Wataneya Society

RED NOSES International


Executive Director: Yasmine El Hagry
Established: 2008
Type: Social Enterprise, NGO
Focus Region: Arab region/MENA/SWANA
Sectors: Youth


Launched in 2008, Wataneya Society works on providing innovative solutions in the alternative care sector, with the aim of creating a future full of equal opportunities for children and youth without parental care. Since its establishment, Wataneya has succeeded in becoming a center of excellence in the field of alternative care and a point of reference for key stakeholders both locally and internally. In order to uphold its commitment to the community, Wataneya takes a holistic approach in developing the main pillars of the ecosystem.


Creating a future of equal opportunities for children and youth without parental care by providing innovative solutions to standardize and adopt all aspects of alternative care.


A house of expertise in alternative care for children and youth


Care Leavers’ Program
Child & Youth Development Program
Caregivers/Social Workers Accredited Training Programs
Quality Standards Assessment
Care Homes Development
SANAD Conference
Youth Forum
Youth Leadership Program
Alternative Care System Consultation