Posts Tagged ‘social enterprise’
There are an increasing number of social enterprises in Hong Kong, but a new tender system for rental contracts has made it harder than ever for social enterprises to compete.
In a little over 30 years, Katherine Lam Suet-ying’s life has taken her from the rooftop huts of Sham Shui Po to the Chinese restaurants of Florida, an American university education and a high-flying job as a banker in Hong Kong. But, inspired by new motherhood and a poverty-busting Nobel laureate, Lam has quit banking to become a social entrepreneur. She tells Varsity about her journey.
Happy Veggies is a restaurant that serves up healthy, vegetarian fare while providing an opportunity for the deaf and hearing-impaired to work alongside hearing colleagues.