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Youth Climate Hackathon 2021

YPSA is organizing a Youth Climate Hackathon to recognize and boost the participation of youth, regarding reducing the harmful effects of climate change. Share your ideas, innovations and initiatives based…

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Facebook Live Program on International Youth Day 2020

 YPSA organized a webinar (Facebook Live Program) on 12 August 2020 9.30 to 10.40 PM as a celebration of International Youth Day. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive, YPSA was…

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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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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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Group photo visually impaired students

Visually impaired students received Smart Phones preloaded with relevant software

YPSA distributed Android Smart Phones among visually impaired Students of different schools, colleges, and universities on 16th November 2019 at YPSA head office in Chittagong. YPSA believes that these devices will increase…

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Visually impaired student demonstrates Computer use

German ambassador visited YPSA and inaugurated its ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

His Excellency, Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh visited YPSA on November 9, 2019.  He inaugurated the newly renovated “YPSA ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (IRCD)” which is supported…

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আমরাও পারি – অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক

  Feature report by mytv আমরাও পারি (EP 112). “অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক”  

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Workshop on Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion

a2i program under ICT Division of Government of Bangladesh, UNCDF and MSC jointly organized a workshop on “Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion”  the at BRAC Centre…

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women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

Women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

20 women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD since March 2019 under the project, Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible information…

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Workshop on SRHR for women with disabilities held

A workshop on content selection with identification of problems on Sexual and Reproductive health Rights (SRHR) under the project “Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible…

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Australian High Commissioner visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Her Excellency H.E. Julia Niblett visited YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) in Chattogram on 21 January. Ms. Jane Hardy, Second Secretary and Mr. Nahil…

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Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh

Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury, Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong, has inaugurated a modern technology-rich “Accessible E-learning Center” for the 150 visually impaired students studying at the University of Chittagong….

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Accessible reading materials bring education within the grasp of students who are visually impaired. Photo: A2i

Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP focused YPSA’s innovation

The UK Government co-hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya in London on 24 July, 2018. Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP Mr….

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Mansur Ahmed Chaudhary handovers smartphone to a visually challenged woman student

Talking Smartphone distribution and orientation to visually challenged students

Visually Impaired People’s Society (VIPS) in association with YPSA has distributed Talking Smartphone among visually impaired students. An Orientation on the use of talking smartphone and phone distribution program was…

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Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

Prime Minister launched Accessible Dictionary for visually impaired

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed…

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YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva

YPSA official Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee attended the twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), representing his organizations www.gaates.org / www.ypsa.org / www.a2i.pmo.gov.bd , and also as one of…

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Vashkar is receiving award.

As a first Bangladeshi Vashkar Bhattachearjee received 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award in New York

The Viscardi Center announced nine recipients of the 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards at a special ceremony held on December 4 at the Mutual of America building in New York…

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ICT Training of 7th and 8th Batch started at YES Center CoxsBazar

With the aim to empower youth, especially girls and young women, by strengthening their skills and voices for economic self-reliance to take a leadership role in poverty alleviation initiatives in…

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