Sitakund.

Candlelight vigil by YPSA

Human chain and candlelight vigil in memory of those who died caused by tobacco related disease. Read more…

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handover the crest to Vashkar Bhattacharjee

Vashkar awarded by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 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…

Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

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

Launching Ceremony of Social Change volume 6

YPSA launches its journal “Social Change” volume 6, 2016. 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…

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…

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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