The Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) is:
A Vietnamese non-governmental and non-profit organisation. CSIP provides a leading role in supporting the emerging social entrepreneurship sector in Vietnam. We were established in 2008 in response to the gradual emergence of organisations that were seeking to adopt entrepreneurial approaches to some of the social and environmental challenges existing in our country and the region. CSIP aims to provide direct nurture and support to these organisations in order to maximise their chances of success; we also work and engage with other stakeholder to improve the operating environment for social enterprises more generally.
Social Enterprises Support Program (SESP): Identifying and providing intensive support to high impact social enterprises at Incubator and Accelerator stages
Develop the capital market eco-system for social enterprise: Growing the capital market ecosystem for social enterprise in Vietnam by bring new players and new forms of finance to the social enterprise market.
Raising public awareness, building network and advocate the government to promote social enterprises
From 2009 to 2011, CSIP supported 29 social projects that have brought initial impact to change the life of more than 200,000 disadvantaged people in communities