Special cafe serving everyone's needs

The Association for Persons with Special Needs has opened its first social enterprise cafe, Mystical Cafe For All, at its Centre for Adults at the Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub. Manned by trainees with special needs, the cafe provides them with w
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The Association for Persons with Special Needs has opened its first social enterprise cafe, Mystical Cafe For All, at its Centre for Adults at the Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub. Manned by trainees with special needs, the cafe provides them with work-life experience and public interaction. It has also introduced the "Pay It Forward" initiative, where patrons can buy meal vouchers for the less fortunate to have a meal for free. The cafe opens on Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm and seats 56 diners.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2017, with the headline 'Special cafe serving everyone's needs'. Print Edition | Subscribe