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Muong Hoa become the local company

Saturday, 06 July 2013

Bangkok, Thailand – Announced today, the local company has acquired the web network of Muong Hoa, a tour operator project setup to benefit the local communities in Northern Vietnam. The Muong Hoa team will soon become the Vietnam representative office of TLC. Think global – Act local The local company is a web portal offering

Shan Tuyet Tea of Northern Vietnam

Friday, 15 March 2013

The Shan Tuyet Tea produced in Hoang Su Phi district, a remote mountainous area, particularly Phin Ho village is one of most richest villages because villagers are exploiting available potentials and strengths to develop economy and built a community-based tourism culture village combining with new rural development. Most specific feature is hundreds-year-old Shan Tuyet Tea

Chapter 1 completed

Thursday, 01 November 2012

Chapter 1 (sustainable strategy) Muong Hoa story began with chapter 1 in January 2011 when securing the domain name CatCat.Com, it opened the door to so many opportunities because an ethnic minority village(.com) is a potential solution to many situations … The web research continued for the last 2 years (focusing on Sapa district villages)

Sapa Club – Join the club

Monday, 08 October 2012

Sapa Club (web platform and more) We first wanted to develop the platform under YouBuyFromMe name but it will be better for this brand name to be used exclusively for the local people handicrafts (no tours, no projects, etc.) So, we grouped in 1 address any products and/or services of Muong Hoa, moving ALL products

Will you buy from me ?

Monday, 17 September 2012

You buy from me (the shop) You are probably aware of Craftlink organisation in Hanoi, representing 63 artisan groups and helping sell local handicrafts from ethnic groups. Their products are not sold online and their website is not using internet to it’s full potential. Craftlink had partner with Oxfam Vietnam for the Sapa Fair trade

5 names + 10 options = 20 months

Monday, 10 September 2012

Tourism at the bottom : Muong Hoa local tour operator activities are related to the tourism industry and those are the foundation of our actions, simply because it is a sustainable source of income for the locals and our internet strategy is the guarantee of our success on the long run. Social in the middle

Corn wine from Bac Ha, Ha Giang

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Corn wine from Ban Pho (Ha Giang province) Bac Ha is a beautiful land with nice dancing of Thai people and the intense corn wine bowl. Bac Ha corn wine is the pure water with water spumes made from a type of the local corn. The corn is planted in stone mountain. After 4 months

Sapa local guides business training

Thursday, 02 August 2012

Most of Sapa local guides have been trekking guides for many years, sometimes working independently either through daily contacts with tourists or from recommendation via previous tourists but mostly they work for the hotels and tour companies generally at a much reduced rate. After few months in Sapa, we have founded that people here have