The fishing boat and restaurant run completely by people with disabilities

by Raffaele Nappi - 2017.07.19
The fishing boat and restaurant run completely by people with disabilities
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There is a very special fishing boat in Livorno called Ca 'Moro, moored in the city’s old harbour. It has a restaurant, run by the Cooperative Mill Park, made up of a permanent staff of disabled people. "An expression of Livorno’s open and inclusive attitude as a City ," say the managers. Recently, the cooperative decided to launch a fund-raising event , for boat repairs, modernization of the kitchen and training for staff with Downs syndrome. The goal was raise about 10 thousand euros; but the big hearted people of Livorno and their supporters has meant that they have exceeded that amount (in just 40 days) to 11 thousand euros: " With this money we can also hire a permanent trainer to accompany the children in their process of integration " says the representatives from the cooperative. And the customers seem more than satisfied: “ I have never tasted a fish soup like it” said one customer, after eating  at Ca 'Moro.

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