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TEDxMekong 2012 - Jimmy Pham - The impact of social enterprise on the future in Vietnam

Jimmy Pham knows his purpose: to make a difference, and through knowing one and teaching one, he has revolutionized this social enterprise model approach to sustainable development. Visiting Vietnam on a holiday, Jimmy Pham never expected to find himself starting a new social venture. Like a destiny to him, KOTO is built for the greater good of our Vietnamese homeless children.The KOTO program is an internationally recognized training centre through Australia's Box Hill Institute of TAFE and is renowned locally as the premier training institution by all major hotels and international restaurants in Vietnam.The story of KOTO and Jimmy Pham has generated enormous media interest throughout ASIA as well gaining impressive international attention from the BBC and the hallowed pages of the Wall Street Journal and Reader's digest. In 2005, ABC Australia aired the program "Jimmy's Kitchen", which was viewed by an audience of millions. In 2006 Jimmy received the prestigious James Strong Outstanding Leadership Award for his achievements and in 2011 Jimmy was one of two to be honored for Vietnam by the world economic forum as their young global leaders.About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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