The Social Enterprise Thailand Association or SE Thailand was established in January 2019,
as an organized entity based on the unofficial network of social enterprises formed since 2016. The Association acts as the connector among members and between members and other organizations with the aim to enable Thai social enterprises to grow their businesses while tackling social and environmental problems. We also share knowledge around social entrepreneurship with the wider public.
“To strengthen the Social Enterprises in Thailand through collaboration in solving social challenges and driving social development effectively”
CONNECT : Build a network among Social Enterprises and collaboration between Social Enterprises and other sectors to enhance social and environmental impact.
COMMUNICATE : Communicate and create practical
knowledge on Social Enterprises, while raising awareness for the general public.
CATALYZE : Advocate policies that contribute to solving social problems and creating social development through events, knowledge sharing, collaboration etc.
board of association
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
There are two tracks of membership: the Ordinary Member and the Associate Member. Those who apply for Ordinary Membership must be social enterprises that have registered as juristic persons under the Thai law. As for the Associate Membership, any Thai national or juristic person who is interested in establishing social enterprises or supporting existing social enterprises can apply.
Despite joining the Association as an Associate Member, any interested individual can also support the Association directly through a donation or support the social enterprises in our network through offering mentorship on the topic according to your expertise or applying for job positions with our member social enterprises.
You will get access to various kinds of services provided by the Association, for example classes and consulting hours, preferred purchase orders from the government and corporates, discount and privilege from our partners, networking events, etc. As a part of the biggest network of social enterprises in Thailand, you will also benefit from collaboration that will allow the scaling of your desired impact.
You could support our work by becoming an Associate Member or you can make a donation. Moreover, you could also support member social enterprises in our network through impact investments, encouraging your employees to become an expert mentor or co-develop projects with us to enhance the capacity of social enterprises in reaching their goals.