• Sonati Leon

    Leon, Nicaragua
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, ecotourism, tour operator, trekking
    Sonati is a non-profit organization that empowers thousands of Nicaraguans to become a voice of positive environmental change. Their environmental programs are financed by the profits from their hostels and tours in León and Estelí.
  • Sozo Centre

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Sozo was established in 2005 to help underprivileged Vietnamese families break the cycle of debt, be trained for employment and have the opportunity of a new start in life. 100% of cafe profits are used for staff training, development and education. Sozo Centre features a cafe, catering, and a function room that can be booked for parties and events.
  • STREETS Restaurant Café

    Hoi An, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    STREETS Restaurant Café is a social enterprise in Hoi An's old city with a hospitality and culinary training program for disadvantaged young people in the community. The restaurant not only provides opportunity to youth but also funding to the work of STREETS INTERNATIONAL, an organisation that develops and operates sustainable programs for street kids and disadvantaged youth in SE Asia and throughout the world.
  • The Hill Station

    Sapa, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    A delicious restaurant, deli and boutique hotel that combines the history of the Indochina period with the preservation of hill tribe culture. All the staff at The Hill Station are Hmong with the exception of the receptionist, accountant and owner. Serving up a sumptuous range of intercontinental cheeses and wines, alongside Hmong home style specialities. In addition The Hill Station offers unique & authentic products which gives visitors a chance to bring home some of the high quality produce from the region together with other initiatives aimed at enhancing the experience people get when visiting Sapa and hopefully spread the word and reputation of this spectacular destination.
  • The Lonely Tree Café

    Battambang, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    The Lonely Tree Café is a pleasant little social enterprise located in the main centre of Battambang. The downstairs area is a shop where they sell traditional Khmer handmade goods crafted by physically disabled people, mostly victims of land mine accidents and poliomyelitis. The café works in association with the NGO S.A.U.C.E, a Spanish NGO that provides education, healthcare and disability services to the people of rural Battambang.
  • The Restore One Cafe

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    The Restore One mission is to break the cycle of poverty in Cambodia, and one of their many projects to assist this mission is The Restore One Cafe and Training Centre for Young People. Known for some of the best burgers in Phnom Penh this café provides a 12-month traineeship in hospitality to many young Cambodians and equips them with skills including customer service, waitressing, food preparation, english literacy and many more, giving them an opportunity for a successful career ahead. Visit the cafe and support the work of the Restore One organisation, helping to changes lives.
  • The Small Hotel

    Sihanoukvillem Cambodia
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    A small, budget hotel in downtown Sihanoukville that operates as a social enterprise to support the Goodwill Centre, a safe place for local children to spend time on enriching activities.
  • Thusare Talking Hands

    Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Categories: health & beauty
    Thusare Talking Hands provides therapeutic massages using a Japanese acupressure technique called Shiatsu. The centre employs visually-impaired Sri Lankans and provides them with training and economic empowerment, giving them an opportunity to be part of the workforce. Thusare Talking Hands works in collaboration with the department of social services to provide new opportunities to Sri Lankan's handicapped community, allowing them to develop their senses through massage. Stop in for a massage and help to support this great cause. All profits made go directly to assisting Sri Lankan's handicapped community.
  • Tohe

    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Tohe is a social enterprise in Vietnam that provides a creative learning playground for disadvantaged children to play and learn in a different academic setting. Selected artworks from art classes have been redesigned and printed on lifestyle products such as: clothes, accessories, homeware, toys. These are then branded under the name Tohe and distributed both in Vietnam and internationally.
  • Topas Ecolodge

    Sapa, Lao Cai
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    Topas Ecolodge is now the only one of its kind in Vietnam. It has a perfect location – situated atop two cone formed hills, set deep in the spectacular Sapa valley of northern Vietnam. Topas Ecolodge is based on sustainable principles to ensure that the lodge has a minimum impact on the surrounding environment. They employ local people and use local products and goods, in order to bring economic benefits to the local community as well as they have implemented a wastewater facility to avoid pollution of the local area.