Sudanese expat in Dubai turns entrepreneur after losing her job

Omaimaa Fagier
Omaimaa Fagier, Sudanese expat in Dubai, shares her success story as entrepreneur after she lost her job
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Dubai: Omaimaa Fagier firmly believes in the magic of Dubai. The Sudanese expat has watched the emirate grow in stature to become a favourite destination for businesses and tourists.

Even when she lost her banking job amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Fagier did not lose hope. She trusted the business environment of Dubai and rebuilt her life.

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That was three years ago. Her end-of-service benefits amounted to around Dh250,000. It barely lasted a year, having to pay for house rent and children’s education.