Associations and Organizations

 

Drosos Foundation

Is a founding partner for one of Wataneya's projects. The duration of the project is for three years from (2014-2017). The aim of the project is to develop success models (prototype) for orphanages and institutional homes applying the Quality Standards. 
The project consists of four main components. 1- Institutional Development for a number of institutional homes. 2- Qualifying universities graduates to be employed as caregivers. 3. Technical Support for departments of the Ministry of Social Solidarity. 4- Institutional Development of Wataneya.

   
 

MBC Hope

After Wataneya Society won "Doing Good" competition in 2014 category of  "Humanitarian Issues"  launched by the department of social and institutional responsibility in MBC Group (CSR) or what is known with “MBC Hope” , Wataneya and MBC Hope launched Beet el Helm Award for best institutional homes in Egypt that apply quality standards.

   
 

 

 

Good Life Bank 

In October 2015 Wataneya Society in collaboration with Good Life Banks signed a protocol to support orphanages and institutional homes applying the Quality Standards for Alternative Care. The Quality Standards were officially accredited by the Ministry of Social Solidarity in June 2014 Cooperation includes the Egyptian Food Bank, Egyptian Cure Bank, Egyptian Clothing Bank and Skills Development Bankto provide support to institutional homes that qualify their caregivers through receiving vocational qualifications and trainings at Amaan Training Center in Wataneya Society, which is accredited internationally by Pearson-Edexcel 

Furthermore, the Egyptian Food Bank partnered with Wataneya Society in ''Beet el Helm" Award for the best institutional home in Egypt, that was launched in April 2015 in collaboration with both MBC Group (CSR) known as “MBC Hope" and Drosos Foundation.  The deadline for receiving candidates' applications was on the 18th of October 2015, and the winners were announced in April 2016.

 

   
   
  

John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy & Civic Engagement

Wataneya Society cooperates with Gerhart Center since 2009 to raise awareness and activate the community's role in providing quality of care for children and youth raised without parental care in institutional homes through many programs as Community Based Learning program for students, Lazord Academy, developingresearches in the field, and Wataneya's participation in Takaful Conference.

   
  

Arab Council for Child and Development

Wataneya and the Arab Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2013 to enhance the qualifications of the staff, volunteers, and media and to guarantee the improvement of the alternative care system. In this respect, a workshop was held for the media under the name of " Know me… I'm not just an orphan" in April 2014.

   
 

FACE Foundation

Wataneya in collaboration with Face provided several training programs in 2013-2014. Also, Wataneya provided technical support in raising awareness and advocacy field for Face staff in order to design an awareness campaign for the alternative family system.

   

 

Save the Children 

Partnership began in 2013 in order to apply the Quality Standards on a national level. Followed by several workshops in collaboration with the Unicef, local NGOs and the Ministry of Solidarity for accrediting those standards. The ‘Quality Standards’ was officially mandated for all institutional homes in 2014 by a ministerial decree.

   
 

Unicef 

Partnership began in 2013 in order to apply the Quality Standards on a national level. Followed by several workshops in collaboration with Save the Children, local NGOs and the Ministry of Solidarity for accrediting those standards. The ‘Quality Standards’ was officially mandated for all institutional homes in 2014 by a ministerial decree.