May 13, 2017
The florist's shop where people with disabilities work was opened on May 8 near Harajuku Station at Harajuku in Tokyo.
Ten staff with mental disorder or hearing difficulties are working in the shop that has a cafe.
When the shop manager Fukujyu Maki, 28, acquired a teacher's license for special support school in college days she learned there was few opportunity for the student with a disability to be employed is limited. She opened the shop to make the place for a person with disabilities to work happily.
According to Tokyo Metropolitan Office, the shop is a welfare service business to secure the minimum wages for a person with disability, which is uncommon by such business category.