• Project Esperanza Art Shop

    Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Project Esperanza runs two local Art Shops. All proceeds from the Art Shops go to the organization, which then reinvests that money right back into helping the local community. All items in the shop are created by local artists, and the shops sell: T-shirts, jewelry, paintings, and more.
  • 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.
  • Reality Tours and Travel

    Mumbai & Delhi, India
    Categories: tour operator
    Offering slum tours in Mumbai, as well as guided tours around the city, Reality Tours and Travel provides authentic and thought-provoking local experiences through tours and uses the profits to create change in the local communities. The organization began working in the Dharavi slum and has built a strong community there that receives tourists and benefits from every tour.
  • ReefCI

    Punta Gorda, Belize
    Categories: ecotourism, dive center
    ReefCI offer all inclusive Monday-Friday Marine Conservation scuba packages on a beautiful Coral Caye in the Caribbean. The location offers world class diving, home cooked food and friendly locals. As a plus, you can learn to dive or further your dive qualifications while you help monitor the reef, commercial fish species and capture the invasive lionfish! Whale shark season is March - June so visit around the full moon and you may also get to swim with these majestic creatures.
  • Rehash Trash

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: artwork & crafts, class/workshop
    Rehash Trash is a Green Gecko social enterprise, working with 100+ former street children and their 32 families over the past 10 years. The organization offers a range of fun, hands-on workshops for tourists, with funds used to support training and employment initiatives.
  • Royal Agricultural Station Inthanon

    Doi Inthanon, Thailand
    Categories: ecotourism, hotel/guesthouse
    Established in 1979 by the King to eliminate opium growing, the Station acts as a research centre for highland fisheries as a way to develop the livelihoods of hill tribe farmers nearby. Tourists can visit the beautiful gardens and greenhouses, which are located in Doi Inthanon National Park , and funds continue to support this important work.