Al Bidayat

Empowering parents to raise kind, creative and competent children Home Initiatives Al Bidayat Al Bidayat The Al Bidayat Parent Program is a UAE-wide social initiative focused on growing and empowering a community of parents of preschoolers dedicated to raising kind and competent children. Al Bidayat or “beginnings” equips and inspires parents through online resources and […]


Helping develop young, gifted and talented Emiratis Home Initiatives Mawhibatna Mawhibatna Mawhibatna was created to develop young gifted and talented Emiratis. Currently, the program runs two enrichment programs in collaboration with Ivy Camps USA and Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, there is a robust University Prep Program managed by our partners Crimson Education which prepares students […]

Innovation & Creativity Awards

Rewarding outstanding innovators and creative talents Home Initiatives Innovation and Creativity Awards Innovation and Creativity Awards Commencing in 2022 Sandooq Al Watan will reward individuals and organizations who have made an outstanding contribution to innovation and creativity, particularly the increased participation of Emiratis in the innovation and creativity eco-systems. During October of each year an […]

Swift Accelerator

Helping to create app entrepreneurs amongst school students Home Initiatives UAE Coder Swift Accelerator Swift Accelerator Our main aim in Swift Accelerator is to develop teams of app entrepreneurs in secondary level education strongly focusing on nurturing UAE talent and driven by social impact. Exclusive to Sandooq Al Watan in the UAE, Swift Accelerator equips […]

iOS Design Challenge

Exploring possibilities in App Design Home Initiatives UAE Coder iOS Design Challenge iOS Design Challenge Sandooq Al Watan approaches coding in high school in a very different manner to other programs. We believe that everyone – regardless of their background – should be given the opportunity to create with code. So we have designed the […]


Inspiring young minds to experiment with coding and robotics Home Initiatives UAE Coder Mubarmij50 Mubarmij50 Aimed at cycle 2 students, Mubarmij50 inspires young minds to experiment with coding and robotics through a network of school clubs, camps and national and international competitions. With 1,000 students and a minimum of 500 teams taking part in phase […]


Helping to create breakthrough technologies Home Initiatives Centurium Centurium The Centurium Prize is a call to our nation’s best and brightest talent to create breakthrough technologies that will address our country’s biggest challenges and usher in the UAE’s 100 year vision. The initiative will feature several UAE based competitions that cover priority sectors such as […]