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Category: ‘Economic development’

If development isn’t sustainable, people’s fate would not change : PKSF Chairman

Speech by Chief Guest Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad.

All should work together to ensure human dignity through sustainable development.  If development is not sustainable then people’s fate would not change. In Bangladesh, about 50 millions are youth out of total…

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

Award reception

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…

PKSF visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund


Deputy Managing Director of PKSF Md. Fazlul Kader visits YPSA’s economic development program at Sitakund. He launches YPSA’s ENRICH Center at Sayadpur union of Sitakund. He also visits rehabilitation center,…

YPSA and Handicap Int’l signed MOU to work together on Inclusive Finance

MoU signing

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between YPSA and Handicap International Federation to working together under the project “ Disability-inclusive poverty graduation of extreme poor and poor Households in Bangladesh” funded…

Bibi Amena won the war on poverty : beggarwoman turned into businesswoman

Bibi Amena

Bibi Amena has been living in a village Bakkhali located at Syayadpur union of Sitakund Upazila under Chittagong district in Bangladesh.  When Amena was only 13 years old, she got…

YPSA and BSRM partnership agreement signed

YPSA and BSRM partnerships agreement signed

A long term partnership agreement was signed between YPSA and BRSM on 3rd November 2016 at the BSRM head office. The purpose of this agreement is to empower the displaced, landless and…

Development continues in hard to reach areas of Chittagong Hill Tract

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Besides government, NGOs have been working broadly in the hard to reach areas of the country for its socio-economic development. If a collaborative effort of all people meets then any…

YPSA distributes sanitary latrine among the poor families at Kawkhali

YPSA distributes sanitary latrine among the poor families at Kawkhali in Rangamati under the project Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households Towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH) supported…

Development Fair 2016 held at Sitakund

Managing Director of PKSF visiting a stall at the fair

YPSA and PKSF ENRICH Program jointly organized Development Fair 2016 at Sayedpur Union of Sitakund on 5 March 2016.  Md. Abdul Karim Managing Director Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and former Principal Secretary to…

Meeting on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Roles of inclusive finance

Mr. Abdul Awal, Executive Director of Credit and Development Forum (CDF) discussed on this issue as a key speaker

Access to finance especially to the poor is essential for promoting inclusive economic growth and eradicating poverty in the country. An inclusive financial system provides a number of benefits to…

UNNAYANE PKSF Episode-104 on Bangla Vision TV

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Bangla Vision TV Program: “UNNAYANE PKSF” Episode-104 Guest: Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA Language: Bengali

UNNAYANE-PKSF-Episode-109 at Bangla Vision TV

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  Bangla Vision TV Program: UNNAYANE-PKSF-Episode-109 Guest: Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA Language: Bengali

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held

State Minister for Finance M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing

“If Probashi Kallyan Bank (A Bank for Expatriates’ Welfare) and Bangladesh Samabaya (Cooperative) Bank can be established then why not Microcredit Bank” said State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP in a regional conference titled “Banks…

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

Meeting at YPSA Head Office

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA during 5-7 August, 2014. On the first day, they exchanged views with the…

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA


Deputy Managing Director of Palli Karma Shahayak Foundation (PKSF) Dr. Jashim Uddin visited YPSA’s ENRICH program on 19 June 2014. He joined a meeting with ENRICH project staffs at Sayedpur,…

PKSF launches year-long silver jubilee celebration

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Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on May 11, 2014 began a yearlong celebration to mark its 25th founding anniversary next year with a promise to diversify operations to lift millions…

MOU signed for “YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project”

YPSA BSRM MoU signing ceremony of "YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project "

“BSRM has been working for the corporate sectors around the country. From the view of corporate social responsibility, BSRM has started working for the development of livelihood of the farmers with…

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…

Meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Laxmipur District.

Meeting in Laxmipur District

“Transparency and distribution of Khash land (government owned land) among the landless people without any kind of influence should be ensured. Livelihood and other basic needs and rights have to…

Meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Chandpur District

YPSA and Chandpur Community Development Sangstha (CCDS) jointly organized advocacy meeting with the NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA’s Housing Land and Property Rights Initiative project  at Rotary…