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More women braving Qatar’s start-up environment

March 06, 2019

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.

Stop food wastage; Wa'hab shows the way at #QIFF2018

March 19, 2018

One of the newest additions to the ninth edition of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is the participation of Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) lean start-up winner Wa'hab. The announcement of Wa'hab's involvement -- which had it soft launch at last year's QIFF -- was made last week by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).

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.  

How Wa’hab is tackling food waste in Qatar while feeding those in need?

June 21, 2017

In this week’s episode of Mama Baba Ganoush I head to The Royal Riviera Hotel Doha to talk with the team of Wa’hab – a new social enterprise that aims to distribute surplus food to those in need. 

Time Out Doha - Wa'hab

May 27, 2017

​In the true spirit of the month, here’s a worthy initiative that salvages leftover food.

Qatar Tribune

May 15, 2017

​Giving food a second chance.....

Wa'hab - Radio Podcast by Doha Heat

May 09, 2017

​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. 


January 01, 2020

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.

Radio France International

April 29, 2017

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.

Challenge22 - 2017 Finalists

April 11, 2017

​Discover the exciting ideas that made it to the final stage of Challenge 22’s second cycle.

People from across the Arab region responded to our call for innovations that could enhance the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ – and change the world. Their ideas are as varied as they are inspiring.


April 08, 2017

​A new company is taking aim at food waste in Qatar by collecting excess meals from grocery stores and restaurants and redirecting them to people in need.

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