DUBAI: The country’s first café run entirely by people with special needs has opened its doors in the UAE.
A stone’s throw away from Abu Dhabi’s Mafraq Hospital, Bee Café is part of the “Be the Change” campaign led by the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, and serves to empower and support those with disabilities.
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In addition to serving fresh roasted coffee and vegan desserts, the homegrown artisan coffee shop also offers specialized training to its staff to ensure that they obtain practical skills in addition to international certificates in the specialty coffee industry whilst improving their welfare by inviting them to provide for themselves and their families through brewing exceptional-quality coffee.
The “Be the Change” campaign, launched earlier this year, is aimed at changing attitudes toward people with special needs while raising awareness and helping them integrate into the work force.
The café, which is currently in its soft launch phase, boasts a slick and modern interior for enjoying a soothing cup of coffee, in addition to WiFi for those who want to work or study in a cozy, airy space. It is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.