Fashion-abled future?

What is a fashionable future – Lately, the fashion industry has come under the spotlight, mostly for the wrong reasons. We believe that this information is not always fair and transparent. A few years ago, we started to test the possibilities of using fashion as a vehicle for positive change in the lives of the Read more about Fashion-abled future?[…]

The changemakers

  At Sonas, we like to talk about people with entrepreneurial talent and their relentless passion to create sustainable and positive.  We admire them and are inspired by their resilience and never-give-up attitude. In fact, when we came to Cambodia we realized that these change makers were everywhere. Just have a look at our home page Read more about The changemakers[…]

Knitting For Empowerment

  The Knitting project was established who is another great Social Enterprise. Cambodia Knits (CK) is a social enterprise working with marginalized communities in and near Phnom Penh. Our goal is to produce beautiful, high quality and unique hand-made products while providing fair and flexible employment opportunities. This project provides an opportunity for the women in the Read more about Knitting For Empowerment[…]

Social Entrepreneurship & Personal Empowerment

According to a study by the World Bank, the growing body of evidence proves the linkages between empowerment and effectiveness of the development on the society and personal grassroots level. Personal empowerment by its very definition requires increasing our actual influence within our social sphere, whether we do so within our relationships our larger social Read more about Social Entrepreneurship & Personal Empowerment[…]

angkor-outlet

Angkor Outlet

Angkor outlet was established to increase our market reach and further scale the impact of our other projects, we have launched an outlet in the popular city of Siem Reap which hosts over five million tourists every year. Siem Reap artisans and residents  are also experiencing some of the negative impacts of not so responsible tourism. This project Read more about Angkor Outlet[…]

GIY Cambodia

Grow It Yourself was launched in collaboration with GIY International. GIY Cambodia is a community of micro farmers who grow cash generating super fruits and herbs such as coconut, mango, lime, lemongrass etc. which are used for making the Dai Khmer health and wellbeing products. GIY is supporting 12 entrepreneurs and impacting the lives of Read more about GIY Cambodia[…]

Dai Khmer

Dai Khmer ( meaning Cambodian Handmade) was co founded with a Khmer young entrepreneur Vichka in late 2014 with the support from our friends Nathan and Leonie Evans who raised the investment by dedicating their wedding gift money to the project. Dai Khmer became sustainable within first year and now directly impacts the lives of Read more about Dai Khmer[…]

Weavers Project

The first weaving project which was established in June 2013 in Takeo, Cambodia with the support from 30 friends and it reached sustainability by Dec 2013, well ahead of the initial forecasted period. The weaving village now produces 450 cotton scarves each month, most of which are sold to international tourists who visit the project. Read more about Weavers Project[…]