Saturday, 12 March 2016

21 people with Down syndrome at work - 21 different jobs (12)

Day 12

We first discovered Kayah Geunther's bakery business, Plus One Vegan Delights in September via their Facebook page. The comments over the last few months are full of praise for Kayah's baked goods.  They are returning to Kingscliff (northern NSW) markets this month, and the customers are waiting.
2015

In the current issue of Voice (March 2016), Kayah's dad, Rob Geunther writes about Kayah's developing business and baking skills, and other aspects of his life. He explains that naming the business 'Plus One Vegan Delights' refers to his 'little extra chromosome', and the way the business was going to be run:
It needed to be a platform for Kayah to find his life niche and this would probably mean thinking outside the box. A good deal of Kayah's journey has been about giving more and giving differently. From a young age he has always known how to stop and smell the flowers ... the whole article os available is the print edition of Voice.
Voice is the journal of Down Syndrome Australia - find out about subscribing here.

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