18 Aug '17, 9pm

Surge in social entrepreneurship

When Ms Lydia Lim got married, her wedding reception featured a booth for guests to create handicrafts with ceramic products sourced from a social enterprise in Cambodia. The booth was well received among Ms Lim's guests and the experience inspired her to start The Clay Day, a social enterprise selling handcrafted ceramic jewellery here. The company continues to source its products from the same workshop in Cambodia, which hires local women while also providing them with education and training. The workshop works closely with The Clay Day - co-founded by Ms Lim and her husband, Mr Jair Ng, 29 - to come up with new jewellery designs and product ideas. Ms Lim, 29, is one of a growing number of entrepreneurs here who are working to make the world a better place through business. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up The number of social enterprises registere...

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