What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

19 March, 2015
17 March, 2015

Business as Unusual: the case for a corporate sector engagement with disabilities

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Disability is on the side lines, it is neglected and not given the due importance. Yet corporate sector could take advantage and make the best of the skills and resources of persons living with disabilities. It takes time, call it a journey but it is worthy and most importantly it is doable

Drawing the Tiger By Amy Benson and Scott Squire [Documentary Crowdfunding Announcement]

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"A family in Nepal living on less than a dollar a day wins the globalization jackpot: a charity scholarship for their daughter to go to school in the capital city. She promises to return, to free her family from poverty.

But she does not return. Drawing the Tiger is an intimate portrait of the price one family pays for their golden opportunity."

 

Interview with Anna McKeon, Communication Consultant, Better Care Better Volunteering Network ( Part I)

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A multi agency initiative, Better Care Better Volunteering Network promotes ethical alternatives to volunteering in children homes. Anna, in this first part of the interview, explains why it is not ethical to volunteer in residential children care centers, offering some interesting options that can help harming the children. The Second Part of this interview will be published on 3rd of April

Lee Kuan Yew, not a saint but surely a trailblazer in a Singapore that is still a work in progress

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Singapore, despite remarkable success, it is still a work in progress. Though not a paradise on earth, the incredible story of this tiny island state was written by Lee Kuan Yew and a bunch of other incredible pioneers. It showed the world (and to China) that development can happen also through the "Asian" way but certainly this is not the "end of history" for Singapore.

Communicating Kathmandu: Empowerment in Relief | Veneeta Singha

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Empowered as we are with an enlivened world and clear air, our built and experiential systems are emerging to fill a void and, indeed, necessity. The grain of all inventions makes us smile often and venerate a distant lesson and existential paradox. “There were fragments of statuary everywhere.”

A Computer Comes to Karjanha VDC

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An relative living abroad makes it possible for some village children to have a computer

Learning from the Teach for Nepal Model to Provide Better Healthcare Across the Country

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What if the Government developed a program to provide School Nurses or Health Assistants in schools throughout Nepal to create better healthcare.

WEvolve: Open Our Eyes. Together. Campaign [Crowd-based Advocacy + Announcement]

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'WEvolve empowers young men and women to challenge and break through societal norms that lead to gender-based violence.'

More at: http://wevolveglobal.org/

 

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What I achieved in my life?

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               The first smile on the face of Humlas orphans is my most significant achievement. I still remember those days and moments I had passed with them by helping on their education. During last hours when one of them told me you are the real god, I realized that I had achieved something. Moreover, the news about their improved education made the event my fundamental achievement.

How the EU is failing to stand to its principles in matters of human rights

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You might know that there is turbulence in the relationship between Sweden and Saudi Arabia. It is all about human rights. While respecting the sovereignty of Saudi Arabia and acknowledging its gradual improvements, the EU should stand with Sweden.

Sunakali: Journey to Glory [Film Recommendation]

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'SUNAKALI is an award-winning Nepali documentary film about a girl whose passion for football propels her to break free from the fate of most girls and pursue her dream.'

 

More at: www.sunakali.com/

 

Meet my new Buddy!

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I love helping, and volunteering is my passion. Apart from my full time, work commitment at ENGAGE, I am taking out 2 hrs of time once in a week to coach Kul. Kul is one of the young wheelchair basketball players at Jawalakhel Team: a shy 16 year old boy, who is studying in class 5. I like spending time with him. We talk most of the time about his personal stuffs, study and so on.

Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2015 [Event Recommendation]

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"The FOURTH iteration of the celebration of human-powered adventure sports, music and getting into the Himalayan lifestyle is happening on the 21st of March, 2015 at Hattiban hills which overlook our beautiful Kathmandu Valley.

A wilderness sporting extravaganza that brings climbers, mountain bikers, athletes and nature lovers from all around the world together to celebrate the spirit of adventure in the great Himalayan outdoors."

More at: http://himalayanoutdoorfestival.com/

Break the silence

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In this article I discuss how the recent discourse on the BBC documentary on the gang rape in New Delhi in 2012 affects the adage “break the silence” on violence against women and girls. I plead that the discourse encourage us all to break the silence and not hold our peace because the noise we generate could be imperfect.

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