Puzzle Gourmet Store & Café in Quezon City,Manila, Philippines aims to raise awareness on autism. The deli and cafe is owned by the Canoy family, whose youngest member, Jose, is differently abled. The store is stil on its soft opening at #1 Comets Loop, Blue Ridge B, Quezon City. Currently they have nine differently abled staff members; seven with autism and two with down syndrome, all of which have undergone training.
The family says that there are a lot of misconceptions about autism and differently abled people. They are hoping that with their business, they can help people understand and make a positive change.
Source: Choose Philippines