We are celebrating 10 years of Sonne in Myanmar

2018-10-02T09:07:08+00:00 Categories: Daycare Centers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

More then ten years ago the Story of Sonne in Myanmar started with some very motivated people and a big idea: Give most vulnerable children and young people perspectives and a chance to lead a life in dignity – through provision of comprehensive care and support in education, health care, nutrition and assistance of families.

Social Circus workshop

2018-02-19T04:40:02+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

„Everyone needs to have fun“ – this is the motto of Myanmar’s first social circus, and the message they are trying to spread. The project started in 2014, and for four years now Jules Howarth and his team have been developing Social Circus in Myanmar. But what exactly is it? The concept is as simple

New in our programme: tuition class

2018-02-19T03:49:38+00:00 Categories: Daycare Centers, Tuition and Formal School Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Unlike in Europe and other western countries, after-school tuition is a daily standard for Burmese school children, regardless if they are the worst of their class or on top of it. It’s a vital part of their education, and without it most of the students cannot keep up with their lessons anymore. Unfortunately, it’s also

Football fun with Power Soccer Academy

2018-02-08T05:30:18+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

  Between the 8th and 10th of December in 2017, our kids from the day-care-centres had a very special opportunity: Participate in Power Soccer Academy’s yearly talent scouting soccer camp! Power Soccer Agency Ltd. is a sports agency located in Yangon, which focuses on three main areas: fitness development, career development and contract negotiations and

Acting responsibly means acting fast

2018-02-05T05:26:24+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In August the H1H1 virus broke out in Myanmar, more commonly known as the swine flu. While the swine flu is not as scary as it seemed a few years ago, it’s still easy to catch (by air or by body contact). Like seasonal flu, it can cause serious health problems for some people, especially

Advanced education for our teachers

2018-01-24T09:17:53+00:00 Categories: Mobile Education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our day-care-centre teachers are the heart and soul of SSO Myanmar, and those who connect with the street children on a daily basis. Having a good relationship with the students is vital for their development, for this reason our SONNE teachers are carefully handpicked. However, there is always room for improvement – which is why

Limitless learning – why we now have mobile education

2018-01-31T05:19:43+00:00 Categories: Mobile Education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even though we try our best to bring as many children as possible to our day-care-centres, there are still more than enough, who cannot afford the time to stay in school for the entire day. This is mostly due to needing to work in order to help their families out, and many parents would rather

Sports Project – Sports as a way to help improve individualism of street children has concluded its homerun.

2018-01-31T05:31:01+00:00 Categories: Sports & Arts Program|Tags: , , , , |

On the 30th of July in 2017, SONNE Social Organization, in cooperation with SONNE International, has successfully finished its two-years long sports project for street children with deprived backgrounds in three of its main project sites.

Hooray for a hygienic home

2018-01-31T05:35:57+00:00 Categories: Health Care, Monastic School Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Preparing lunch and dinner daily without them might seems impossible, yet this is exactly how the monastic students of the Mingalar Theikdi nunnery school lived for the past years. This is why on the 1st of January 2017, the SONNE project, to build a new kitchen, started.