• Sapa O'Chau

    Sapa, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, ecotourism, tour operator, trekking, homestay
    The ethnic minorities of Vietnam need help to avoid the consequences of poverty, such as lack of sufficient housing, food and access to medical care. This facebook page aims to increase knowledge about Sapa O'Chau and our work to provide support the those who need it. The organization runs trekking tours and homestays throughout the Sapa region, and the cafe in town is a big hit with the local expats, backpackers, and locals alike. This organization is a wonderful way to use your tourism dollars responsibly when in the region and looking for ways to give back to the local community. Email: info@sapaochau.org for more information or specifics.
  • Sarangi Vegetarian Restaurant

    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Sarangi is a Vegetarian / Vegan community restaurant located right next door to Kathmandu Guest House. The restaurant supports local community projects that provide a platform to empower the Gandharba people of Nepal. They also adopt eco friendly practices such as aquaponics and a no plastic policy.
  • Selyn

    Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Categories: clothing shop, artwork
    Selyn was founded in 1991 to provide work and income for village women in Sri Lankan. Now the largest fair trade handicrafts organisation in Sri Lanka, Selyn has 5 stores selling fair trade items made all over the country. The organisation specialises in handmade toys, children’s accessories, educational and interactive toys, home accessories, household textiles and linens, garments, jewellery and many other products which you can pick up from their flagship store in Colombo. Shop for a cause and take home a souvenir with a story.
  • Sheroes Hangout

    Agra, India
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Sheroes Hangout is a remarkable social enterprise that proves to us all that there is triumph over hardship. The café is run by female acid attack survivors, providing opportunity for many women in the community to reintegrate into Indian society after suffering devastating assaults. Sheroes Hangout not only gives these women a place where they can feel confident and empowered, it is also a place that helps to raise awareness about acid attacks in India and provides support to those who need it most.
  • Shinta Mani Angkor

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    Shinta Mani is an upscale boutique hotel in the French Quarter of Siem Reap. It showcases 39 contemporary designed rooms and public spaces in a Khmer inspired design. It's well located for anyone visiting the Angkor complex. Even more, the hotel has a deeply entrenched philosophy of giving back to the community.
  • Shwe Sa Bwe

    Yangon, Myanmar
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Enjoy a tasty meal or find a place to sleep at this training hotel and restaurant, which allows students to acquire real-life experience from experienced trainers. The food is gorgeous and prepared to be a high end dining experience at a more affordable price since the staff are in training.
  • Skwachays Hotel & Gallery

    Vancouver, Canada
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, artwork
    The Skwachàys Lodge and Art Gallery is a social enterprise project located in the heart of Vancouver’s historic downtown and created by the Vancouver Native Housing Society. The building houses a fair trade Indigenous art gallery, boutique hotel, and an urban Indigenous artist residence. Profits from this social enterprise directly fund supportive housing programs for at-risk indigenous people.
  • Smokey Tours

    Metro Manila, Philippines
    Categories: tour operator
    Smokey Tours is a social enterprise in Manila that supports a non-profit project directly benefitting the people in the area. The tour company aims to show "the other side of Manila" with a range of tours in Metro Manila.
  • Soieries du Mekong

    Siem Reap
    Categories: souvenirs, fashion/accessories, handicrafts
    Soieries du Mekong is a social enterprise that has a retail shop in Kandall village in Siem Reap and a production unit in Banteay Chmar, an extremely remote and poor village in north-west Cambodia close to the Thai border, and a former stronghold of the Khmer Rouge. Soieries du Mékong combines French style with the traditional art of hand-weaving to produce unique silk scarves of exceptional quality by mixing natural fivres such as silk / wool / cashmere / linen etc. Between 8 to 12 hours of work is required to weave a scarf on a traditional handloom by which the weaver arranges up to 14,0000 metres of thread to create contemporary fashion pieces of rare finesse and beauty.
  • Soksabike

    Battambang, Cambodia
    Categories: tour operator, ecotourism
    Soksabike offers a wide range of great educational bicycle and walking tours around rural Battambang. The tours, led by fun and informative guides take you into local homes and businesses to see rural Cambodian life and learn about local livelihoods.