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60 Social Enterprises to watch for in Asia 2017

The social enterprises featured in this listing are shortlisted participants of the 2017 edition of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia – An Asia-wide competition for social enterprises, organised by NUS Enterprise and DBS Foundation. The challenge identifies and supports new social ventures that have the potential to generate positive, scalable and sustainable social impact.

From 1082 entries submitted this year from 27 countries, 32 innovative ideas and 60 great social enterprises have been selected to proceed to the next round of judging, bringing them closer to being one of the top awardees in the region.

Below are the selected Indonesian Social Enterprises:

Baraka Nusantara
Agriculture Sector
Baraka Nusantara allows farmers to cultivate Arabica coffee and improve the quality of education through their programme.
Agriculture Sector
We are crowd funding platform that enable farmer raise their working capital from crowd investor with a win-win profit sharing scheme.
Habibi Garden
Agriculture Sector
Habibi Garden is an IoT of precision agriculture, it enabling farmers to feed crops precisely based on real time soil- environment data collected.
Arts & Fashion Sector
Du’Anyam provides additional, off-farm employment for women of childbearing age by leveraging existing community skills and resources.
Wakatobi Eyewear
Arts & Fashion
Wakatobi Eyewear, an Indonesia eyewear tailored specifically for Indonesian facial features
BATIK GIRL FOR ASEAN 2017 (Dolls & Tales for Asean Children)
Education Sector
Sales of dolls made by female inmates
Healthcare & Sanitation Sector
P2P crowdfunding platform enabling underserved patients to secure funding for necessary medical treatments
TEMU is an online low-skill jobs marketplace.

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