• Blue Ventures Belize

    Ambergris Caye, Belize
    Categories: dive center, ecotourism, tour operator
    Blue Ventures offers marine conservation expeditions in Belize to monitor marine habitats and collect critical marine inventory data alongside marine scientists. These expeditions operate like a cross between a tour, a citizen science trip, and a volunteer experience. Expeditions vary in length, with some running for around two weeks, and other programs requiring travelers to spend an average of six weeks, depending on the project.
  • Blue Ventures Timor-Leste

    Atauro Island, Timor-Leste
    Categories: dive center, ecotourism, tour operator, citizen science
    Blue Ventures offers marine conservation expeditions in Timor-Leste to survey marine habitats and collect critical marine inventory data alongside marine scientists. As one of the organization's newer bases, there the data will shape all future projects here. These expeditions operate like a cross between a tour, a citizen science trip, and a volunteer experience. Expeditions vary in length, with some running for around two weeks, and other programs requiring travelers to spend an average of six weeks, depending on the project.
  • Bombay to Barcelona Library Cafe

    Mumbai, India
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Founded by former street child turned famous author Amin Sheikh, the Bombay to Barcelona Café is a social enterprise that supports disadvantaged youth in Mumbai by providing employment opportunities and supporting partner NGO Snehasadan. After a struggling youth on the streets of Mumbai Amin became inspired to help others avoid the same fate and recently opened the café, with the aim to provide equal opportunity to the youth of Mumbai and help them to reach their full potential.
  • Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary

    Sukhothai, Thailand
    Categories: animal sanctuary, homestay
    Boon Lott's Sanctuary creates a safe and natural home for Thai elephants. Elephants interact freely on 600 acres of forested land, and tourists are very limited to protect the routine and wellbeing of the elephants.
  • 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.
  • Cabbages and Condoms

    Bangkok, Thailand
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    One of the first true social enterprises operating in Thailand, Cabbages and Condoms is a restaurant that uses its proceeds to fund a sexual health education and provision programs. What started as a single restaurant is now a chain with several locations around Thailand, as well as a few international ones as well.
  • 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.
  • Cambio Language School

    Antigua, Guatemala
    Categories: language school, class/workshop
    Cambio is the Only Non-Profit Spanish School in Antigua. The school's mission is simple: Offer the highest quality Spanish learning experience in Antigua Guatemala, and contribute to the development of the beautiful country that it calls home. All proceeds from the language school are donated directly to NGO Niños de Guatemala, which provides primary and middle school education disadvantaged and impoverished children.