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Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip. One of my business visits was to a long-standing social enterprise partner of ours, Digital Divide Data in Vientiane, Laos. I wrote about that visit in my last blog post: Digital Divide Data: our Partner in Laos. Even cooler: several of these groups are, like DDD and my organization Benetech, Skoll Foundation social entrepreneurship awardees (known as SASEs)!

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

We proudly welcome NGO partners Vietnet-ICT and the Lin Centre in Vietnam, as well as ASEAN Foundation , Kopernik Marketplace , and YCAB Foundation in Indonesia to the TechSoup Global family. VietNet-ICT’s vision is to narrow the digital divide by providing ICT access to poor people in Vietnam. All people deserve equal access to opportunities. Although Vietnam is regarded as a developing country, it has a literacy rate of 94 percent.