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Welcome to Sanon

Sanon is a Social Enterprise - a not for profit business with a specific social objective

Great food and changing the lives of disadvantaged youth

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The Sanon Training Restaurant is operated by the MYDI (Myanmar Youth Development Institute). MYDI conducts Sanon as a non-profit social enterprise organization in Nyaung U, Bagan, Myanmar.

Our core strategic aim is to:

"Train up to 30 students at a time, assist them to gain employment and monitor them for a further two years"

The function of the Project via the Sanon Training Restaurant is to train disadvantaged youth in hospitality and English, find them employment and monitor them for a further two years to assist them integrate into the workplace and have a successful career in the hospitality and tourism industries.

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Our Vision and Goals

OUR VISION
To empower a generation of young people to become Myanmar’s industry leaders in hospitality and tourism.

SHORT TERM
We aim to train up to 30 students per year, find them employment, and monitor them for a further two years.

LONG TERM
Meeting vocational and industry needs and provide 1,000 students with training. Operate multiple successful venues within a for-profit social enterprise business model. Operate as an almost self sustaining business with additional support from the donors wishing support our work.

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What Our Guests Say

 

 

2018 Certificate of Excellence

 

 

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Our menu is MSG-Free

V=Suitable for Vegetarians, M=Traditional Myanmar Dish

A Training Restaurant

More about our Training program

Find out more about Bagan and the Sanon Training Restaurant

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  2019-2020 Student Intake - APPLY NOW

The Sanon Training Restaurant is now accepting applications for our 2019-2020 student intake.

To find our how to apply contact our social support worker on 0977 7872435.


Be quick there are ONLY a maximum of 30 places available.

Each year the Sanon Training Restaurant aims to train a group of disadvantaged Myanmar youth in Hospitality and English. 

Upon graduation Sanon assists each student to find employment and we monitor them for a further two years in their workplace. 

We strive to each student an opportunity to break the cycle of disadvantage by acquiring skills, knowledge and employment.

Help us Help them

Become a Regular Supporter
and a 'Friend of Sanon’

By making a regular contribution less than $2.00 USD a day) you can support a student through our training program.

Our training program aims to provide our students with the skills and experience to pursue a career in hospitality.

Your support will help give a disadvantaged young person the opportunity to have a new life and brighter future.

Become a regular supporter

All donations are used to maintain the operation and development of the training restaurant, sustain and support the students, employ expert training staff, operate the training program and monitor and mentor each student in their place of work after graduation for a further two years. Click here for more information about our training program

Make a Single Donation


You can also make a one-off donation to help support or program which is also greatly appreciated.

Make a single donation

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Our Location

Pyu Saw Hti Street
next to Nyaung U Thante Hotel
Bagan, Myanmar
 
 

Open Hours

October-March: Open 7 days a week. 
11.00am-10.00pm
Closed for Thingyan Holidays in April (Dates vary annually)

April-September: Open Monday to Saturday. 11.00am-10.00pm

Note the Kitchen closes at 9.30pm

Got an Inquiry or Question?

Phone: +95 9 45195 1950

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