• Mekong Quilts (Hoi An)

    Hoi An, Vietnam
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Founded in 2001, Mekong Quilts operates as an income generation project in conjunction with their parent NGO, Mekong Plus. These shops across Southeast Asia sell beautiful quilts made by women in poor and rural communities.
  • Mekong Quilts (Phnom Penh)

    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Mekong Quilts was founded in 2001 as an income generation project under the umbrella of parent NGO, Mekong Plus. They sell quilts made by women in poor and rural communities across Southeast Asia.
  • Mekong Quilts (Siem Reap)

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Mekong Quilts was founded in 2001 as an income generation project under the umbrella of parent NGO, Mekong Plus. They sell quilts made by women in poor and rural communities across Southeast Asia.
  • Nailbar

    Phnom Penh
    Categories: spa
    Relax with a massage or get your nails in shape. Part of Friends-International, Nailbar is right next door to Friends the Restaurant. Services are provided by marginalized youth from the community who have been trained in spa services. Friends-International runs its Friends Programs to provide best practice sustainable social integration of children, youth and their caretakers and their communities. The Friends Programs ensure that all children and youth are protected from risks and abuse. They support children going to school, young people to find gainful employment and families to be able to support their own children.
  • New Hope Cambodia Vocational Training Restaurant

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    New Hope’s Training Restaurant was established in July 2010 with the aim of teaching unemployed/uneducated Khmers valuable cooking and hospitality skills, and developing their confidence and employment opportunities. Visitors enjoy restaurant cuisine, and money generated from the restaurant goes directly to fund the community's education program, health clinic, and agricultural projects. Grassroots tours are also organized via the restaurant with funds generated going directly to support New Hope's various projects.
  • Nyamirambo Women's Centre

    Kigali, Rwanda
    Categories: tour operator, hotel/guesthouse, cooking class
    The Nyamirambo Women's Centre (NWC) was established with the aim to support local, disadvantaged women to continue their education and training, and to gain better opportunities for employment. The Centre offers tours and accommodation with an aim to gives an insight to visitors on the every-day life, social events, trade and struggles of a variety of different cultural and religious groups that live in Nyamirambo, the biggest and most vibrant township in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Osmose Tonle Sap

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: ecotourism, tour operator
    Osmose is a not-for-profit association that started work in 1999 in the floating village of Prek Toal in Cambodia. The project’s objectives include the conservation of the water bird colonies of Prek Toal, the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of the local communities through tourism and fair trade, helping to reduce poverty and improve the livelihood of the poorest families that live in the floating villages. Join one of their tours to support conservation efforts and sustainable development in the region.
  • Phare Ponleu Selpak Circus

    Battambang, Cambodia
    Categories: entertainment
    Phare Ponleu Selpak is an organisation that promotes community development by providing children, young adults and their families with social, educational, emotional and cultural support, mainly in the form of the arts.
  • Phare: The Cambodian Circus

    Siem Reap, Cambodia
    Categories: entertainment, restaurant/cafe
    Phare: The Cambodian Circus is a nightly circus performance blending contortion, juggling, acrobatics and aerial arts with theatre and modern dance forms. The organization began in 1986 as a way to help Cambodian children process trauma from the war. They began shows in Battambang, and in February 2013, Phare the Cambodian Circus presented its first outdoor show in Siem Reap for visitors from around the world. Since then, they have grown to be the number one non-temple attraction in Siem Reap. The Phare Circus was developed by Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS), an organisation born out of a strong belief in the arts to transform the lives of young people.
  • Pomelo Burmese Boutique

    Yangon, Myanmar
    Categories: artwork & crafts, clothing shop
    Pomelo is a not for profit social enterprise and fair trade shop that sells a range of Burmese boutique handicrafts, made by Burmese people from disadvantaged communities.