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

YPSA has conducted a survey on the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh. The survey was conducted online. A total of 55 foreign returnees took part in…

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Aid distribution by youth

Youth group in Chattogram came forward to cope with the Corona crisis

As an effect of COVID-19 pandemic, day labourer, transport workers, rickshaw puller, garment workers, hotel and restaurant workers, small businessman and shopkeepers are incurring loss and many people are not…

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WDMC of Chattogram City Corporation and Urban Community Volunteers responded to COVID-19 pandemic

Ward Disaster Management Committee (WDMC) and Urban Community Volunteers (UCVs) in three wards of Chattogram City Corporation respectively 7, 8 and 19, proactively responded to prevent COVID-19 pandemic. Major activities…

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Several impoverished families received food in Kawkhali – COVID-19 pandemic

YPSA distributed food items to several impoverished families who lost their livelihood due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Kawkhali Upazila under Rangamati district on 6th May, 2020. The distributed food…

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Food distribution at Birshreshtha Ruhul Amin Stadium

900 families including Islamic scholars and Hindu priests received food

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on Bangladesh, YPSA distributed food and protective materials among 900 families including Islamic scholars and Hindu priests at different places in Cox’s Bazar during…

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Vegetables in a truck

Initiative to save crops produced by marginal farmers in covid-19 pandemic situation

YPSA, Chittagong University Club 34 batch and SSC batch-96 have jointly taken initiative to save the crops produced by the marginal farmers in some areas of Fatikchari and Hathazari to…

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YPSA’s food distribution in Corona crisis: 1070 daily wagers received food

On 10th April, YPSA provided food support to 1070 unemployed daily wagers and local people in the areas of Sitakund where ship-breaking yards are located.   Food packets were distributed among…

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মানবতার গান ওহে মানুষ, ড কাজী খলীকুজ্জমান আহমদ

  করোনা হটাও, মানবতার জয় হউক। এই গভীর ভাবনায় ‘ওহে মানুষ, ওহে মানুষ’ একটি মন ছুঁয়ে যাওয়া গান। শুনেই দেখুন। কথা: ড. কাজী খলূকুজ্জমান আহমদ, প্রখ্যাত অর্থনীতিবিদ ও পরিবেশ বিশেষজ্ঞ…

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Woman receiving food

YPSA distributes food among low-income people in Rangamati – Coronavirus pandemic

Low-income people across the country struggle to survive as they remained without any work following the restrictive measures taken to tackle the coronavirus. YPSA has taken an initiative to provide…

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YPSA initiatives to the response to COVID-19 in greater Chattogram, Bangladesh

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YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by women, who have played an extraordinary…

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Vashkar receiving the award.

YPSA wins the Zero Project Award 2020

YPSA has been awarded the Zero Project Award 2020 with “Capacity Building Activities for the Production of Books in Accessible Formats”.  9th Zero Project Conference which took place from 19th…

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Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy Cox’s Bazar

Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy held at Cox’s Bazar

Women in Bangladesh, including South Asia, are persecuted only because of their gender identity. Women are deprived of their basic rights in all areas including food, health, education, security, physical…

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Signing by Mayor

Inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project held

YPSA and ADD International Bangladesh jointly organized a district level inception meeting of Inclusion Works (IW) project at the City Corporation Conference Room, Chottogram today, 10th February 2020. YPSA (Young…

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Speech by Chief guest

Public hearing on legal aid on government’s expense

Cox’s Bazar Upazila Legal Aid Committee and YPSA jointly organized a public hearing on legal assistance at government’s cost to people unable to pay legal expenses. Cox’s Bazar District Legal…

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Md. Arifur Rahman receiving the award

YPSA received eNGO Challenge Award 2020

YPSA has received eNGO Challenge Award 2020 under the category “Education & Learning”. YPSA has been recognized as the winner in South Asia.  The eNGO Challenge is aimed to recognize,…

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State Minister visits YPSA stall

YPSA took part in the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ in Dhaka

State minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated the ‘Person with Disabilities Job Fair-2020’ held at NGO Affairs Bureau premises in Agargaon, Dhaka on 11th January. Bangladesh Computer Council in…

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Cheque handover

Vashkar Donated his UNESCO Prize Money to YPSA

Last Thursday evening, on an auspicious ceremony, Vashkar Bhattacharjee officially handed over a cheque of 1,500,000 BDT to YPSA chief executive Md. Arifur Rahman. It was the monetary portion of…

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Distribution of award crest

Aged people at Sandwip received blankets and “The Best Elderly Award”

YPSA has distributed 180 Blankets, 30 walking sticks among older people of Sandwip Upazila under the project Uplifting the Quality of the Lives of the Elderly People Programme supported by…

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Inauguration by DC of Cox's Bazar

Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar inaugurated Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism project (2nd Round)

Since 2016, YSPA has been implementing a project “Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’ Bazar (CEVEC) in six Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar District with the support of GCERF….

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