Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages is an Egyptian non-governmental organization dedicated to improving conditions for children outside of parental care, providing them the safe and healthy environment they need to grow into successful individuals. To that end, Wataneya helps institutional homes improve the level of support they provide through the implementation of a set of standards for alternative childcare, which were approved by the government in 2014 to serve as the benchmark for quality service in the field.

News & Activities

Wataneya collaborates with specialists and experts to organize events and activities that help further it cause.

National Alternative Childcare Standards

The national quality standards for alternative childcare were drafted by Wataneya and other NGOs in 2008, and approved by the Ministry of Social Solidarity in 2014 to serve as the benchmark for quality service in the field.

Blog

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Our Programs

We design our initiatives and campaigns in accordance with national quality standards for alternative childcare that were approved and ratified by the Egyptian government in 2014.

Training Programs for Caregivers

Wataneya offers specialized training courses that target the different professionals employed by institutional homes.

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Training Programs for Caregivers

Wataneya offers specialized training courses that target the different professionals employed by institutional homes.

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Sanad Forum & Conference

The Sanad Forum and grant program were launched in 2015 to serve as a platform where alternative childcare providers from across the region can work to collectively achieve their ultimate goal of creating a future of equal opportunities for children outside of parental care.

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The Sanad Project

The Sanad Forum and grant program were launched in 2015 to serve as a platform where alternative childcare providers from across the region can work to collectively achieve their ultimate goal of creating a future of equal opportunities for children outside of parental care.

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Beit El Helm Award

Wataneya offers the Beit El Helm award to institutional homes that show the most commitment to the national standards of alternative care.

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Beit El Helm Award

Wataneya offers the Beit El Helm award to institutional homes that show the most commitment to the national standards of alternative care.

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Forsa Program

Specifically designed to enhance the youth’s self-confidence and provide space to discover their abilities, develop their skills, qualify them for departure, self-reliance and enable them professionally and economically.

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Forsa Program

Specifically designed to enhance the youth’s self-confidence and provide space to discover their abilities, develop their skills, qualify them for departure, self-reliance and enable them professionally and economically.

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Our Partners