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Young Power in Social Action

An organization for sustainable development

3 decades in development partnership, since 1985
YPSA is an organization with Special Consultative Status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Notice Board

Office Circular : This is to inform you that YPSA authority has dismissed Mohammed Mahabubur Rahman (NID: 1528604003561) and canceled all kinds of organizational involvement with him from 23/07/2019 for violating the Child Protection Policy approved by the organization and the employment rules. YPSA authority shall not be liable in any way or take any responsibility for any kind of communication, exchange of information, execution of verbal and written agreement or financial/non-financial transactions with Md. Mahabubar Rahman, who has finally been discharged from YPSA. PDF version of the official circular (Bangla)

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Speech by Mr Ashekur Rahman

4th Chattogram Urban Network Meeting held

YPSA with the support of Save the Children organized 4th Chattogram Urban Network meeting at YPSA head office on “Contemporary Urban Issues” in presence of representatives from 13 INGOs and NGOs in Chattogram On 7th January, 2021 . The members of Chattogram Urban Network are privileged to have Mr. Ashekur Rahman, Assistant Resident Representative of UNDP as…

Consultative meeting on Divisional Level Governance Self-Assessment held

YPSA jointly with Center on Budget and Policy of Dhaka University in collaboration with the Governance Innovation Unit (GIU) of the Prime Minister’s Office and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organized a consultative meeting on Divisional Level Governance Self-Assessment under National Governance Assessment Framework 2020.  The event took place at the St. Martin Hotel, Chattaogram on…

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YPSA distributed Urban Risk Assessment Report (URA) to City Authority

YPSA has distributed two Urban Risk Assessment (URA) reports of 7 and 19 no wards under Proyash II project to Administrator of Chattogram City Corporation, ALhaj Khorshed Alam Sujon, Chariman of Chattogram Development Authority, Johurul  Alam Dobhash, Chief Town Planner Shahinul Khan, Town Planner Md. Abu Isha Anzari, Chief Executive Officer of Chattogram City Corporation, Mojammel Hoque,…

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Memorandum of Understanding signed between YPSA and Human Relief Foundation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was made between YPSA and Human Relief Foundation at the HRF country office in Dhaka on 31st December 2020. The purpose of the MOU is to provide humanitarian support and to implement the multi sector assistance for the forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya) and host community populations in Bangladesh. MOU was signed…

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5,55,000 Taka donated to support the helpless HIV positive patients of CMCH

Society for AIDS Care and Support, Bangladesh donated 5,55,000/- Taka to the Patient Welfare Association of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) to support the needy helpless HIV positive patients.  Dr. AQM Sirajul Islam, Chairperson of Society for AIDS Care and Support, Bangladesh handed over the cheque to the President of Patient Welfare Association and Director of Chattogram…

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Country Director of International Rescue Committee (IRC) visits YPSA’s Protection Assistance for COVID 19 Response Project. Read more…

Candle light vigil arranged by YPSA

On World Human Rights Day’ 2020, YPSA appealed for safety in all ship breaking yards. Read more…

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Security and infrastructure development are essential for the growth of tourism : Sitakund UNO. Read more…

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 2020. Read more…

Cyclist on the beach near a ship breaking yard where the Rally ended.on

YPSA Safety First Cycle Rally. Read more..

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Mathribhumi Foundation congratulates and presents honorary memento to the YPSA Chief Executive. Read more…

training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act

Training on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs held at Chattogram. Read more…

Save the Children Country Director visited YPSA EiE project Activities

Country Director of Save the Children visited YPSA in Ukhiya. Read more…

Speech by Arifur Rahman, CE, YPSA

YPSA organized human chain demanding speedy trial of all forms of violence against women and children. Read more…

women receive Old Age Allowance

YPSA’s work for the people of Sandwip is praiseworthy – NGO Affairs Bureau Director. Read more…

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Deputy Administrator of USAID Bonnie Glick visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar. Read more…

On behalf of YSPA, Nurjahan Begum received the award for Best Female Entrepreneur

Two micro-entrepreneurs on behalf of YPSA win 14th Citi Microentrepreneurship Award 2019. Read more…

Regional conference on the role of the microfinance institutions towards attaining the SDGs held. Read more…


Australian Foreign Minister visit YPSA led TLC

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister visits YPSA’s humanitarian response project for the forcefully displaced Rohingya. Read more…

Speech by CE

Orientation on YPSA Child Protection Policy launched. Read more…

Award reception

YPSA wins Tobacco-Control Award 2019. Read more…

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and YPSA’s Program

Awards and Recognitions


YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , UK.


YPSA was selected winner at the Regional Grant Competition 2013 ‘Youth Solutions! Technology for Skills and Employment’, organized by The World Bank, Microsoft Sri Lanka and Sarvodaya-Fusion.


YPSA won The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Awards. The Awards Ceremony took place during the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey 2 Sep 2014.


YPSA received champion award from Manthan Award South Asia 2010 for Ship Breaking in Bangladesh web portal and special mention award for DAISY for All in Bangladesh.


YPSA received National e-Content and ICT4D champion award 2010 for DAISY and Special Mention for Shipbreaking in Bangladesh web, arranged by Ministry of Science and ICT, Bangladesh Govt.


YPSA was awarded International Youth Peace Prize IYPP 1999

Recent Research Report and Publication

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

Research revealed that migrants who remain abroad are at risk of unemployment, hunger, housing crisis and infection as a result of lockdowns or blockades.

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SOCIAL CHANGE : A Journal for Social Development

Vol. 7, 2019

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Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

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কৃষি, মৎস ও প্রাণিসম্পদ প্রযুক্তি ও সেবা সম্প্রসারণ উদ্ভাবন ও শিখন। A publication on agriculture, fisheries and livestock technology and service published by YPSA with the support PKSF.

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COMMUNITY LEGAL SUPPORT : EMPOWERING MARGINALIZED AND SUBALTERN. A publication on YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project.



NGOs should depend on local resources : Md. Arifur Rahman, YPSA

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Returnee Migrants join a coordination meeting of District Employment and Manpower Office (DEMO), Chattogram through Facebook live program.

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YPSA Youth Representative and the newly appointed administrator of Chattogram City Corporation

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Facebook Live Program on International Youth Day 2020

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Living in a Healthy & Violence-free family during COVID-19

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Facebook live discussion on Active Citizens Covid-19 Response

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Accessible Dictionary

Accessible Dictionary is jointly developed by A2i Program of Prime Minister's Office of Bangladesh and YPSA

Ship breaking in Bangladesh Web Portal

Shipbreaking in Bangladesh. A web portal which is developed by YPSA with the aim of ensuring workers’ rights and save the environment and ecology from the pollution that generated from the unsafe and uncontrolled ship breaking practices.

HRDC Sitakund

YPSA Human Resource Development Center, Sitakund Campus. Residential training center (AC/Non-AC).

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2

Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2. YPSA led community radio in Sitakund.