In India, the inequality is one of the main social concerns within the community. This has called for a cry among the civilians to contribute towards the environment and also the social welfare system of the country. There are a lot of cafes that have taken up the initiative for wide spreading awareness and creating a dwelling environment that is free of any forms of customary beliefs.
This café is located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It was inaugurated and started by a person named Sushil Nair and his common friends. The working principle of this café is "pay it forward". The café operations are completely executed by several volunteers who are paid through the contributions made towards the café at an earlier stage. This invites them to create and complete the entire circle of donating and giving. The café hosts its branches in Pune, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad. This is a place where the people who have the food are handed out with a small note stating that the payment for their food was already made as a gift by someone who had eaten the food earlier to them.
This café is located in Kerala's Malappuram. It was launched by the local municipality and operates as per the local welfare scheme that is aided by serving complete portions of meals that genuinely need them through the system of going and collecting from one restaurant to the other throughout the town. People eager to help can actively participate in the scheme and make one or two meal's payment at the restaurants. The token that is generated by the restaurant is usually hung on the walls as a token of kindness which is clearly accessible and visible from known places. The poor just need to collect the tokens which are paid and collect the food or eat the same in the given restaurants.
This café is situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was founded in the year 2012. The founder of this café was NGO Vidya Sagar. This is one of the rarest places in Chennai which allows the disabled to pass a good time and have a leisure outing activity. The menu is on the Braille. The café serves the disabled with floors that are resistant to slippery, dual-colored ramps and hand railings which let the people who are bound to the wheelchairs to enter the café and enjoy in the spacious area of the café.
This café is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is one of the most heart-warming and noble places around the corner. The food itself speaks out here rather than the servers. The servers in this café are impaired to hearing and speech. The gestures made here is easily followed by the servers as thee gestures are attached to the menu list. Pointing out the selection of meal and the number of the portions can easily denote the same to the servers who can bring in the right food ordered from the menu. The co-owners of this café are Anuj Shah and Prashant Issar who opened this café after the restaurant working in a similar manner in Toronto inspired them.
Located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, this café is a trinket shop tucked. This is located in a thin alley near the Taj Mahal and is a home to the acid attacked victims. It also acts as a recovery and refuge center for these victims. This café was inaugurated in the year 2014 to resist the acid attacks and stop them. The main working of the NGO is on the basis of serving the acid attack victims and they aim to boost the confidence level of the survivors by keeping them as an employee. The café sells out paintings, crafts, hosts performances, and much other similar stuff along with the delicacies.
This café is located in Kolkata, West Bengal. This is operated and run by a collaborative effort of the Life Project 4 Youth of France supported by the French Consulate of Kolkata and NGO Tomorrow's Foundation. This café mainly hires most of the young generations who are deprived of their natural living. These adults are either disabled, domestic violence victims, orphans, or other related survivors. Proper training is served to them for speaking in English, operating using skills like communication, and working on the IT platforms, cooking, and learning personal skills for one complete year by the French volunteers who operate the café. The training goes on for 20 people at a time for schooling and the classes are conducted for 2 to 3 days every week. The café serves lunch to many and even has a home-delivery system.