In Hanoi you´ll see many cafés offering delicious coffees and cakes, but some of them also support a good cause and by visiting them you contribute to a more meaningful cause. Here are 2 of them. I hope you like them.
1- Tea Talk Café
Tea Talk is a social enterprise that offers their space to youth and adult development workshops.
The Centre for Counselling, Research & Empowering Community (CoRE) is the charity arm of Tea Talk Café. Their aim is to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, groups and families by providing individual and family counselling services, life skills trainings, enrichment workshops and a host of community involvement opportunities.
Visit this warm and cosy café on the outskirts of Hanoi, and you might even get the chance to meet with the owner, Michael, and hear about the story behind Tea Talk.
Address: 16, Ngõ 100, Trần Duy Hưng
100 Hanoi, Vietnam
2- Donkey Bakery
Donkey Bakery is a socially responsible café in Hanoi that provides vocational training and support to people with disabilities, with the majority of their team members being hearing, visually or physically impaired, or from disadvantaged communities. They aim to provide their staff with a stronger sense of independence, confidence and greater opportunities for now and the future.
The café offers great coffee, juices and a selection of sandwiches, donuts and sweet treats. They also run a catering business for events.
Address: (Ciputra Area) 8 Nguyen Hoang Ton Street Tay Ho, Hanoi.