Florist's shop that employs person with disabilities opened

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.

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