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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Category: ‘Disability Rights’

YPSA wins the Zero Project Award 2020

Vashkar receiving the award.

YPSA has been awarded the Zero Project Award 2020 with “Capacity Building Activities for the Production of Books in Accessible Formats”.  9th Zero Project Conference which took place from 19th […]

Inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project held

Signing by Mayor

YPSA and ADD International Bangladesh jointly organized a district level inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project at the City Corporation Conference Room, Chottogram today, 10th February 2020. YPSA (Young […]

YPSA received eNGO Challenge Award 2020

Md. Arifur Rahman receiving the award

YPSA has received eNGO Challenge Award 2020 under the category “Education & Learning”. YPSA has been recognized as the winner in South Asia.  The eNGO Challenge is aimed to recognize, […]

YPSA took part in the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ in Dhaka

State Minister visits YPSA stall

State minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ held at NGO Affairs Bureau premises in Agargaon, Dhaka on 11th January. Bangladesh Computer Council in […]

Vashkar Donated his UNESCO Prize Money to YPSA

Cheque handover

Last Thursday evening, on an auspicious ceremony, Vashkar Bhattacharjee officially handed over a cheque of 1,500,000 BDT to YPSA chief executive Md. Arifur Rahman. It was the monetary portion of […]

YPSA celebrated 28 International Day of Persons with disabilities 21th National Day of Persons with disabilities

With the theme “The Future is Accessible”, YPSA celebrated 28 International Day of Persons with disabilities 21th National Day of Persons with disabilities at different places on 5th December in […]

Visually impaired students received Smart Phones preloaded with relevant software

Group photo visually impaired students

YPSA distributed Android Smart Phones among visually impaired Students of different schools, colleges, and universities on 16th November 2019 at YPSA head office in Chittagong. YPSA believes that these devices will increase […]

German ambassador visited YPSA and inaugurated its ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

Visually impaired student demonstrates Computer use

His Excellency, Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh visited YPSA on November 9, 2019.  He inaugurated the newly renovated “YPSA ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (IRCD)” which is supported […]

আমরাও পারি – অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক

  Feature report by mytv আমরাও পারি (EP 112). “অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক”  

World White Cane Safety Day 2019 observed at Sitakund

Assistive device distribution by YPSA

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important […]

Workshop on Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion

Presentation at the program

a2i program under ICT Division of Government of Bangladesh, UNCDF and MSC jointly organized a workshop on “Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion”  the at BRAC Centre […]

Disability Help Desk will be set up at each police station : Additional Superintendent of Cox’s Bazar Police

Speech by Additional superintendent of Cox's Bazar Police

“People with disabilities are not a burden on society. If they get some supports, they will move forward. Disability Help Desk will be set up at each police station” said […]

Inception Workshop of WISH2ACTION project held at Sitakund

signing on a memorial board of WISH2ACTION Project

YPSA organized an Inception Workshop for the WISH2ACTION project with the support of Handicap International, at the Upazila Parishad Auditorium, Sitakund, Chattogram on 16 September. Upazila Nirbabahi Officer (UNO) of […]

Partnership agreement between YPSA and ADD International Bangladesh

Signing ceremony

ADD International Bangladesh and Young Power in Social Acton (YPSA) has signed a partnership agreement under Inclusion Works Project funded by UKAid. YPSA will be implementing activities under this project […]

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation held in Sitakund

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation was held on 29 August 2019 at Freedom Fighter AKM Mafizur Rahman Auditorium of YPSA HRDC at Sitakunda Upazila under Chattogram District. The workshop […]

Women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

20 women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD since March 2019 under the project, Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible information […]

Workshop on SRHR for women with disabilities held

A workshop on content selection with identification of problems on Sexual and Reproductive health Rights (SRHR) under the project “Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible […]

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Her Excellency H.E. Julia Niblett visited YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) in Chattogram on 21 January. Ms. Jane Hardy, Second Secretary and Mr. Nahil […]

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh

Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury, Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong, has inaugurated a modern technology-rich “Accessible E-learning Center” for the 150 visually impaired students studying at the University of Chittagong. […]

ইউনেসকোর পুরস্কার পেলেন ইপসা’র ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য

  উনেসকোর “আমির জাবের আল আহম্মাদ আল জাবের আল সাবাহ” পুরস্কারে ভূষিত হলেন বাংলাদেশের ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য। গত ৩ ডিসেম্বর ফ্রান্সের প্যারিসে ইউনেসকো সদর দপ্তরে ‘ডিজিটাল এমপাওয়ারমেন্ট অব পারসনস উইথ ডিজঅ্যাবিলিটিস’ […]