Expat transforms rooftop into vegetable garden in UAE

This rooftop terrace was transformed into a vegetable garden

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Expat Shaju Jamaluddin and his family are now able to grow

almost everything a household needs at arms reach

Date: April 28, 2021

(SOUNDBITE) (English) EXPAT, SHAJU JAMALUDDIN, SAYING:"We are almost, thank God, I should say, self-sufficient in terms of herbs, you can see the herbs corner here. And also the leaf vegetables. First, curry leaves, coriander, lettuce..."

(SOUNDBITE) (English) EXPAT, SHAJU JAMALUDDIN, SAYING:"It definitely saved a considerable amount of money, but more than the money part, we actually as a family enjoy this. We have a very good time when we come here, we come and relax and many time we take tea, coffee, or dinner here. So that's an enjoyable time."