Sharing ideas on social media and blog among youths
By: Kamala KC
In this scientific age, Information technology is makeing the world closer and the different social media like facebook, blog, twitter, youtube and so on is playing important role on it. Most of the youths used different types of social media for different purpose, actually is both way sword. It can be useful very much if used proper way; at the same time, can harm as well if misuse it. “paschim paaila”, a youth network tried to integrate WASH (Water, Sanitation and Health) in social media by using blogging and googling as advocating and sensitizing tool on one day idea sharing workshop entitled, “Application of Social Media & Blog in WASH” on May 9, 2011 at ENPHO Hall, Thapagaun, Kathmandu.
Mr. Phurba Sange Moktan was sharing his ideas of social media with his collogues on the workshop. He said, “Blog is a personal website where we are able to write our experiences, ideas and so on through which we are able to sensitize, aware and empower the youths/people in different issues such as WASH.”
All participants were enjoyed the workshop and able to make and manage their blog properly. Ten people were participating in training. Follow up workshop will be conducted to the participants again on May 18, 2011.