Social Entrepreneurship Program in Vietnam - Motorcycles, new food, color, and lush greenery are the first things that stood out our first few days in Vietnam. All of these were soon to be trumped by the people and experience we had in our two weeks. In Tra Vinh to develop entrepreneurial ideas for small businesses, we learned so much. As a person experiencing Vietnam for the first time, the learning went beyond a relation to work.
During our visit, we experienced the spirit of entrepreneurship and the beautiful Vietnamese culture. We learned about the businesses by “going to the gemba” this past week. We started out by touring small business ventures: a photocopy shop, a stationary shop, a coffee shop, and a restaurant. Each of these businesses were partially funded by TVU and need ideas to help increase revenues. We spent a morning visiting a handicraft workshop specializing in Khmer cultural replicas. We learned that the importance of the work was to not only increase income for the craft people involved, but also to keep the...more +
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