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

26 November, 2017

Afraid to share ideas? Don't be.

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It's interesting to see many people getting scared to shared the ideas. I believe it's a natural thing for most of us to hold on to your possession that are valuable. However, since we have thousands of ideas coming to us, we aren't humanly capable to execute each of them. I would like to discuss that it might be best to let go of ideas that we might not possibly turn them into reality. ;evolusun

School as a zone of peace: Rhetoric or Reality

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The article assess the impact of frequent strikes called by the political parties and other stakeholders on educational institutions. It also gauges the adverse effects of strikes and other unlawful activities among the growing students in terms of psychological aspects. Finally, it reiterates the government to protect and promote school as a zone of peace in Nepal.

Evolution of interaction (physical to virtual)

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With the increased number in the use of social media, it has started to become a platform for various development organizations. No presence in the social sites like Facebook and Twitter means no visibility at all. And most of the development organizations really need to show there presence. Apart from that interactions are also conducted or more or less limited to virtual world. ;evolusun

A video worth watching

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It's funny to see avalanche of fund flowing, but the impact doesn't seem to be up to the mark. This video might enlighten us of our shortcoming and help in seeing things in different way. ;evolusun

My Buddy Mike, an inspiring example of international volunteer

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International volunteering is definitely a positive phenomenon within the volunteerism movement. Still much more could be harnessed if long term international volunteers are better equipped, encouraged to promote the volunteering inspired society at grassroots level. see what Mike is doing

Losing Ego and Appreciating Others

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Can we lose our ego and really appreciate others? How can we be selfless in this life?

The Fertility of Imagination-Civil Society

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Civil society is a true partner, along with the private sector and government in moving any country forward

Uncle Alan-A Life Remembered

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Remembering a favorite uncle who recently passed away from an 11 year battle with cancer

Organisation Development & Social Work

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OD is a value based philosophy for sustainable change. OD enables organisations to learn, self renew and solve its own problems. The role of the OD facilitator is crucial in OD. OD is highly relevant for social development work as sustainable change is the common agenda.

Tracking the evolution of idea

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By knowing the level of social changes, we become clear in which step the idea is at. This gives an insight not just to see the status of project but also to give an idea what follows afterwards. ;evolusun

Timebanking – The power of social networks

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Timebanking is a flexible tool for rewarding participation, sharing resources, developing skills and building communities.

Evolution of an Idea - 5

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This is the last sequence of Evolution of an Idea. By understanding all the steps it comes to us that it really takes a long period of time to get established in a community. And having the idea of the steps that is followed, we can also find which idea is in which step, how to troubleshoot and with little bit of intervention to keep it in track or bring changes if necessary. ;evolusun

Charity as an entry point for real Corporate Social Responsability

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Is a charity donation representing real CSR? First of all what is CSR? It is important to clarify the concept of ethical business and from here try to lay out the foundations for a broader discourse on corporate social responsibility. Charity it is not CSR but it can be a first step towards successful business models that are profitable, sustainable and truly able to engage the wider stakeholders.

Integrated Development

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Through volunteering at Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC), a 20 year old Nepali NGO working in the areas of land and agrarian reform, women’s empowerment opportunities and livelihoods, I’m learning about effective development approaches.

Evolution of an Idea - 4

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In earlier post, we discussed on how an idea is being transferred through awareness till they get internalized by the community. After getting internalized, the idea becomes part of the life in the community and deep-roots as a social custom. ;evolusun

Violence against women: Mens' mentality needs to be changed to bring epochal changes

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The article is an attempt to highlight the violence against women in the country. It focuses on the causes and reasons behind growing cases of gender based violence in Nepal. Moreover, it lay emphasis on the election to be promulgated through the CA election as the panacea for ending all injustices against women in Nepal for ages.

Major parties hammered out a deal to form election government

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The article highlights the perception of people about the election government under the incumbent chief justice of apex court. It also assess the reaction of the international communities over the formation of the interim election council. Moreover, the article calls for the support of the major parties, civil society and other concern stakeholders to make it happen in free and fair manner.

Evolution of an Idea - 3

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Previously, I discussed on how an idea is made aware to the targeted people in two important steps like KNOW HOW and SHOW HOW. Now the evolution of the process takes to step which will help in understanding the value or need of the idea. This is a very important step which will determine the acceptance and future of idea. It is also part of DO HOW. ;evolusun

Dichotomy private versus public education: Let’s use the Stick and Carrot Approach ( ARTICLE II)

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Does make it sense to talk about private versus public in the educational sector? Generally speaking the stereotype about “public” is that we refer to something entirely designed, planned, delivered and owned by state actors where the service users, i.e. the citizens are passive recipients. The reality on the ground in Nepal proves that the contrary is also possible and should be praised if...

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