Abdi Hassan (Coffee Afrik CIC)
Abdi Hassan, someone who has experienced child abuse, homelessness, addiction and lives with bi polar yet founded a community social enterprise.
Coffee Afrik CIC is a community based organisation operating in Hackney & Tower Hamlets. Our community work is aimed at building the capacity of disadvantaged communities and individuals to create the change they want to see by empowering them at grassroots level. Our values stem in building cohesive, positive and open community relations, with a key focus on supporting community members who are elderly and young black men, in East London. We presently run 7 projects, starting with a £5,000 grant and now turning over £130,000 YTD.