Empowerment through social entreprenuership
We believe problems can’t be solved by a single solution. Instead, they require coordinated actions of talented and committed people ( the honey badgers) in the value chain, not unprofessional and inexperienced volunteers. Thats why we are starting a grass roots entrepreneurship movement that is self-perpetuating.
Sonas was founded by two friends inspired by Nobel Prize laureate Prof. Mohammad Yunus and Jessica Jackley of Kiva.org. Experience of our mentors has paved the way for us and through them we know that it is possible to co-create personal empowerment and significant impact by taking small steps.
Sonas is a social business collaborating with grassroots micro entrepreneurs for creating high quality hand crafted designer products with a purpose. We initiate mutual empowerment , promote progress and social development via Community Economic Development
one 2 one
Handing out money and freebies can be disempowering and even destructive. Micro entrepreneurs need someone who can sit down with them and discuss about their challenges and help find a solution. That is why we live in these villages where our projects are
How we do it
Sonas is a social business focused on providing business support and education to small entrepreneurs in rural Cambodia. It is our mission is to initiate mutual empowerment , promote progress and social development via Community Economic Development (CED) process. CED is a community-based and community-directed process that explicitly combines social and economic development and is directed towards fostering the economic, social, ecological and cultural well-being of communities and regions.
identify a social challenge
We immerse ourselves to learn about daily operational challenges entrepreneurs face.
find local change makers
We believe in the power of belief in each other's potential and the local leadership
co-create a business solution
We have team of experts help facilitate one-2- one mentorship to ensure suceess
Create Multiplier Effect
Our successful entrepreneurs then become the catalyst of change. That is how it multiplies
who inspire us
Dr. Muhammad Yunus
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