• Spiti Ecosphere

    Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator, homestay, adventure activity, trekking
    Spiti Ecosphere offers a versatile range of travel programs — from tours to treks to conservation volunteering. All of the experiences integrate various unique facets of Spiti and offer travelers a unique and exclusive insight into the numerous mystical and hidden aspects of Spiti Valley. The organization's core mandate is to promote responsible tourism in the valley that not only ensures the conservation of the regions natural and cultural resources but also directly contributes to the overall sustainable development of the region.
  • Sprouting Seeds Cafe & Bakery

    Kalaw, Myanmar
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, internet cafe
    Sprouting Seeds cafe and bakery using locally-sourced food and offering a haven of fresh homemade baked goods, ice cream, veggie dishes, and delicious meals in a traditional old Kalaw house. A portion of proceeds go toward the cafe's social mission: to support disadvantaged youth with training and support.
  • 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.
  • Three Treasures

    Bagan, Myanmar
    Categories: tour operator, ecotourism
    Take a unique tour in Bagan, Myanmar with a unique company where the entire structure of the tour emphasizes an "un-tour" experience of sorts. The organization "offers tours in Bagan for independent-minded people who don’t usually hire a guide when traveling." In addition to classic tours of the ruins, the company offers has an impressive list of crafts workshops and innovative tour products.
  • 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.
  • Tiger Tops Elephant Camp

    Chitwan, Nepal
    Categories: ecotourism, hotel/guesthouse
    The Elephant Camp was established in 2015 by Tiger Tops. Our aim was to give our resident elephants a little more autonomy and freedom; in turn this allows our guests to have the most unique and authentic elephant experience in Asia. Established in collaboration with Elephant Aid International and Carol Buckley, guests are surrounded by elephants living chain-free in spacious, naturalistic corrals. The camp provides all the services you could want to explore Chitwan National Park while also supporting need advocacy work for elephants supporting Chitwan's conservation efforts.