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!
For those who do not wish to sponsor a maid but still want to have some help around the house, there are several maid agencies in Dubai that provide cleaners and maids on an hourly basis, and for around AED40 per hour they’ll take care of all your sweeping, mopping, dusting, washing, and ironing. Most companies stipulate a minimum number of hours, usually two or three per visit depending on the size of your home and regularity of bookings. Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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.