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News Archive for January, 2013

DGM of PKSF visited YPSA

DGM of PKSF interview to Radio Sagorgiri FM 99.2

Md. Abdul Matin, DGM of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) visited YPSA’s Microfinance and Microenterprise activities in Sitakund. He also gave interview to Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 in Sitakund. Md. Arifur…

New COP of Winrock International visited YPSA Shelter Home at Cox’sbazar

New COP of Winrock International Sarah Stephens has visited Shanta Niloy (Shelter home for the trafficking survivors) at Cox’sbazar on 17 January 2013.  Senior Program Manager Mrs. Suria Banu &…

Officials from Department of Forest visit YPSA

High level officials from Department of Forest, Chittagong visited YPSA’s project activities of “Restoration and Conservation of Biodiversity in the Denuded Hills” in Mirsharai on 15 January. They discussed with…

First Annual Coastal Kids writing competition successfully completed

Winners with the judges in the award giving ceremony

Displacement Solutions announced writing contest under the Coastal Kids Project to promote further incentive for the students to dive into learning about climate change. November 1st, 2012 marked the commencement…

Chittagong City corporation to allocate budget for Smoke Free Action

Honorable Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation addressing in the meeting organized by YPSA

“Chittagong City Corporation will be the pioneer on Smoke free environment and I promise to continue this effort until we have a smoke free Chittagong” said honorable Mayor of Chittagong…

YPSA in 4th Sub-national workshop on tobacco control

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has arranged a three-day 4th Sub-national workshop from 6 to 8 January 2013 in Jamuna Resort, Tangaile.  Representatives from 20 partner organizations of CTFK participated in the workshop.…

YPSA distributed warm blankets among the persons with disability

A beneficiary receives warm blanket from Md. Arifur Rahman

This winter Bangladesh has been hit by extremely cold weather. YPSA distributed warm blankets among the persons with disability in Sitakund on 3 January 2013 under the project Development Initiative…

Candle light vigil to call for stopping preventable deaths caused by tobacco use

Participants floating candles on a lake

To call for stopping preventable deaths caused by tobacco use and also to remember the people who died due to tobacco use, YPSA with the support of CTFK has arranged…

Mayor of Laxmipur Municipality approved and signed the smoke-free Guideline

Mr. Md. Abu Taher, Mayor of Laxmipur Municipality has approved and signed the Smoke free guideline for Laxmipur municipality

YPSA has been implementing an initiative to promote smoke free public places and local government through developing, enacting, adopting and enforcing smoke free guideline with the aim to protect the non smoker…