Companies with social impact as their business model

Mr Aaron Lee (left) is co-founder of Jaga-Me, an online platform that brings healthcare services to the home. Mr Koh Seng Choon runs a hawker training school for people with disabilities.
Mr Aaron Lee (left) is co-founder of Jaga-Me, an online platform that brings healthcare services to the home. Mr Koh Seng Choon runs a hawker training school for people with disabilities.PHOTOS: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

Social enterprise Jaga-Me was born when two of its co-founders met at a hackathon event and brainstormed an Uber-like model for healthcare services. It is an online platform that links independent healthcare professionals to those receiving care at home.

The idea for Dignity Kitchen, a hawker training school for people with disabilities, was born when its founder met a polio sufferer who wanted to be a chef.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'Companies with social impact as their business model'. Print Edition | Subscribe