Our News

Call for applications for Beit el Helm Award 2017

Call for applications for Beit el Helm Award for the best institutional homes in Egypt applying the Quality Standards.  Wataneya together with MBC Hope and Drosos Foundation launched  2nd round of "Beit El Helm"Award for best institutional homes and orphanages applying the National Quality Standards for Alternative Care or institutional homes excelling in one of the pillars of those standards.

Call for applicants for Hamzet Wasl Program

Wataneya Society launched 2nd round of Hamzt Wasl program for applicants.  The program aims to create a new generation of qualified caregivers through training and rehabilitation of fresh graduates that are passionate with working with children and youth. The program also cooperates with institutional homes to provide internships and job opportunities for the trainees and graduates of the program.

Call for applications for the 5th cohort of vocational qualification

Call for applications for the 5th cohort of vocational qualification for caregivers introduced by Amaan Training Center, the first internationally accredited training center from Pearson specialized in childcare in Egypt.  Amaan training center is currently conducting informative sessions about the importance of the vocational qualification, duration and modules of the program

Azza Abdel Hamid founder of Nidaa Society and Wataneya Society wins Takreem Award

Mrs. Azza Abdel Hamid, Chairperson of Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages and founder of Nida Society for the rehabilitation of children with sensory communication disorders, won Takreem Award for Humanitarian and Civic services in 2016 for her contributions in the humanitarian field. The 7th Award ceremony was held in Cairo on the 26th of November at Cairo Opera House.  Mrs. Azza is the first Egyptian to win the Takreem Award for Humanitarian and Civic services and fourth Egyptian to be awarded by Takreem since its launch in 2010.

Our Mission

Wataneya Society registered under the Ministry of Social Solidarity since 2008, aims to provide a safe and healthy environment for children and youth without parental care to ensure the "quality of life for every orphan".


Annual Report 2016

"Available only in Arabic"     


Our partners

.We thank everyone who has believed in our vision: institutional homes, caregivers, orphans of children and youth, donors, partners, sponsors, schools and universities


What they say about Wataneya

“...   I think Wataneya Society is a role model of how NGOs should work. Wataneya put standards on how to work with professionalism ...”

Menna Ouf

AUC student Business Administration major

“... Passion and hard work are the secret behind success of this place. It's an honor for anyone to volunteer or work in Wataneya ...”

Taher Ali volunteer

A Volunteer

“... Forsa Youth Development Program is an  eye opening experience that will help you to discover yourself and learn new things ...”

Badr Mabrouk

One of Wataneya's Forsa Program Youth

“...  Wtaneya is making a lot of difference to orphans. I wish you continued success. God bless you ...”

Maha Allam

Founder and Manager of Bashaer El Fagr institutional home