Extended Families are a Natural Bridge

Dec 6, 2017


Welcome to CTIP The Council for Trade and Investment Promotion, a leading organization dedicated to fostering partnerships and collaborations in the realm of Business and Consumer Services. In this thought leadership article, we delve into the concept of extended families and their role as a natural bridge connecting government and families.

Understanding the Natural Alliance

Extended families play a crucial role in societies across the globe. They comprise a network of close relatives, including parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, who provide support, guidance, and stability to individuals and communities. In the context of business and consumer services, recognizing the natural alliance between government and families becomes key.

The Power of Cooperation

Cooperation between government institutions and families is essential for establishing a thriving business environment and ensuring the well-being of communities. By working together, they can address challenges, implement effective policies, and promote economic growth.

Government Support for Families

Government agencies play a pivotal role in supporting families through various initiatives. These can range from offering financial aid, educational programs, and healthcare assistance to implementing policies that protect family rights and facilitate work-life balance. By providing a supportive framework, governments empower families to contribute to the overall economic and social development of the nation.

Families as the Driving Force

On the other hand, families serve as the driving force behind successful businesses and consumer services. They provide a pool of talent, skills, and resources that fuel innovation and entrepreneurship. By nurturing a supportive environment where family businesses can thrive, governments create an ecosystem that benefits both the economy and society.

Building Sustainable Partnerships

Creating sustainable partnerships between government and families is crucial for long-term success. Here are some key strategies to consider:

1. Collaboration and Communication

Effective collaboration and communication channels must be established between government and families. This allows for the exchange of ideas, concerns, and suggestions, fostering a sense of shared responsibility and mutual understanding.

2. Policy Development

Government policies should take into account the unique needs and challenges faced by families in the business and consumer services sector. By designing inclusive and family-friendly policies, governments can create a favorable ecosystem that encourages growth and innovation.

3. Access to Resources

Ensuring equal access to essential resources such as funding, education, and training is vital. Both government institutions and families should proactively work towards providing opportunities that promote skill development and economic empowerment.

The Role of CTIP

CTIP The Council for Trade and Investment Promotion actively promotes and advocates for the natural alliance between government and families in the realm of Business and Consumer Services. Through our comprehensive research, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships, we aim to drive positive change and foster sustainable growth.


The alignment and collaboration between government institutions and families are essential for building a prosperous society and thriving economy. Extended families serve as a natural bridge, connecting the two entities and forming the backbone of business and consumer services. CTIP The Council for Trade and Investment Promotion strives to facilitate and strengthen this alliance, ensuring a brighter future for all.

Esteban Flores
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Oct 17, 2023
Maria Lebeau
Great insight on the important role of extended families in connecting government and families.
Oct 5, 2023