Tengokuya Cafe (Heaven’s Cafe)
Providing counseling, inexpensive meals, tutoring and outreach ministry for the community
Describe the need affecting community
How will this Advance project help to address the need?
The project coordinates with other organizations like non-profit organizations(NPOs) and schools. We have a program with one of the NPOs. We receive mentally challenged people from the NPO as a worker, and pay a certain honorarium every month through the NPO. We also have some seminars regarding community needs and concerns. School have sent a practicum student who has an opportunity to think of social problems and concerns. We also coordinates bread baking group of people who can open bread-baking classes for children who are higher brain dysfunction children.
Describe the primary goal of the project
To become a social agent to the community where various people may live together, giving a new vision for a future community.
Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project
More volunteers come to help us. More people feel safe and comfortable at our cafe. Fair trade coffee is more recognized by customers.