Frequently Asked Questions

What does PoD mean?

The UAE refers to people with disabilities and special needs as ‘People of Determination’ in recognition of their achievements in different fields.

Who can join Mawaheb Art Studio?
The Mawaheb art studio is for People of Determination 18 years and over. However, everyone is welcome to participate in the workshops or visit the community café.
Can my child participate in one session at the art studio?

To participate in the art studio, a student must sign up for at least one year, with a weekly attendance between 2 -5 days.

However, we offer various engaging and creative workshops to explore the Mawaheb experience.

What are the studio timings?
Students are usually working Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. till 3 p.m.
Can I volunteer at Mawaheb?

Yes, everyone is welcome to volunteer. However, due to the growing number of requests, we will only reach out to candidates who match our requirements.

Please send your CV to [email protected]

How can I get involved?
You are welcome to take part in our events, join one of our workshops, enjoy a coffee or a quick bite, or organise a meetup or birthday at the café.
Can we buy the art on display?
Yes all the art work in our community café is for sale. Please ask for the prices at the counter!
Is the Community café open for everyone?

Everyone is welcome to our accessible and inclusive café! We serve the best Orbis coffee and offer free Wi-Fi. View our menu here.

What are the café timings?
The café is open Monday to Saturday, 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Join us for breakfast or lunch! View our menu here.
Is there any way for my company to contribute?

We offer a number of corporate events for businesses to learn from and connect with People of Determination. We also use the art of our artist to create corporate gifts. For enquiries, please email [email protected]

How can I book an event?
For enquiries, please email [email protected]
Can I celebrate my child’s birthday at Mawaheb?

Absolutely! We can help you organise a fun party, complete with cakes, drinks, and a creative workshop. To find out more, please send an email to [email protected]

Can I rent a space at Mawaheb for an event?
You can rent the mezzanine space to host an event. For enquiries, please send an email to [email protected]