CSIE Services

CSIE acts as ecosystem builder to make social impacts for a Vietnam of happiness

CSIE Activities


CSIE has the mission of conducting research, building a strong international research team, a network of Vietnamese scholars on social innovation and social entrepreneurship, advocating supporting policies and raising awareness from the community for the impact business sector


CSIE takes the leading role in building a countrywide network of competent trainers, lecturers, mentors on S/SE, developing training materials to embed SI/SE into the curriculum of universities in Vietnam


CSIE acts as an incubator in social innovation and social impact businesses by providing Impact Space – co-working space for the impact business ecosystem, providing incubating anđ supporting services to SIB sector

CSIE Impact


Projects Completed


Impact Startups Incubated


Direct Beneficiaries


Indirect Beneficiaries

CSIE Portfolio

Impact Startups, Incubated or Supported by CSIE

“Making use of fabric scraps from textile factories, our workers from the disabled community create artistic paintings inspired by our native traditions and culture. Furthermore, we organize workshops and train disabled workers with Vietnam’s top painters.


KYM VIET JSC is a production and retail company founded by the disabled to create more employment opportunities for the disabled. There are three main products: stuffed teddy bears, neck pillows; calendar, notebooks in fabric case, fabric books and various other high quality products made with fabric.

“Green Lady Vietnam was founded to introduce fabric sanitary pads to women for better self-care and less waste for a harmonious future with the environment. Our products are held to standards and created to deliver the best experience for the costumers.”


“We are proud to be the bridge between the deaf community and the listeners, to open up the opportunity for connection and love that was previously burdened by a language barrier. We bring you the first and only sign language interpretation service via telecommunications in Vietnam.

To build a small class of maximum 15 students with similar learning capabilities and suitable teaching method that ensures the most effective learning environment for learners.

Bot Ban Hang provides consumers with an excellent shopping experience with all features for buying, placing an order, or request for information is on Facebook Messenger.

Thien Tam applies therapeutic healing scent methods to create organic health enhancement products. The production process is suitable for employment of the disabled.

Mgreen is a social nonprofit project that aims at building a habit of sorting trash at home to protect the environment, using an mobile app to help collecting and sorting scraps for the collectors.

Recreational & Hybrid Sports (Recsports) introduces new sports in the world to our communities to cater to everyone’s need for entertainment and health enhancement.


The Arts & Craft Cooperative An Duong uses traditional crochet techniques to create decor products. The cause aims at preserving the traditional craft and providing more income for low-income women and the disabled.

Dao’s Care is a social enterprise which provides herbal baths and healing massages done by professionally trained workers from the blind community, creating employment for the disabled.

Provide skill training from the catering industry to at-risk youth. KOTO now owns a series of restaurants that trains and employ their students in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.


Sapa O’Chau provides classes for youth from ethic minorities in the highlands, as well as tourism training and foreign language courses.
The company also has tour packages to expose Sapa’s culture and create jobs for ethnic minorities.


MultiGlass helps the disabled use the computer via movements of the head and the eyes, which can hopefully enhance their digital experience and increase their chance for employment. Another bigger market for MultiGlass is Vietnamese drivers as it will prevent them from falling asleep while driving.

CSIE Events


KMU-GIF Camp 2019 x NEU CSIE

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In the afternoon of September 26, at the CSIE office, a meeting between CSIE Director - Ms. Truong Thi Nam Thang - and the students of National Economics University takes…

A training course on Active Citizens at NEU

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During the past 3 days of September 15, 16 and 17, CSIE and the Youth Union of National Economics University organized a training course on Active Citizens - Social Innovation…

Deaf Bootcamp preparation

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In the evening of May 15, 2019, CSIE and SCDeaf had a meeting with 30 young deaf people preparing for Deaf Bootcamp. Dr. Chu Van Thang coordinated the orientation session.…

Viet Nam environmental issuses lecture in Global Happinovator Camp

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In the evening of August 13, Campers from Global Happinovator Camp had the opportunity to attend the lecture on environmental issues in Viet Nam, presented by Ms. Van Nguyet -…

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