After one year of building and some more time of planning and thinking about it, we could finally open our new STREET KIDS CENTRE!!!
Jochen Meissner from Austria together with his Burmese colleague, Michael (Kyaw Min Naing), have returned from 3000 km long cycling journey from Yangon to Singapore while raising funds and awareness for our new street kids center.
Planning and construction progress Autumn 2017: SONNE acquired a property in Yangon's third-largest slum to build a new street children and youth support centre. June 2018: Experienced architects supported the planning of the new CHILD & YOUTH CENTRE. October 2018: The official building permit was granted by the authorities of Yangon and the construction of
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.
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
Two of our three Daycare Centres had their 2 years anniversary. Since July 2015 we are providing food, education and health care to over 80 children daily in these two centres, located in South Dagon and Dagon Seikkan (Yangon Region)