The team at Expat Echo Dubai has compiled many directories to help our fellow expats find what they are looking for, whether you need to find a handyman, babysitter or prenatal classes we have the details!
You can lease a car and drive on your foreign exchangeable or international license (if it has been valid for at least one year) from any country prior to your residence visa being complete. Once your residence visa is stamped in your passport you will be required to obtain a UAE driver’s license in order to drive a rented or privately-owned vehicle. Read more
Are your children bored and looking for a summer camp to go to, see our Summer Camp directory.
One of the camps is an all-singing, all-dancing, all-acting SUMMER CAMP which will resume at HAYLEY’S COMET on Sunday 26th July from age 6 years. For more information contact email@example.com today or send a facebook message if you would like to sign up your little budding star to this performance camp! Read more
Day 1: Adopt-a-Camp Foundation This registered non-profit organisation has been working with more than 57,000 labourers living in 53 camps. Its volunteers are busy all year round giving English lessons, organising sports tournaments and scheduling counselling and hygiene sessions. Every year, Adopt-a-Camp also organises Iftars. Visit www.adoptacamp.ae; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Day 2: The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund PCRF was established in 1991 to provide medical support to Palestinian youth affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. It has now extended its services to all children in need of treatment and aid in the region.
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I have an 11 month old daughter and am looking for mother and toddler playgroup or classes which will enhance the baby’s brain development and promote interaction with other babies. Looking for classes in Al Barsha 1 preferably. Can u help please.
1) People with diabetes need to go on a special diet during Ramadan
Myth! The good news is if you are already following a balanced diet, as is recommended for everyone, living with Type 2 diabetes or not, then there is a big chance that you do not have to change the ingredients of your diet. In fact you should eat as you normally do, with the only difference being the time you eat your meals, rather than quantity or type of food consumed.
It is very important that anyone living with Type 1 diabetes understands that they are at a higher risk compared to those with Type 2 diabetes when fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
In general, people living with Type 1 diabetes are strongly advised to not fast during Ramadan.
Anyone living with diabetes should consult their doctor before deciding to fast. Read more