Our student were treated to an afternoon field trip to visit a local organic herb farm, owned and managed by the Sharkys restaurant group.
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.See More About Us
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.See More About Us
Introducing the senior members of the Sanon Training Restaurant team. Each member plays a crucial role in the operation of the restaurant, conducting our training program and student welfare.
Restaurant and Bar Manager/Trainer
Manager Student Welfare and Trainee English Teacher
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.
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
You can also make a one-off donation to help support or program which is also greatly appreciated.
Tour groups are very welcome at Sanon Training Restaurant. On this day we had a large table from Canada and the United States in for lunch.
Each day students at Sanon Training Restaurant spend time taking ‘hospitality’ focused English lessons. Khin Lay is seen here team teaching with her mentor Sonia who is in Myanmar on an 18 month assignment as part of the Australian volunteer’s program.