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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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)