A Step-By-Step Guide: How to Secure a Loan to Start Your Own Business

Have you ever thought of starting your business but you don’t have the startup capital? Don’t fret! Many trusted financial lenders can help you fund your new business: starting from traditional banks to private investors among others. However, most small business owners nowadays opt for startup business loans rather than borrowing from private investors. Startup […]

Policy Advocacy and Networking

HomeNet SEA sees the need for the development of national policies on homework that “promote equality of treatment between homeworkers and other wage earners” in such areas as the right to organize, protection against discrimination, remuneration, occupational safety and health, social security protection, and training. This is mandated by the ILO Convention on Home Work, […]

Social Protection

HomeNet SEA led a CIDA-SEAGEP-supported project on the documentation of social protection schemes in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. The project aimed to collect information on existing programs of social welfare, social insurance, and social assistance among workers in the informal economy in the three countries. The project has helped the three national HomeNets to […]

Leadership Training

HomeNet Southeast Asia, with support from CIDA-SEAGEP, initiated its Leadership Training Program in 2001 to strengthen the capacity of homeworker leaders in Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Program was designed together by a planning committee in which the three countries were represented The committee agreed on the component modules of the Program, and it […]

Planning and Coordinating

To provide an opportunity for Homenet Southeast Asia members to review and plan their activities at the national and regional levels, the Southeast Asia workshop was organized during September 20-21,2000, in Bangkok under the auspices of CIDA-SEAGEP. Forty-eight participants and observers put their heads together in charting the path for the national and regional networks […]