• La Tiendita del Barro

    Oaxaca City, Mexico
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    Traditional pottery in Oaxaca is at risk of disappearing. In a world of disposable plastic products, produced in the millions, the unique craft of the potter is rarely valued. Since they cannot earn a sufficient and fair income, many are abandoning the craft altogether. La Tiendita del Barro provides a shopfront and art gallery opportunities for this collective to showcase their works.
  • Laguna Ecoldoge

    Ngapali Beach, Myanmar
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse
    Enjoy a relaxing stay right on the beach at this basic ecolodge. It's set among many higher end resorts and offers travelers a responsible travel alternative with view from rooms right onto the sand and water.
  • Le Maison De Tet

    West Lake, Hanoi
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Maison De Tet is located on the West Lake, near the intercontinental hotel with a gorgeous view of the lake form their balcony. The cafe is all about locally sourced organic ingredients and they get most of them from their own farm (The Fragrant Path) that is just outside of Hanoi. They are passionate about promoting local farmers and local artisans and creating healthy and delicious food.
  • Le Tonlé TTC (Kratie)

    Kratie, Cambodia
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, restaurant/cafe
    Le Tonlé Guesthouse and Restaurant are just a stone's throw from the mighty Mekong river in Kratie Town and prides itself on having a family feel. It is a social enterprise affiliated with Le Tonlé TTC (Tourism Training Centre); a not-for-profit organisation providing vocational training to disadvantaged youth from Cambodia’s north-eastern provinces. Visiting the guesthouse or restaurant provides the opportunity to support human resource development in Cambodia.
  • Le Tonlé TTC (Stung Treng)

    Stung Treng, Cambodia
    Categories: hotel/guesthouse, restaurant/cafe
    Le Tonlé Guesthouse, situated on the banks of the Sekong river in Stung Treng is a social enterprise affiliated with Le Tonlé TTC (Tourism Training Centre); a not-for-profit organisation providing vocational training to disadvantaged youth from Cambodia’s north-eastern provinces. Le Tonlé prides itself on having a family feel, with highly trained staff and beautiful rooms. The restaurant on-site also serves a range authentic Khmer dishes freshly prepared by the graduate trainees.
  • Leela's Eco Cafe

    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Leela’s Eco Café is situated in the hills of Kathmandu. They serve authentic and affordable Nepali cuisine made using fresh food harvested ingredients from their very own bio-dynamic and eco-friendly gardens. Products and handicrafts from their handicraft workshop, the close by leprosy community and some of their partner NGOs are displayed and available for purchase. The proceeds of these sales will go towards helping the sustainable development of these regions through The Kevin Rohan Memorial Eco Foundation (KRMEF). The Kevin Rohan Memorial Eco-Foundation (KRMEF) is an NGO established in 2008 in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Their aim is to create a healthy, sustainable environment that embodies eco-friendly practices for the well-being of local communities.
  • LifeStart Foundation

    Hoi An, Vietnam
    Categories: artwork & crafts
    The Lifestart Foundation is a grassroots, not-for-profit charity that helps disadvantaged Vietnamese people and their families to become self-sufficient. Founded in 2000 by Australian Karen Leonard and supported by a team of dedicated volunteers, the Foundation applies a holistic approach to helping those in need through proven working programs and initiatives designed to effect a generational change.
  • Lila Thai Massage

    Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Categories: spa
    The Lila Thai Massage Shop was established by the former Director of The Chiang Mai Women's Prison to support the released inmates to earn a legal living. Mrs. Naowarat, the director, strongly believes that the participation of the community can contribute to the successful reintegration of the prisoners, who are not readily accepted back into Thai society.
  • LinkAge Yangon

    Yangon, Myanmar
    Categories: restaurant/cafe
    Linkage is a training restaurant and art gallery founded by a group of volunteers. Its main objective is to build the capacity of children and youth living in poverty by providing vocational training in the culinary field and better access to education. This is a very small restaurant offering travelers delicious Burmese and Chinese fusion dishes.
  • Local Alike

    Thailand (most cities)
    Categories: tour operator
    LocalAlike is an online marketplace where you can find curated travel experiences in local communities across Southeast Asia. The organization strives to create opportunities for locals, communities, and businesses to better their livelihoods through tourism.