• 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.
  • Clover Social Enterprise Gift Shop

    Kalaw, Myanmar
    Categories: souvenirs, artwork & crafts
    Find a gift made locally that benefits the community when you shop at Clover Social Enterprise Gift Shop. This shop sources goods from other social enterprises and offers a suprisingly nice range of unique offerings that you won't find in other spots (alongside some of the more classic options like paintings and crafts).
  • 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.
  • Community Homestay Nepal

    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Categories: homestay
    The Community Homestay is a non-profit organisation (in association with Royal mountain Travel) operating with the involvement of communities in Nepal. So far the organisation has helped 10 villages throughout Nepal develop homestay experiences that will provide a sustainable income to many of the people who live there. Experience the real Nepal and support rural communities by choosing to stay and participate in these rural communities.
  • Condortrekkers

    Sucre, Bolivia
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    Condortrekkers offers city tours of Sucre and hikes in the local area including the spectacular Cordillera de los Frailes and the magnificent crater of Maragua. One hundred percent of the profits from these treks are directly invested in the communities through which the clients hike, as well as several established social projects within Sucre.
  • Connecting Hands Training Cafe Cambodia

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Connecting Hands Cafe is a training cafe that provides opportunities to young women who have come from highly vulnerable backgrounds such as human trafficking, violence & abuse.
  • Cooperativa CACAO

    Oaxaca, Mexico
    Categories: class/workshop
    The CACAO Cooperative is a very small social enterprise still growing the business. They offer a lovely cacao workshop to learn how to make chocolate from scratch. The primary business is to prepare and sell fairtrade chocolate, as well as other fairtrade items (like mezcal) from around the region. The shop is located in Huayapam, which is a short taxi or bus from Oaxaca Centro.
  • Courageous Kitchen

    Bangkok, Thailand
    Categories: class/workshop, cooking class
    Courageous Kitchen is a social enterprise offering cooking classes and a street food tours for tourists. The organization also provides nutrition and cooking classes for students — these are funded by the tourism initiatives and support students who are at risk of poverty, malnutrition, poor education, and exploitation.
  • De La Gente Coffee

    Antigua, Guatemala
    Categories: tour operator
    De La Gente Coffee works closely within the coffee farming communities in Guatemala. The company offers several tours that welcome visitors to local communities and open up a world of adventure, immersion, and exchange while creating economic opportunities by supplementing family income.