August 28, 2016

Social Enterprises

Social enterprise initiative:
Links to websites of:
– Fair Fashion Garment Factory
– Made in Mekong

Fair Fashion Garment Factory
fashionvnAAT suppomachrted the opening of a garment factory (Fair Fashion) in Ho Chi Minh City in 2005. The goal was to create employment for reintegrated persons while developing a unique and sustainable social enterprise where employees and working conditions are of primary importance (Beneficiary-Centered Based Approach). Fair Fashion has grown day after day, and currently the factory produces annually over 12.000 high quality pieces of clothing exported to various continents. Presently, Fair Fashion supports not only former sexually exploited women, but also other women in difficult circumstances. Furthermore, it cooperates with well-known fashion designers from Vietnam and abroad to strengthen its design, quality and international marketing. Fair Fashion plans to expand its activities and production capacity in the upcoming years. FF as well provides sewing training to beneficiaries of the reintegration project. From 2011, Fair Fashion is a fully autonomous enterprise and abroad to strengthen its design, quality and international marketing. Fair Fashion plans to expand its activities and production capacity in the upcoming years. FF as well provides sewing training to beneficiaries of the reintegration project.
Fair Fashion website

 

Made in Mekong:

Made In Mekong

Made in Mekong is a social enterprise venture that operates as both a café and retail establishment that sells creative crafts from six countries within the Greater Mekong Sub-region.

Initiated by Alliance Anti-Trafic (AAT), the income generated from Made in Mekong is reinvested in the local community by creating careers, igniting training and education, as well as building networks of empowered women and youth.

The coffee shop is situated in the touristic area in Vientiane Capital. If you visit Laos, please drop by.

More information, please visit Made in Mekong Facebook page:

 www.facebook.com/madeinmekong

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