General facts

General facts

What does NEST stand for?

Nurture and Educate Students Today (NEST).

What does NEST do?

NEST is a non-profit group that aims at providing educational resources to underprivileged students around the world.

Where is NEST based? 

NEST is based in Kuwait and works under the patronage of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS).

When was NEST established?

NEST was founded in 2013 initially with its purpose to sponsor schools in Jordan which adopt Syrian children by financially endorsing their annual expenses.

Who are the members of NEST?

NEST is a diverse group of students, teachers, doctors and other active members of society unified by the singular desire to bring proper education and resources to schools all over the world.


Become a part of the team

NEST welcomes volunteers and activists who would like to be a part of the team. If you are one then please send us your interest by e-mail to and we will reply with a form for you to fill out.


Donations can be made in the form of books and stationary sent to the Red Crescent society in Kuwait or through the different campaigns held by NEST throughout Kuwait’s public centers. You can also donate with 1 KD by sending a message to 99913 or by transferring money to NEST’s bank account 1000314321 at NBK.

Facts & Figures

  • Did you know that 1 out of 5 children in the world cannot afford educational costs!

  • In the developing countries, every year of a child’s education accounts for 10% more income per annum.

  • Why are we providing them education? Because Syrian children refugees in Jordan lack the basic needs of educational resources.

  • Out of 844,000 Syrian children refugees between the ages of 5-17…more than 60% do not have access to education!

  • Did you know that less than 1% of the world’s annual expenditure on weaponry is sufficient to provide the world’s children with education!

  • 35% of world’s illiteracy falls in India.

  • 2.4 million Indian girls are forced in to early marriage due to their inability of covering educational expenses.

  • Did you know that 20,000 Syrian children refugees in Jordan are jeopardized to be kicked out of school?

  • There are more than 93 million children around the world that lack and are actually deprived of education.