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Life skill training workshop for the trafficking survivors held at Cox’sbazar

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YPSA organized a three-day Life Skill Training for the male trafficking survivors at Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre from 19 -21 January 2015.  A total of 23 trafficking survivors from different areas of Cox’sbazar, Chittagong and Feni districts have participated in the training workshop. Objectives of this training were to make trafficking survivors aware of preventing human trafficking through Life Skill Education. Topics of this training includes self-evaluation, causes of failure,  successful and failure case studies, communication and its elements, future planning and problem solving process. Read more

Community Health Volunteers trained on Health & WASH outreach activities

Workshop at Pekua

Training workshop on Health & WASH outreach activities for Community Health Volunteers at Kutubdia, Moheskhali, Pekua & Chakaria Upazila of Cox’sbazar District. A total of 81 Community Health Volunteers (CHV) have participated in this training workshop who will facilitate the Court Yard Meeting on Health & WASH issues in their areas.  Mr. Mahedi Hasan, Dr. Showmen Palit, Mrs. Aklima Sharmin Eity from IOM, Md. Sirajuddin Belal and Md. Harun from YPSA have facilitated the training sessions. Read more

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International

Mahabubur Rahamn receiving certificate from president of IOGT International.

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International in an international conference on “World Congress 68 – Alcohol in All Policies” held in Cha-Am, Thailand. This was the first international conference in ASIA on the issue where Mr. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development), YPSA, received the certificate from the Past President of IOGT International Mr. Sven-Oloy Carlsson. YPSA is appreciated and greeted for its outstanding social development activities in Bangladesh.

Workshop on “Some Reflections on Co-management as a Natural Resource Governance Model in Bangladesh” held


As a part of knowledge management and organizational capacity building YPSA has organized a daylong learning workshop on “Some Reflections on Co-management as a Natural Resource Governance Model in Bangladesh” held on 07 January’ 2015 at the conference room of YPSA Head Office. The key speaker of the program was Mr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ph.D. (Wales), Post Doc. (Oxford), Professor and Chairman, Department of Development Studies, DU. He was the former Country Representative of IUCN, Senior Program Coordinator, CHT-UNDP and Executive Director, Centre for Resources and Development, University of Chittagong. Read more

Democratization needed for the national budget formulation process and tax system

panel speakers in the meeting

“More democratization of the national budget formulation process and tax systems through ensuring participation of common people is essential for good governance. Government should take opinions from common people in formulating budget to reflect their hopes and aspirations” speaker said in a round table discussion meeting titled “Good governance and Democratization of budget formulation” held Hotel Saint Martine, Chittagong on 25 December 2014 organized by Democratic Budget Movement (DBM).   Read more

10th Chittagong divisional disability sports competition and disability fair 2014 held

Inaugural ceremony

For nurturing the mind, body and spirit of people with disability through sports and recreation, Jatiya Protibondhi Krira Samity and Chittagong Society for The Disabled (CSD)  jointly organized 10th Chittagong divisional disability sports competition and disability fair 2014 at M A Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on 17 December. 800 PWD players from different organizations attended 88 different events. 90 participants from YPSA attended in different events and obtain 54 prizes. Read more

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 and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones” jointly organized by YPSA and Credit & Development Forum (CDF) on 13 December 2014 at Hotel Saint Martin, Chittagong.  “I will propose to government’s policymakers to get supplementary facilities for the Micro Finance Institutions” he added. 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… 

Human chain

Volunteer group of YPSA standing in front of Shadinata Park in Chittagong to spread the message ‘Smoking is prohibited in public places and public transport’ tk. 300 can be fined for public smoking.

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…

Chief of Party of Counterpart International receive the token of appreciation

Chief of Party of Counterpart International visits YPSA in Comilla. Reed more… 

Talk show at Sagor Giri Studio

YPSA arranged a radio talk show on “Bangladesh With Me : Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh” at the community radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 in Sitakund. Read more… 

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

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

Rally on National Youth Day 2014

 YPSA observed National Youth Day 2014. Read more… 


Consultant of Japan Embassy Ms. Chie Matsumoto visits Cox’sbazar 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..

Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA. Read more…

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