Enterprise Stories

Vietnam - Tea Talk Café

Tea Talk Café – A café beyond serving a cup of Vietnamese coffee Tea Talk Café is an innovative social enterprise. It creates employment opportunities for young social workers in Hanoi where related jobs are limited, though the immense social needs. The concept is to provide a place linking like-minded together to share ideas and even news about recruitment opportunity. This social worker network benefits fre...

10 Jul 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

The future is the era of collaboration - Ensprial

Sharing, Co-living, Carpool, Co-working. The future is the era of collaboration. Similarly, the world needs a group of people working closely to start a project to deal with the coming social problem. Indeed, there are lots of people who have the vision and passion wanted to contribute the society by their expertise. However, these group of people, restricted by the traditional working hours, might be difficul...

30 Jun 6:40 PM 0 Read More...

Ridesharing in Vietnam

Share your ride with a stranger for the environment!  Pollution is a global issue, damaging our health & the economy as a whole. If you closely monitor the pollution index in Asia, you will find only very few places are not yet affected. Air pollution, for most of the case, is something we can’t see or feel. Yet it harms our health seriously. Last year, World Health Organization warned that tiny particu...

30 Jun 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Vietnam and its Magical Beans

Monthly Feature | 2017.06 Vietnam  Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia with over 6.5% economic growth projection in coming years despite the regional slowdown. Among all the commerce, coffee trade is the major source of income for Vietnam since the early 20th century. Vietnam produces 16% of the world’s total coffee. Over the last decade, more than 1 million tonnes of coffee products had b...

27 Jun 4:22 PM 0 Read More...

Vietnam - Mekong Quilts

Quits that stitch with love Imagine you are a mother with 3 young children, living in a poor rural village in Vietnam. You really hope to earn some money to help the family but you must stay at home looking after your children. Yet, you find the unemployment rate ... Unemployment, female (% of female labor force), The World Bank Bangladesh     4.7% Cambodia       0.2% Thailand         0.6% Vi...

20 Jun 10:00 AM 0 Read More...

Fukushima Cotton: Sowing the seeds of change

In 2011 the Fukushima region of Japan was devastated by an earthquake and nuclear disaster. Six years on, the residents have begun to rebuild their lives and are producing bespoke, Japanese cotton to create Lush Koi and Mixed Fruit Knot Wraps. The Great East Japan earthquake and its aftermath made agricultural land in Fukushima difficult to farm. The effects of the tsunami and nuclear disaster left soil with a...

31 May 11:41 AM 0 Read More...

Join TripAdvisor's charity fund-matching in the Refugee Crisis Relief

The scale of the global refugee crisis is staggering. More people have been forced to flee their homes by conflict and crisis than at any other time since World War II. In the Middle East, Europe and beyond, millions of men, women and children are now in urgent need of humanitarian aid. As a traveler, we know that we are all citizens of the same world.  Steve Kaufer, Co-Founder & CEO of Trip Advisor invites t...

28 Dec 11:32 AM 0 Read More...

BURRTZORG NEIGHBORHOOD NURSING: Professional and Personal Care at Home

Buurtzorg is Dutch for “Neighborhood Care” and is a highly successful award-winning model of quality home care originating in the Netherlands. First established in 2006 by Jos de Blok and a small team of professional nurses, who were dissatisfied with the delivery of health care by traditional home care organizations in the Netherlands. Together they decided to create a new model of patientcentered care focus...

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