Awungjia Ngosong left his home in Cameroon some 10 years ago to try it out in Dubai.
“It’s not always easy to leave a developing country in search of greener pastures keeping in mind all the challenges along, being your first adventure and not knowing what’s out there for you,” says Awungjia.
“I thank God for his grace upon me because my journey to Dubai in search of more opportunities wasn’t that tough. Coming here with a two-month visa, I was able to secure a job in a week’s time. Can’t thank God enough,” he added.
Awungjia works at Dubai Duty Free as a dedicated merchandiser.
“I do love a lot of things about my work and it’s a privilege by the grace of God to be part of Dubai Duty Free team,” he said.
“The most important thing I love about my job is the fact that being in sales and working in the airport, I do have the opportunity to meet people from different countries with different cultures, and that makes me feel privileged because I do learn a lot of things from them,” Awungjia added.
He said Dubai’s being one of the safest cities in the world is among main reasons behind it rapid growth and the increasing number of people visiting the city every day.
“It is an expensive city, which I think is very normal because the more a city develops, the higher the standard of living becomes,” he says.