About Productive Home Project (Licensing)




The Productive Home Project is an extension of the Productive Families Project sponsored by the Ministry of Labour & Social Development through the development of new productive families, advanced training programs, marketing Centres, and project supportive Centres.


The Project offers work opportunities that attract young and unemployed people as well as the Bahraini women wishing to be economically empowered. It also raises family’s income and represents a flexible field of work for the elderly and retirees.



  1. Categories that have certain skills in professions that fall within those with respect to which the Commercial Register Law does not apply and can be exercised from home.
  2. Categories that do not have a certain skill and want to increase their income: These categories can be qualified through training courses delivered at community Centres. These training courses cover the following areas:
  3. Hairdressing and makeup program
  4. Women's sewing and tailoring program
  5. Handicrafts program: drawing on glass, candles manufacturing, incense manufacturing, crochet, Alsmuk, and gift wrapping
  6. Porcelain
  7. Home farming
  8. Computer
  9. Cooking
  10. Abayas tailoring
  11. Decoupage
  12. Toys manufacturing



Registration in the Project:


You can apply to be recorded in the Productive Home Register by filling in a special form that can be obtained from all community Centres spread across all the governorates in the Kingdom or from the productive family Centres, such as Capital Mall for Bahraini Handmade Products, Sitra Centre for Productive Families and Al Saya Centre for Bahraini Handmade products.




Project Supportive Centres:

  • Capital Mall for Bahraini Handmade Products: The Mall stands as an outstanding model in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the whole area due to the various options it provides for the development of productive families. It includes marketing space and sites for productive families to market their high-quality and exquisite products. Moreover, the Mall contains Centres for developing, qualifying and empowering families in this regard.
  • Design and Innovation Centre: It specializes in developing products by productive families and innovating new marketable products. The Centre is located in the Capital Mall for Bahraini Handmade Products.
  • Centre of Excellence for Productive Families: It specializes in providing training and qualification consulting for the development of productive families, enabling them to enter the labour market.
  • Sitra Centre for Productive Families: It specializes in foodstuffs, such as spices, pickles, and cheese. The Centre supports the productive families as it provides them with technical consulting and logistic support to market their products both locally and internationally. Also, the Centre cooperates with the Ministry of Health to guarantee the health of the exported products and ensure their compliance with the required conditions and proper packaging.
  • Airport Store: It was opened in 2008 as an outlet that offers marketing opportunities for the productive families producing excellent products which are marketable outside the Kingdom of Bahrain.


Contact Numbers:



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Home Based Businesses Program (Khatwa) 


Capital Mall


Sitra Productive Families Center


To Register for Training Programs


Childhood & Family Director office


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