Myanmar Entrepreneurs are why we exist. We give Myanmar Youth the opportunity to experiment with business. We believe this experiential learning frees creative potential.
A true poverty solution recognizes the nuance of culture. Myanmar’s 135 people groups are a strategic asset. Leveraging the interplay between ethnic groups, economic classes and subcultures strengthens our approach to small business innovation.
Supporting Myanmar’s Entrepreneurs requires an effective suite of tools. We develop new field tools for the industry, including new methodologies and mobile apps, and we test directly with our base of Small Business Owners. Mentoring guides. Financial Literacy. Accounting. Created with the Myanmar Entrepreneur in mind.
Opportunities Now is an youth entrepreneurship training program in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). We are seeking to alleviate poverty though business startups done by giving underprivileged youth training, mentors and loans.
Earlier this month, in a small community center in Yangon, Myanmar, ONOW staff were thrilled to award startup loans to these women, surpassing 100 enterprise loans in total since we began in 2012.
Thet Su Su Nyein used our training and loan to open a first of its kind fashion shop on the main road. We are thrilled by the opportunities this business will give her as she realizes potential that no one else has ever called out of her.