1st Enable Market Fair

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

ONE of the unique market fairs will be showcasing the products made by over 45 differently-abled students in the first ever “Enable Market Fair” in Dubai next week.
Around 300 products made solely by the students with special needs ready to be marketed will be showcased in the day-long fair. As many as 45 students from 5 special needs centres across UAE will be participating in the Enable Fair 2017 as the UAE’s first social enterprise under Desert Group empowers people with cognitive disability to create their own start-ups and introduce SME Inclusion for the Disabled.
Enable is a Social Enterprise and CSR initiative by Desert Group all set to inaugurate its very first Enable Market Fair – a concept that will showcase the talents of the special needs, on Feb.18 at the Dubai Garden Centre located on Sheikh Zayed Road.
With an intention to further the vision of Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Dubai Strategy for Expo 2020 to create a whole infrastructure that enables a proper inclusion for people with disability within our society, the Enable Market Fair will present a retail opportunity for students within centres in Dubai who produce good marketable products and expose them to the business world. Apart from the products by Enable, the fair will witness the participation of esteemed special needs organisations in the UAE including Sharjah…
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on February 4, 2017.

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