Nana Buffet and Restaurant.
The Nana Buffet and restaurant opened in August 2006 through the generous assistance of the British Council in Thailand for the Needy (BCTFN).
The purpose of the Nana Buffet and Restaurant is two fold:
Operate as a vocational training centre for the children of Childlife
Provide a source of income for Childlife to assist the operations to become sustainable.
The Buffet style restaurant offers a wide range of traditional Northern Thailand food, a salad bar and Western food (on request), ‘All you can eat’ for only 39B. Takeaway is also available for 25B.
As a vocational training centre the restaurant has a number of the older children learning and working at the restaurant to develop hospitality skills to provide them with a better opportunity for securing future employment.
The restaurant also has some basic guesthouse style rooms available from 150B/night. All money from the guesthouse rooms directly supports the Childlife shelter.
At the restaurant you can purchase some traditional handicrafts as made by the children at Childlife. As part of the shelters’ vocational skills and cultural program, many children practice and make handicrafts of their ethnic groups.
The Nana Buffet and Restaurant is situated on the on the main road of Mae Sai about 500m from the border.
All money from the Nana Buffet and Restaurant directly supports the Childlife Shelter.