• Bread Of Life

    Da Nang, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Bread Of Life is a restaurant in Da Nang that serves high quality fresh & authentic Western food. What makes them special is that most of the waiters, cooks and baristas are deaf and the restaurant runs programs to support and train deaf staff. The restaurant is open daily from 7 am to midnight so you can always drop in for a meal that goes towards a good cause. Check out their Facebook page too as they offer weekly specials on their food and drink items.
  • Brown Bread Bakery

    Varanasi, India
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    The Brown Bread Bakery offers a wide range of very tasty organic and fresh Western foods (the owners are German) and is a highly rated spot for travelers visiting the Golden Temple in Varanasi.
  • Cafe de las Sonrisas

    Granada, Nicaragua
    Categories: artwork & crafts, restaurant/cafe
    Cafe de las Sonrisas, or Café of Smiles is a cafe run entirely by people who are either deaf or mute. They have delicious Nicaraguan coffee grown in the northern hills of the country. In addition to running the cafe, they have an amazing workshop next door where they make hammocks by hand. It’s actually the first coffee shop in the Americas, and the 4th of it's kind in the world. Café de las Sonrisas is the brainchild of a man who goes by the name of Tio Antonio, and he runs an NGO by the same name that is dedicated to creating jobs for people who have difficulties that make it hard for them to become integrated in the labor market. Café de las Sonrisas is all about giving people dignity – giving people an opportunity to work, and earn money, and better their lives. The cafe and the adjacent hammock workshop and showroom employs 45 people, not all of them deaf mutes, but all with some life difficulties. That’s 45 lives changed forever. Simply by giving them a job.
  • Cakes With A Conscience

    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Cakes with a Conscience mission is to offer high-quality "made-from-scratch" brownies, tarts, and cakes in a business model committed to making a positive change in our world, one cake at a time! This Raleigh (NC)-based artisanal baker donates a portion of all profits to programs educating girls and women as a means to fight gender-based violence and oppression.
  • Cambodian Rural Development Tours

    Kratie Town, Cambodia
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    Cambodian Rural Development Tours (CRDTours) specialise in offering unique travel experiences in the provinces of Kratie and Stung Treng. Whether its cycling alongside the Mekong River, living with a local community assisting in conservation projects or savouring local delicacies, each activity booked is making a positive contribution to the places you visit and the locals you meet. All funds generated by the tours directly supporting local communities and environmental conservation.
  • Cambolac Art & Souveniers

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Started in 2011, Cambolac produces and sells high quality souvenirs, creating jobs for local community in the context of booming tourism in Cambodia. By 2014, Cambolac provides about 60 employments, among which half are hearing impaired young adults and others are vulnerable poor populations from Angkor’s Park.
  • Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

    Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
    Categories: ecotourism, restaurant/cafe, tour operator
    Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate is a small family run business in Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica. Their mission is to make high-quality products from locally sourced, organic, and fair trade raw products. They are the area's original bean-to-bar chocolate maker, and the only locally sourced fresh roasted coffee.
  • CBT Vietnam

    Sapa Vietnam
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    CBT Vietnam is a partnership between a Canadian university, the Canadian Development organization and the Hanoi Open University to create a community tourism training program in the Sapa region. As part of the goal of CBT to connect the village and local homestays with incoming tourists and tour operators, they have developed a directory of homestays available in Taphin and Lao Chai. The directory represents the culmination of the project's work in the Sapa region, highlighting the hard-working men and women from both the Red Dao and Black Hmong communities.
  • Charity Tours Cambodia

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: tour operator, homestay
    Charity Tours Cambodia is a unique, socially conscious tour operator that offers a range of tours, homestays and volunteer opportunities in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The most popular tours run daily to Angkor Wat, while others offer tourists the opportunity to visit local communities and to stay with a Khmer family.
  • Colombo Good Market

    Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Categories: market
    The Good Market is a social enterprise that was set up to promote products and services that are “good for the planet, good for the country, and good for you.” At the market you will find things like organically grown produce, natural foods and snacks, non-toxic housewares and garden supplies, handmade and fair trade crafts, live music, kids' programs, and much more. The market is held every Saturday at the racecourse in Colombo, or every other day at the Lakpahana Courtyard.