• Heaven Restaurant & Bar

    Kigali, Rwanda
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, artwork & crafts
    Heaven features international fusion cuisine and the restaurant invests energy in training and supporting Rwanda's tourism industry. The restaurant, though initiated and run by a foreigner employs local Rwandans the vast majority of work. Additionally, Rwandan craftspeople painstakingly produced everything in the restaurant, from the chairs and tables to the artwork on the walls. The restaurant offers wifi and local crafts so tourist passing through can sample fusion cuisine made from locally grown ingredients, buy local crafts, and take in the views of Kigali. The Heaven Restaurant & Bar is located in Kiyovu, three streets downhill from Mille Collines Hotel.
  • Hope Cafe Kolkata

    Kolkata, India
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    The Hope Café in Kolkata is a café that provides training opportunities to underprivileged and vulnerable people in the community. The café runs in collaboration with NGO Hope Kolkata Foundation who works to provide services such as education, medical & health care, life skills training and shelter. The cafe also has an in-house boutique where you can purchase a range of fair trade handicrafts providing employment opportunities to the women that the Hope Kolkata Foundation supports.
  • Hotel Con Corazon

    Granada, Nicaragua
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    Hotel con Corazón is a boutique hotel in the center of Granada, Nicaragua. In addition to being a hotel, it is also a foundation which works with children to ensure they finish their education while stimulating the local economy.
  • Indigo Cat

    6 Fansipan Street, Sapa, Vietnam
    Categories: clothing shop
    Buying authentic handmade tribal textiles from local and remote indigenous women in the Sapa area, this boutique style retail environment is perfect for browsing without the pressure to buy. Head here for some of the best handpicked textiles in town owed by a knowledgable Hmong/French family.
  • Jaan Bai

    Battambang, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Jaan Bai, meaning “rice bowl” in Khmer, is a social enterprise restaurant in affiliation with Cambodian Childrens Trust (CCT), and provides skills and employment for youth in Battambang, with all profits going to the overall sustainability of CCT. The cuisine at Jaan Bai is about the simplicity of well-crafted, nourishing and wholesome recipes - as well as serving great coffee and cocktails. They use seasonal organic produce sourced from local farmers and neighbouring markets, as well as the kitchen garden at their youth centre.
  • Jack's Cat Cafe

    Hoi An, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe, animal sanctuary, internet cafe
    Jack's Cat Cafe is a part of the Vietnam Cat Welfare NGO based in Hoi An. The organization is the main cat shelter houses more than 60 rescue cats. The Cafe helps fund the work of not only improving the welfare of local cats, but of educating and increasing the compassion toward cats and all animals throughout Vietnam.
  • Jaguar Rescue Center

    Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
    Categories: ecotourism, animal sanctuary
    The Jaguar Rescue Center is not a zoo, but rather a rescue, rehabilitation and reintroduction of wild species center with the end goal of releasing the animals back into the wild. Most of the animals have lost their mothers, or have gone through traumatic experiences, so direct contact is fundamental to their approach for building a strong defense mechanism to face their future successfully.
  • Joma Bakery

    Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Joma Bakery actually has several locations 4 in Hanoi, as well as in Laos. They serve great coffee, fresh baked goods and delicious and healthy sandwiches.
  • Katunggan It Ibajay

    Panay Island, Philippines
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    The Ibajay Mangrove Forest (Katunggan It Ibajay) is a park run by two local communities. The park straddles these two communities, which is why both communities are involved. The park is home to 28 of the 35 species of mangroves found in the Philippines and is home to the largest specimen of Avecinnia rumphiana in Asia. The mission of the park is to maintain these incredible natural resources through sustainable ecotourism.
  • Khawalung Monastery

    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, homestay
    Khawalung Tashi Choeling Monastery is located in Kathmandu near several of the key tourist sites in the city. The monastery has several programs in place, with many longer-term goals to provide more support to the young monks living at the monastery as well as