Braving the start-up industry requires two things – having a sense of purpose and being adaptable – successful women start-up owners said in an interview with The Peninsula.
For Wardah Mamukoya, Founder and Managing Director of Wa’hab, ‘knowing your why’ or having a sense of purpose beyond merely earning revenue is one of her core values in launching and maintaining her start-up project.
McDonald’s Qatar and Wa'hab distribute meals to labourers
January 12, 2019
With the help of Wa’hab volunteers, 1,400 McChicken meals prepared by the staff from Abu Hamour, Messaimeer, 01 Mall, Barwa City, Muaither and Al Jazeera branches were distributed to labour camps on Sunday.
Qatari entrepreneurs pitch ideas at ‘Demo Day Nine'
December 10, 2017
Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC), which is owned by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), announces the winners of its ninth wave of the LeanStartup Program (LSP) at a momentous Demo Day. 11 startups, out of the record breaking 100+ that were chosen to join LSP 9, pitched to a panel of judges, investors and key partners on the 9th of December at the QBIC Campus with QNB sponsoring this flagship event for the 2nd time this year.
Between the the worlds of food abundance and scarcity in Qatar there is a bridge. It’s called Wa'hab which means “to give” - a Doha based initiative that brings excess food from those who have it to those who need it. In this episode we talk to some of the authors of this elegant solution to a whole string of problems at once.
Think, for a moment, of the amount of food that ends up in landfills. Perfectly good buffet leftovers scraped into the bins at hotels and restaurants; surplus fruit and vegetables that your local grocery or wholesale farmer couldn’t sell, tossed or left to spoil.
Here in the small country of Qatar, the warm breeze from the sea smells fresh, and as you wander the streets in the old souk or along the boardwalk, one is struck by how clean the capital Doha is - pristine would even be a better word.