Female inmates in Fairfax, New Zealand have been learning how to make the perfect coffee behind bars during barista training, which coffee company Peoples Coffee was running to help them gain job skills and avoid reoffending once freed.

Prison director Chris Burns said she knew from the “vibe in the room,” when the first four women received their certificates, that it proved to be an uplifting course for participating inmates.

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