Waano is a nongovernmental and nonpolitical organization working to support and strengthen local communities. It was organized to promote educational programs, humanitarian assistance, set up water hole systems in necessary areas, helping disabled and homeless people, and provide self-reliance trainings/seminars to improve human life.

Waano helps local communities by training youth, women, teachers, and farmers as well as supporting private education and health institutions. Waano committed to help some of the world poorest communities in East Africa with the necessary resources for life and well being.