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Exhibition in Dubai brings together 20 Emirati productive families

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The exhibition displays various products such as perfumes, handicrafts, and garments among other things.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Community Development will organise an exhibition for (20) Emirati productive families owners of micro home businesses in (Al Khawaneej Walk, last Exit Al Khawaneej) to display their products over four days from 17-20 February starting from 4pm until 11pm.

Afra Buhumaid, Director of Emirati Productive Department at the Ministry of Community Development stated that the families participating in the exhibition are from different community members divided as follows: young people, senior citizens, social assistance beneficiaries and others to display various products such as handicrafts, perfumes, dhukoon, printed items, artworks, leather products, gifts, garments, sweets, coffee and dates.

Afra Buhumaid 33Afra Buhumaid poses for a photograph. 

Buhumaid stressed that organising the exhibition supports the aspirations of the UAE government and the ministry's efforts to strengthen community and institutional partnership and develop the role of Emirati families to promote the vision of "transition from welfare to development", encourage various members of the community to contribute positively and effectively in achieving economic stability by creating alternative sources of income.

The Ministry of Community Development provides financial and rehabilitation support to more than 2,889 Emirati productive families within “Al Sana” project enabling them to exploit their energies and talents in production, work, competition and creativity.

The total income of Emirati producing families who are participating in "Al Sanaa” project, and supervised by the Ministry of Community Development from 2008 to the end of last year, was Dhs63 million, of which Dhs6.2 million was in 2021.

The Ministry seeks to increase the income of these families and enable them economically, socially and developmentally by diversifying rehabilitation and training programmes for productive families, motivating them to create productive ideas, and intensifying outlets and marketing kiosks to achieve the best promotion of their home and micro businesses.

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