A Name to What I Have Been Doing for the Longest Time
Project: Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center
Summary: Trains young people in Bangladesh hoping to alleviate religious and cultural tensions through dialogue.
Project: Chivalry Silk Fair Trade
Summary: Sources silk material from rural communities in Thailand and sells it to the global marketplace through ecommerce. Most of the margins from this social enterprise goes back to the communities and helps them improve their income levels. This venture ensures the fair treatment and equitable income levels for the communities.
Project: Compucycle Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Summary: Creates employment and promotes ICT literacy by training young Malaysians on how to recycle e-waste. Environmental benefits also are produced by the reduction of e-waste on landfills.
Project: Cultural Classics
Summary: Sources hand-made crafts from rural communities in Pakistan and sells it to the global marketplace through ecommerce. Most of the margins from this social enterprise goes back to the communities and helps them improve their income levels. This venture also helps artisans maintain their skills in their crafts.
Summary: Connects Malaysian cottage entrepreneurs directly to socially-aware consumers by means of a web-based platform. Each sale made through the platform yields income to the entrepreneur and also a financial contribution to the social projects in their communities
Project: Enabling Kirana Store Owners to Leverage ICT for Market Expansion
Summary: Provides a web-based platform that congregates many Indian kirana store owners, strengthening their negotiation and marketing approach.
Project: Fair-Trade Crafts from Nepal
Summary: Sources hand-made crafts from rural communities in Nepal and sells it to global marketplace through ecommerce. Most of the margins from this social enterprise goes back to the communities and helps them improve their income levels. This venture also helps artisans maintain their skills in their crafts. This venture ensures the fair treatment and equitable income levels for the communities.
Project: Jaipur Rugs Company Pvt. Ltd
Summary: Ensures the proper production of rugs without the ill-treatment of workers, particularly child labor, which is very common in the rug industry in India. The venture also ensures that the workers are fairly compensated.
Project: Kaarvan Crafts Foundation
Summary: Assists female entrepreneurs in Pakistan on the development of their marketing and business strategies to incorporate fair trade policies.
Project: Krishak Mitra (Farmer’s Friend)
Summary: Assists Indian farmers on the use of computers to develop decision-making and business strategies.
Summary: Supports underprivileged young IT graduates in the Philippines to develop skills that raises their employment chances.
Country: Sri Lanka
Project: LiLi DairyCentre
Summary: Empowers women from Sri Lanka as an element of cohesion and stability in their families by the application of ICTs to increase income.
Project: Opendream Co., Ltd
Summary: This venture focuses on providing non-profits and other development organizations with web development services. It employs a unique business model that provides a subsidy for lower-paying non-profit development organizations.
Project: Philippines Mobile Telecenters (MTC)
Summary: Capacitates young Filipinos on ICT skills using mobile telecentres mounted on 3-wheeled trikes.
Country: Sri Lanka
Project: Rural Knowledge Center of Koslanda
Summary: Capacitates marginalized youth on ICT skills that enhances their employment opportunities
Summary: Intends to provide low-cost, environmentally friendly energy and related services to rural communities that cannot afford electricity from traditional grid sources.
Project: SMART / ETC
Summary: Training disadvantaged young Thais in computer and English literacy, Advanced Emergency Care and marine conservation, enabling an increase of 3 to 7 time in their income while promoting the conservation of marine resources.
Project: Microfinance Jobs
Summary: This is an online brokerage to match job seekers and job opportunities in the growing Microfinance sector. In addition to providing a space for job placements, the venture also helps provide value added placements for interested microfinance institutions.
Project: Youth Engagment Services Network Pakistan
Summary: Aims to empower and support youth in rural and marginalized communities to develop a range of solutions tailored for their communities. Some of these solutions include commercial ventures led by youth to help support the income generation and other social services in those communities.