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August 23, 2017 | Last Modified: 2019

Travel Experience

Sanon, enjoy contemporary Burmese cuisine! Enter through the garden where you’ll discover our vocational training restaurant flowing from the inside, out into the lush garden, exposing brick walls with locally inspired sculptures throughout. You’ll experience our tapas-style menu of creative cuisine to truly traditional dishes, refreshing smoothies & cocktails.

Responsibility

Sanon is run by Myanmar Youth Development Institute, a Charity that has been working with vulnerable youth in Myanmar. Sanon is a training restaurant for marginalised as well as changing lives and building futures for Myanmar youth. Income from the Restaurant helps pay for full-time staff such as our English teacher, a social worker, training chefs, front of house trainers, a restaurant manager and accountant. Our intention is to employ all Burmese staff to help encourage the development of local skills and expertise and support the local community. MYDI has had to raise considerable funds to get the project up and running. All funds have been raised privately with no financial support from other charities or NGO’s and any Governmental sources either in Myanmar or overseas.

Business Case

Sanon is partially TREE training restaurants which are businesses that provide high quality service and food. They are also, and most importantly, social businesses with an ultimate goal of providing young people, many of them former street youth, with the skills they need to become employable in the thriving hospitality industry. TREE is also based on a proven and highly successful model which combines hands-on, on-the-job training with life skills education and all the social support necessary to ensure that students can graduate successfully.

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Sanon, enjoy contemporary Burmese cuisine! Enter through the garden where you’ll discover our vocational training restaurant flowing from the inside, out into the lush garden, exposing brick walls with locally inspired sculptures throughout. You’ll experience our tapas-style menu of creative cuisine to truly traditional dishes, refreshing smoothies & cocktails.

Sanon is run by Myanmar Youth Development Institute, a Charity that has been working with vulnerable youth in Myanmar. Sanon is a training restaurant for marginalised as well as changing lives and building futures for Myanmar youth. Income from the Restaurant helps pay for full-time staff such as our English teacher, a social worker, training chefs, front of house trainers, a restaurant manager and accountant. Our intention is to employ all Burmese staff to help encourage the development of local skills and expertise and support the local community. MYDI has had to raise considerable funds to get the project up and running. All funds have been raised privately with no financial support from other charities or NGO’s and any Governmental sources either in Myanmar or overseas.

Sanon is partially TREE training restaurants which are businesses that provide high quality service and food. They are also, and most importantly, social businesses with an ultimate goal of providing young people, many of them former street youth, with the skills they need to become employable in the thriving hospitality industry. TREE is also based on a proven and highly successful model which combines hands-on, on-the-job training with life skills education and all the social support necessary to ensure that students can graduate successfully.

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