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News Archive for September, 2016

Empowering people with disabilities through inclusive finance

Physically challenged own a grocery shop in Sitakund

The percentage of person with disability in Sitakunda (a sub-district of Chittagong) is reported to be the highest in Bangladesh, at 17% compared to the national average of 10%. Livelihood conditions […]

Sharing meeting held with Divisional Commissioner and 11 DCs of Chittagong Division

Sharing meeting held with Divisional Commissioner and 11 DCs of Chittagong Division

A sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Chittagong Division” held on 20th September 2016 at the auditorium hall of Chittagong Circuit House. The meeting was organized by […]

Countering extremism can be possible by mobilizing community involvement

Group photo

In recent years, various forms of violent extremism on the basis of religion, color, ethnicity, national origin etc. have increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, terrorist violence is on the rise […]

Partnership Agreement Signed between GCERF and YPSA

Partnership Agreement Signed between GCERF and YPSA

A partnership agreement was signed between GCERF (Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund) and YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) at Padma (State Guest House), Dhaka for implementing the project […]

Business Maintenance support to men and women who have escaped trafficking

Support for Business Maintenance of Ashshash Beneficiaries (for men and women who have escaped trafficking)

YPSA is implementing a pilot project on human trafficking named ASHSHASH (for men and women who have escaped trafficking) at Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district. The project is funded by Swiss Development Corporation […]

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

Laxmipur DC Md Zillur Rahman Chowdhury speaking as chief guest in the meeting

YPSA, GEMS and DC Office of Lakshmipur district jointly organized a workshop on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law in Lakshmipur” with the assistance of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and […]

Meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law and Smoke Free Brahmanbaria Pourashava” held

meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law and Smoke Free Brahmanbaria Pourashava”

A sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control law and Smoke Free Brahmanbaria Pourashava” was held on 04th September 2016 at the conference hall of Brahmanbaria Pourashava. Mrs. Naiyer Kabir, Mayor, […]

Experience shearing on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project

experience shearing workshop on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project of YPSA

Bangladesh Forest Department, YPSA and Arannayk Foundation jointly arranged an experience shearing workshop on Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project at Hotel Cox Today Auditorium, Cox’sbazar on September 5, […]

Civil Surgeon of Brahmanbaria issued a letter to 57 Health facilities for implementing TC law

Scan copy of letter

Mrs. Hasina Akther, Civil Surgeon, Brahmanbaria has issued a letter to all Hospitals, Diagnostic centers and Clinic of Brahmanbaria District on 05th September 2016 for implementing TC law with some instructions and […]