The number of beneficiaries of the “Edaad” program implemented by the Ministry of Community Development on a sustainable basis to rehabilitate young citizens who are about to marry reached 3,771 young men and women nationwide who joined the program during the first half of this year from January to the end of June 2021, distributed over 12 rehabilitation and educational courses that were provided to young people Those who are about to get married via the live broadcast feature on smart devices “remotely” to ensure that they pass the “Idaa” program axes to meet the requirements for obtaining a marriage grant.
Nasser Ismail, Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare Affairs at the Ministry of Community Development, revealed the ministry’s intention to generalize and facilitate the access of the preparation program with its educational and purposeful lectures to benefit from it across the community of its various groups and institutions, to reach students and youth in various sectors, while maintaining the mandatory program for young men and girls applying for a marriage grant.
He pointed to the provision of a purposeful and academically accredited training material to rehabilitate those who are about to get married with qualitative family and social axes, which would be positively reflected in increasing the awareness rate among young people and their awareness of the value and concept of building and forming a stable and cohesive family and enhancing the happiness of individuals and the quality of family and community life, in the context of supporting the indicator of increasing the proportion of The marriage of male citizens to female citizens is in compliance with the conditions of the marriage grant.
The Ministry of Community Development had approved the organization of remote lectures with the “direct” feature via smart devices within the “Edaad” program to qualify young citizens who are coming to compulsory marriage for the beneficiaries of the marriage grant to fulfill the conditions for obtaining the grant in a step that comes in line with the ministry’s efforts to provide services to remote dealers In order to achieve the directions of the smart government in light of the procedures followed during the current stage.
The “Edaad” program aims to increase awareness of the concept of marriage and develop the behavior of those who are about to get married to overcome some challenges and promote positive lifestyles to ensure the formation of stable and cohesive Emirati families qualified to prepare conscious future generations, in addition to supporting and enhancing the confidence of young people in marriage and encouraging it through awareness programs focused on developing skills Couples and motivating them to achieve positivity, understanding and harmony in line with the ministry’s vision and principle to embody “a stable family… a cohesive society”.
The program is to prepare an integrated training course that covers various aspects of religious, psychological, social, family and economic life, where the means of positive and reformative change for parents and spouses are presented according to a set of axes related to family relations, compatibility in marital life, financial planning and the partnership of spouses in raising children, enhancing citizenship and family challenges, through lecturers and consultants. Social workers specializing in family awareness.