Wed 10-10-2018 23:09 PM

UAE Embassy oversees distribution of aid to underprivileged in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, 10th October, 2018 (WAM) -- Isa Abdullah Masoud Al Kalbani, UAE Ambassador to Mauritania, supervised today the distribution of a large number of sewing machines and financial assistance to low-income women in Mauritania.

Tens of families benefited from the initiative, which comes as part of the UAE's efforts to empower women in order to increase their income.

Beneficiaries expressed their gratitude and thanks for the UAE humanitarian gesture, which they said, would contribute to alleviating the daily living burdens.

WAM/Hazem Hussein/Tariq alfaham