• Nepal Connection (Mahabir Dai's Restaurant)

    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Nepal Connection (Mahabir Dai's Restaurant) is a restaurant and co-working space in Kathmandu, Nepal. All the proceeds from the restaurant go to support education and health programs in rural Nepal. The restaurant is named after Mahabir Pun. He is well known in Nepal for his extensive work in rural villages in fields of health, education and awareness programmes by connecting those remote areas through internet using wireless technologies.
  • New Heaven Reef Conservation Program

    Koh Tao, Thailand
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    Operating at the dive school since 2007, the conservation program teaches divers about coral reef ecology, research, and restoration. The dive school believes that the people most closely connected to the reef should be the ones that care for it, and as such the instructors are committed to involving more and more divers in marine education and conservation through various ongoing marine conservation projects and ocean monitoring studies.
  • New Hope Cambodia Vocational Training Restaurant

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    New Hope’s Training Restaurant was established in July 2010 with the aim of teaching unemployed/uneducated Khmers valuable cooking and hospitality skills, and developing their confidence and employment opportunities. Visitors enjoy restaurant cuisine, and money generated from the restaurant goes directly to fund the community's education program, health clinic, and agricultural projects. Grassroots tours are also organized via the restaurant with funds generated going directly to support New Hope's various projects.
  • Nyamirambo Women's Centre

    Kigali, Rwanda
    Categories: tour operator, hotel/guesthouse, cooking class
    The Nyamirambo Women's Centre (NWC) was established with the aim to support local, disadvantaged women to continue their education and training, and to gain better opportunities for employment. The Centre offers tours and accommodation with an aim to gives an insight to visitors on the every-day life, social events, trade and struggles of a variety of different cultural and religious groups that live in Nyamirambo, the biggest and most vibrant township in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Osmose Tonle Sap

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    Osmose is a not-for-profit association that started work in 1999 in the floating village of Prek Toal in Cambodia. The project’s objectives include the conservation of the water bird colonies of Prek Toal, the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of the local communities through tourism and fair trade, helping to reduce poverty and improve the livelihood of the poorest families that live in the floating villages. Join one of their tours to support conservation efforts and sustainable development in the region.
  • Pann Nann Ein

    Yangon, Myanmar
    Categories: artwork, souvenirs
    Pann Nann Ein is a local foundation dedicated to helping persons with disabilities to have a full life through engaging in creative livelihoods. The showroom offers travelers the chance to buy beautiful paper products in a wide range of textures, colors, and styles.
  • Parque de la Papa

    Cusco, Peru
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator, class/workshop
    This social enterprise offers day treks and cooking workshops, all with an eye toward promoting potato diversity and communal farming—and bringing needed tourism dollars into rural communities. An unexpected highlight, you might be surprised how much you enjoy learning about life in a rural agricultural Andean community, all through the lens of the humble potato.
  • Parwa Community Restaurant

    Cusco, Peru
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, cooking class, class/workshop
    Parwa Restaurant offers a tasty selection of traditional regional dishes, based on ingredients from the Sacred Valley of Cusco, Peru. Huchuy Qosqo Association is a community-based tourism enterprise offering a gorgeous wide space, a welcoming atmosphere, personalized attention, and the warmth of an Andean community.
  • Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus

    Battambang, Cambodia
    Categories: entertainment
    Phare Ponleu Selpak is an organisation that promotes community development by providing children, young adults and their families with social, educational, emotional and cultural support, mainly in the form of the arts.
  • 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.