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. After trying and failing twice to get into Makphet (“pepper” in Lao) Restaurant for dinner, we had a fabulous lunch there.

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Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

VietNet-ICT’s vision is to narrow the digital divide by providing ICT access to poor people in Vietnam. Although Vietnam is regarded as a developing country, it has a literacy rate of 94 percent. The foundation's mission is to help bring about shared prosperity and a sustainable future to all ASEAN countries, which comprise Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.