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Well Grounded: the social enterprise helping unemployed people find work in the coffee industry


It’s Wednesday morning in Poplar, East London, and Sophia Bayram and Natasha Ward are dialling in a coffee grinder. That’s barista-speak for measuring the grind and weight of the beans to get a perfectly balanced shot of coffee.

They swap stories about their lives as they work: this week Sophia, aged 29, has left her daughter at nursery for the first time to come and learn how to make coffee. She dreams of opening a coffee shop for parents and babies in Poplar.

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