Article by Kelly Chen

When COVID-19 struck the global food and beverage industry in March 2020, many restaurants faced various hardships due to the required closedown. Dine-in became impossible because it is not easy to keep enough social distancing. The disrupted supply chain and the quickly deteriorated economy made things…

Article by Deepti Sharma

A lot happened in 2020 and overwhelmingly so. Beginning with a few servings of the bygone year. A mere trending discussion topic at the start of the year, COVID 19 soon turned into a once-in-a-century full-blown pandemic. Putting 2020 in a nutshell Collins dictionary named ‘Lockdown’…

Story by Tapasya DAS

It was the onset of winter. The year had been tumultuous but the hues of Autumn seemed beautiful. It was a Sunday evening, I was at my desk and I was transcribing my first Lockdown Economy Interview assignment. At that moment, I wasn’t aware of what…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Agapi Yang

Lockdown Economy: Interviews by think tank AlterContacts.org with real entrepreneurs sharing insights, challenges and successes during the COVID19 global pandemic to inspire, motivate and encourage other entrepreneurs around the world.

In this interview hosted by Karen Rickers, we…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Karen Silva Davila de Sailer

Lockdown Economy es una iniciativa social internacional que ayuda a los empresarios de todo el mundo a superar la COVID-19 y así poder reactivar la economía. Se trata de una serie de entrevistas en las…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Tapasya Das

Lockdown Economy: Interviews by think tank AlterContacts.org with real entrepreneurs sharing insights, challenges and successes during the COVID19 global pandemic to inspire, motivate and encourage other entrepreneurs around the world.

In this interview hosted by Michael Tierney, we…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Danielle Hormillosa

In this interview, we meet Veronica Baguio, the founder and owner of Balik Batik, a social enterprise in Liloan, Cebu. Veronica established Balik Batik due to her love for local products and drive to wear pieces made out…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Tapasya Das

Lockdown Economy: Interviews by think tank AlterContacts.org with real entrepreneurs sharing insights, challenges and successes during the COVID19 global pandemic to inspire, motivate and encourage other entrepreneurs around the world.

In this interview, we meet Ellen Johannsen, the…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Tapasya Das

Lockdown Economy: Interviews by think tank AlterContacts.org with real entrepreneurs sharing insights, challenges and successes during the COVID19 global pandemic to inspire, motivate and encourage other entrepreneurs around the world.

In this interview, we meet Jane Bertch, the…

The interview was transcribed and adapted into an article by Tapasya Das

Lockdown Economy: Interviews by think tank AlterContacts.org with real entrepreneurs sharing insights, challenges and successes during the COVID19 global pandemic to inspire, motivate and encourage other entrepreneurs around the world.

In this interview, we meet Dr. Andrew Chigos…

Lockdown Economy

The UN-registered nonprofit social initiative that helps small businesses and self-employed professionals to overcome the challenges of the pandemic.

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