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YPSA’s journal SOCIAL CHANGE launched

Moment of the launch

Social Change, a development Journal of YPSA has been opened through a launching ceremony. Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque, Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Chittagong was present as chief guest while Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA presided over the program. This is 4th issue of the journal and this is a publication where the exchange of ideas among scholars, policy makers and development practitioners, their intellectual and constructive ideas would smooth the way to social transformation in a desired manner. The program was held at the meeting room of YPSA Head Office on 24 March, 2015. Read more

Program planning workshop on Community Legal Service held

Workshop session

A 3-day workshop on “Community Legal Service (CLS) Program Planning” held during 15-17 March, 2015 at YPSA HRDC Chittagong. YPSA has started implementing a project “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice”. Aim of the project is to facilitate access to justice for marginalised and vulnerable communities in hard to reach areas through community empowerment and access to quality legal services in selected areas in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district. Read more

Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities held

A woman receiving grant in the ceremony

YPSA has successfully completed 1st installment of Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities on 15 March’ 2015 at YPSA HRDC, Chittagong. The program was jointly organized by YPSA and Arannayk Foundation in collaboration with Bangladesh Forest Department. A total of 20 Union Federations of Forest Dependent Groups under YPSA-AF Chittagong, Banskhali and Fatikchari has received project grants as a matching fund for implementing AIGA as well as reduce the dependency on forest. Read more

Meeting on Implementation of Tobacco Control Law held at Feni

Enamul Hoque, Additional Divisional Commissioner of Feni Distract addressing in the meeting

“Mobile court and taskforce meetings will be conducted in Feni Distract to enforce the Tobacco Control Law. A coordinated effort is needed from all government departments including the local government to ensure a smoke free environment in Feni.” said Mr. MD Enamul Hoque, Additional Divisional Commissioner of Feni Distract, in a meeting titled “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law” held on 14th March 2015 at the auditorium hall room of Feni District Commissioner Office. Read more

World Radio Day 2015 observed


Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 observed “World Radio Day 2015” with the slogan “Youth and Radio” on 13 February, 2015. YPSA led community radio at Sitakund Sagor Giri FM 99.2 arranged a rally, discussion meeting and Radio Kothika which were participated by local youths, volunteer and local stakeholders. YPSA-Leadership Development Program makes collaboration to observe World Radio Radio Day 2015. Read more

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) awarded to YPSA

honorable adviser of the Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Gowher Rizvi handover the cheque to Md. Arifur Rahman, CE and Vashkar Bhattacharjee. PM of YPSA

3rd round of Service Innovation Fund (SIF) of Access to Information (a2i) Program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh Government awarded to YPSA for ‘Production of accessible reading materials for the students with print disability of class VI-class-X through DAISY standard’. Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive and Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA received the award in a ceremony held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Dhaka on 12 February 2015. Read more

YPSA distributes insecticide treated mosquito net among the poor families in Rangunia.

A poor women receiving mosquito from UNO of Ranginia

Malaria is a public health problem in Bangladesh particularly people living in the mountainous regions are vulnerable to MalariaIn the early days hundreds of people in the highland areas had to be died from Malaria who lacks awareness and access to health service.  As the malaria transmits by the mosquitoes, it may not possible to completely eliminate the disease. It should be controlled raising awareness, taking proper treatment of patients timely and ensuring use of insecticide treated mosquito net. At present, Malaria mortality rate and exposure rate have become tolerable because government and NGOs has been playing vital role. Besides the government, role of NGOs are appreciated for the development of health service in Bangladesh” said UNO of Rangunia Mr. Saiful Islam Mazumder in a mosquito distribution ceremony organized by YPSA. Read more

Cultural program

YPSA observed International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015.


YPSA and a volunteer group “Smoke Free Generation” organized anti tobacco campaign on International Mother Language Day. Read more…

Radio talk show

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 broadcasts a radio talk show on “Youth and Radio” to mark the  World Radio Radio Day 2015. Read more…

State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing at regional conference

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held. State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP was present as chief guest. Read more…

Dr. Abu Jamil Faisel meets BGMEA First Vice President Nasiruddin Ahmed.

Country Director of Engender Health Bangladesh met ADC (General) Chittagong and BGMEA First Vice President.  Readymade garments workers will be brought under family planning service. Read more…

Visitors watching how a women with disability operate a computer at the IRCD computer lab

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

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman made a presentation at the seminar

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. PKSF organized the seminar on “Inclusive development: mainstreaming the challenged people” at  BICC, Dhaka. Read more…

Mr. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development), YPSA, received the certificate from the Past President of IOGT International Mr. Sven-Oloy Carlsson.

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International. Read more…

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International. Read more… 

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh and Dr. Anupom Saha, ADC (General), Cox's Bazar inaugurated the Cox's Bazar at the opening ceremony.

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh officially inaugurated Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC). Read more…

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

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament  Read more…

Mr. Tilak Kanti, YPSA receiving certificate from Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid distributes certificate of training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing”  in an occasion at the Prime Minister Office  Read more..

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