Social enterprise, Good Return, is set to empower workers across the Asia Pacific region living in dire poverty. Through the online lending portal, Australians can make a one-to-one loan to an individual in Nepal, the Philippines, Tonga, Fiji or Cambodia so they’re able to start or expand a small business, grow their income, and lift their family out of poverty.
Just on Monday, social enterprise ThankYou announced Coles’ agreement to stock their product range which will help feed people living in poverty. The good news gets better, with Woolworths also on board with the cause.
It was during a visit to Nepal in February this year that 24 year-old Tim Mahendran came up with an idea to start a business with an important social purpose – to lift children around the world out of poverty.