about mawaheb

Our Vision

To encourage each individual to reach their highest potential through art and aid in the development of necessary life skills.

Our Mission

To break down the boundaries and stigmas associated with People of Determination, by bringing People of Determination and society together and demonstrating that each individual is unique in his / her own way.


Building a community for everyone and celebrating diversity.

Supporting individuals develop their life, communication, and social skills through the medium of art and training.

Giving People of Determination the same rights as everyone else in the community.

Integrating People of Determination into the society as valuable members.

Promoting the capabilities of each individual and bridging the gap between communities.

Meet the Team

The Mawaheb team brings together experience and creativity to create an inclusive community through the medium of ART.
Wemmy de Maaker
Clizia Zepparelli
Jenny Hooff


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Nelleke de Heer


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The Core Values that will guide us

What do we stand for?

We accept and celebrate the difference of all our student artists, team members, volunteers, partners, and visitors.

What behaviours do we value over all else?

Responsibility and holding ourselves accountable for reaching our goals and objectives.

How will we conduct our activities to achieve our mission and vision?

We provide a positive, safe, and creative environment for everyone to grow and develop themselves.

How do we treat members of our own organisation and community?

We will be transparent and honest and treat one another with respect. We see accessibility as a must for inclusion.

How do we create a sustainable culture?

Together, we are committed together to working on a clean and healthy environment; we reuse, reduce, and recycle.

How will we respect our environment?

We strive to work locally to improve the social and environmental well-being of our community.


The warehouse next door is the Mawaheb Community café for your breakfast, lunch, or coffee. Our ambition is to create an inclusive place where everybody feels safe, connected, and supported.