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Category: ‘ICT4D’

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of CU held

Distribution of Digital Talking Books for the visually impaired students of Chittagong University

Disabled Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized “Distribution of Digital Talking Books for students of visually impaired farewell and reception 2015” at Chittagong University on […]

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 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

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. […]

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA

ICTPD-2014A batch attends a meeting

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Stockholm University and Life Academy, Sweden organize International Training Program on ICT and Pedagogical Development (ICTPD) each year.  The regional workshop for the batch […]

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh on the […]

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” held for the first time in Bangladesh.

Ms. Shahed Khanam Naly receiving certificate from Education Minister

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” was conducted during 15 to 17 September 2014 at the BASIS Auditorium, Dhaka. This program was conducted by the DAISY Consortium with support from WIPO […]

Teacher’s Conference 2014 held in Cox’sbazar

Minister of Primary and Mass Education Bangladesh visiting YPSA stall at the education fair

YPSA took part in a three-day Teacher’s Conference 2014 hosted by Access to Information (a2i) Programme, under the Prime Minister’s Office in partnership with the British Council at Cox’sbazar cultural […]

Service Innovation Fund awarded to YPSA

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee receiving award from honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh

Service Innovation Fund arranged by Access to Information (A2I) Program under Prime Minister’s Office awarded to YPSA for ‘production of multimedia digital talking book’. Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager, YPSA […]

Training on “Empowering Youth with Disabilities through market driven ICT skills” launched

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After winning the prestigious Competition named ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, 2013, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion., Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is implementing the proposed […]

Meet the press on “Involvement of Persons with disabilities (PWD) with the mainstream development through survey of PWDs”

Honorable dignatoris at the press briefing

YPSA with the support of Actionaid Bangladesh organized a meet the press on “Involvement of Persons with disabilities (PWD) with the mainstream development through survey of PWDs” at National Press […]

Training opportunity: Technology for Skills and Employment for Youth with Disability

YPSA has recently won the prestigious Competition named ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, 2013, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion. As a consequence, YPSA is going to implement […]

‘Youth Solutions!’ Empowers Youth Led NGOs in South Asia

Vashkar Bhattacharjee from YPSA, Bangladesh receiving crest.

Four innovative Youth Solutions were selected winners at the Regional Grant Competition, jointly organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion. The competition titled ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’ […]

Asia Reflect Day observed

Rally on Asia Reflect Day at Sitakund

Guliakhali and Bhuiyan Para knowledge center organized rally and discussion meeting with the support of YPSA and Actionaid Bangladesh to observe Asia Reflect Day at Sitakund on 24 April. 

Secretary of Ministry of Social Welfare visited YPSA

Dr. Ranajit Kumar Biswas, Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare visited YPSA at Sitakund on 21 September’ 2012. He distributed assistive devices to 15 Persons with disability through YPSA. He also […]

Director General of Bangladesh Betar visited Radio Sagor Giri FM.99.2

Mr. Kazi Akhtar Uddin Ahmed, Director General of Bangladesh Betar, President of Community Radio Monitoring Committee, Ministry of Information visited Radio Sagor Giri FM.99.2 at Sitakund on 2 September’ 12. […]

Launching ceremony of Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 held

Radio Sagor Giri has started its full range of broadcasting as a community radio station with the aim of empowering rural people, accelerating community and introducing more demand for accountability. […]

Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 started test transmission from Sitakund , Chittagong

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Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 has already started test transmission. This is the first Government approved community radio station in Chittagong initiated by YPSA . The name of this Community Radio […]

Workshop on “ ICT and Accessibility For The People With Disability” held in the festival of South Asia Social Forum (SASF)

YPSA and Actionaid Bangladesh jointly organized a workshop on “ ICT and Accessibility For The People With Disability” in the festival of South Asia Social Forum (SASF), the program held on […]

4th Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Community Radio held at Dhaka

Knowledge Sharing Workshop was held at Dhaka on 18-19th September 2011 at Press Institute of Bangladesh. The workshop was organized by Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) with the […]

Workshop on Role of Community Radio in Disaster Risk Reduction

A workshop was held on 21 September, 2011 at Disaster Bhaban, Dhaka  on the issue and strategy related to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation .The workshop was jointly organized […]

Empowering Vision Impaired People through ICT Training

Visual impairment is no barrier to learning computer skills, as eight Chittagong University students are discovering. The visually impaired students are currently undertaking a six month long computer training course […]