At first glance, Kahaila looks like a regular London café: customers tap away on their Macs or chat with friends, sip on hot drinks and eye up cakes.
But this Brick Lane hangout isn’t just another hipster coffee shop.
The “coffee shop with a conscience” is actually a non-profit charity that runs local community projects helping vulnerable women.
Now, after being supported by Luminary Bakery, she works at the café and has launched her own baking business.
At the age of nine, Halimot’s father died and without his protection, she was left vulnerable to human trafficking.
“My life changed, my dreams where gone,” she explained.