STREETS INTERNATIONAL is an innovative NGO social enterprise --US 501(c)(3)-- that prepares vulnerable, orphaned, trafficked, out-of-school and disadvantaged young people for professional careers in the hospitality and tourism industries. Since opening in 2009, the Hoi An based Training Center and STREETS Restaurant Café at 17 Le Loi Street, there have been over 250 successful program participants.
STREETS provides a comprehensive 18-month culinary and hospitality training program. All the participants, known as Trainees, are provided both classroom instruction and practical hands-on apprentice experience in either international cooking or hospitality service. Extensive English language and Life Skills instruction are also part of the program.
The centralized Hoi An campus include the STREETS Restaurant, and Oodles of Noodles culinary tours, Training Center, Computer Language Lab, Administrative Offices, and Dormitory Housing. For those selected to come to STREETS, in addition to the training, each Trainee is provided all study materials, daily living including meals, clothing, supervised housing, health examinations and vaccinations, active social support and monthly allowance.
We are very proud that upon graduation there is 100% employment at international hotels and resorts.