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Yemeni family transforms war-destroyed car into shop

0 20.09.2019 Инфо

C/U Majd Al-Din Al-Shamiri arranging wares at car-turned into shop, near Taiz
C/U Majd in car-shop
M/S People at shop
W/S Car turned into shop
M/S Person at shop
SOT, Majd al-Din al-Shamiri, Shop owner (Arabic): "The idea came to me after the war and the destruction that took place in our country, so I found my father's car after its destruction in the war and had to use it as a shop to be able to help my family and provide a living of two meals a day. Customers visit my shop often, mostly on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays."
M/S Destroyed family car turned into shop near Taiz
M/S Person at shop
W/S Person buying from Majd
M/S Person buying from shop
M/S People buying from Majd
C/U People looking into car-shop
SOT, Mustafa Mohammed Ali, local (Arabic): "Young people sometimes have ideas that adults do not think of to support their families so we hope that the others would follow the same path."
M/S Car-shop
M/S People at car-shop
C/U Majd
M/S Village new Taiz
M/S People in Taiz
M/S Majd arranging car-shop
M/S Near Taiz
C/U Majd
M/S Candy jar
M/S Majd selling items
C/U Majd putting money in box
M/S Majd arranging wares
SOT, Amer al-Shamiri, local (Arabic): "Despite the destruction and siege in Yemen and salaries that were cut for several years, people are still innovating things to provide a living and fight for it."
M/S Majd
M/S Children at Majd's shop
M/S Majd
C/U Candy
C/U Money exchanging hands
M/S People walking
W/S Village near Taiz
SCRIPT
An innovative family living in war-torn Yemen have found a way to make a living amid difficult circumstances by transforming their heavily damaged car into a makeshift shop.
Majd al-Din al-Shamiri was seen running the business near Taiz on Wednesday. He sold products to local residents through the window of the vehicle, which apparently sustained damage as a result of the conflict. Children in particular were seen shopping for sweets and chocolate bars at the vehicle-turned-shop.
"The idea came to me after the war and the destruction that took place in our country, so I found my father's car after its destruction in the war and had to use it as a shop to be able to help my family and provide a living of two meals a day,” said Majd al-Din al-Shamiri.
“Customers visit my shop often, mostly on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays," he stated.
Local residents commented favourably on the initiative of the al-Shamiri family. "Despite the destruction and siege in Yemen and salaries that were cut for several years, people are still innovating things to provide a living and fight for it,” stated a Taiz local. Another said he hopes that others will follow in the same spirit by coming up with different ways to support their families.