• Phare: The Cambodian Circus

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: entertainment, restaurant/cafe
    Phare: The Cambodian Circus is a nightly circus performance blending contortion, juggling, acrobatics and aerial arts with theatre and modern dance forms. The organization began in 1986 as a way to help Cambodian children process trauma from the war. They began shows in Battambang, and in February 2013, Phare the Cambodian Circus presented its first outdoor show in Siem Reap for visitors from around the world. Since then, they have grown to be the number one non-temple attraction in Siem Reap. The Phare Circus was developed by Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS), an organisation born out of a strong belief in the arts to transform the lives of young people.
  • Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

    Phuket, Thailand
    Categories: animal sanctuary, ecotourism
    A tiny sanctuary dedicated to adopting gibbons that were kept in captivity with a hope of rehabilitating them and reintroducing the gibbons back into the wild. The project also has done amazing advocacy work to help tourists understand the plight facing the animals and help prevent poaching by decreasing tourist demand for gibbon photos and experiences.
  • Plan Bee

    Pindaya , Myanmar
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator, souvenirs
    Although you could buy some deliciously locally-made honey from this non-profit collective, the bee-keeping tours and workshops are fascinating and unusual — you won't find anything else like it in Myanmar. This social enterprise has taught farmers in nearby villages how to cultivate healthy and thriving bee colonies.
  • Pomelo Burmese Boutique

    Yangon, Myanmar
    Categories: artwork & crafts, clothing shop
    Pomelo is a not for profit social enterprise and fair trade shop that sells a range of Burmese boutique handicrafts, made by Burmese people from disadvantaged communities.
  • Pots n Pans Restaurant

    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Pots ‘n Pans is a social business in Hanoi focused on innovation and great food. They make Vietnamese cuisine infused with an international flair and partner with local vocational training programs to create positive impact in the city.
  • Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti

    Dehradun, India
    Categories: clothing shop
    Purkal Stree Shakti Samiti translates to 'an organisation for empowering the women of Purkal'. The organisation is a social enterprise that provides employment opportunities to women in rural villages and trains them in creating quality printed quilts and other quilted handicrafts.
  • Quetzaltrekkers

    Leon, Nicaragua
    Categories: trekking, tour operator
    Quetzaltrekkers is a non-profit, all volunteer-run trekking and outdoors association in Nicaragua. They offer adventurous hikes through the volcanoes in the surrounding areas of Leon, Nicaragua and then donate all profits to locally-run projects working with disadvantaged youth in and around the city.
  • Quetzaltrekkers Xela

    Xela, Guatemala
    Categories: tour operator, trekking
    Quetzaltrekkers is a non-profit, all volunteer-run trekking and outdoors association in Nicaragua. They offer adventurous hikes through the volcanoes in the surrounding areas of Leon, Guatemala and then donate all profits to locally-run projects working with disadvantaged youth in and around the city.
  • Reaching Out Arts & Crafts

    Hoi an, Vietnam
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Reaching Out is an enterprise established in 2000 by a group of other-abled people led by Le Nguyen Binh, who is a wheelchair user. This social business, operating according to Fair Trade principles is headquartered in beautiful Hoi An a World Heritage site on the Central Coast of Vietnam.
  • Reaching Out Teahouse

    Hoi An, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    This beautiful Teahouse in the heart of Hoi An's Old Town was established in 2000 with the vision of providing opportunities for people of disability to learn skills and gain meaningful employment so that they are able to integrate fully with their communities and lead independent and fulfilling lives. The staff are deaf or hard of hearing and incredibly gracious and charming.