Athar Lina

Areas of Focus:
Address: 2 Darb al-Shaykh Khalil, beside Sabil Umm 'Abbas, off Saliba St., al-Khalifa., Cairo, Egypt
Phone: +201067021656

Mission Statement
Athar Lina ( is a participatory conservation initiative that aims to establish modalities of citizen participation in heritage conservation based on an understanding of the monument as a resource not a burden. Athar Lina (The monument is ours) believes that only when cultural heritage is beneficial to the community, will the community become an active partner in its conservation. It sees the conservation decision-making process as an inclusive participatory process between stakeholders and believes that conservation can be a vehicle for development. Athar Lina is run by the Built Environment Collective|Megawra, a twin organisation including an NGO and an architecture firm (