About Us

Wayo Wayo Kibra aims to increase access to healthcare in the Kibera slum of Nairobi.

Our Mission:

to increase health literacy

The WWK Health program is a partnership designed to Wayo Wayo Kibra Health is committed to improving access to health services by expanding the implementation of CHW programs. Our goal is to improve sustainability and create career pathways for youth in sub-Sahara Africa, beginning in Kibera/Nairobi.

Meet Our Team

Abdul Hussein

Founder of Wayo Wayo Kibra

Mr. Abdul Hussein is the founder of Wayo Wayo Kibra, a sports-driven, community-based organization in Kibera. This organization is using sports as a platform to address social issues affecting the youth in the community. Wayo Wayo Kibra Health is an extension of this organization, with the goal of increasing access to primary health services, while providing full-time employment opportunities to the youth.

Nancy E. Glaser

Development Expertise for International Organizations

Nancy Glaser has been working in business development for over 30 years and is a recognized authority on systematic approaches to support new business formation and small and medium-sized enterprise development.  Since obtaining her MBA (1985) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, she has been an internationally recognized expert in the entrepreneurship sector. After working in venture capital as a general partner with U.S. Venture Partners in Silicon Valley funding start-up and early-stage companies, Ms. Glaser broadened her horizons to the international market. This was at the time the Soviet Government collapsed and Eastern Europe and Russia needed expertise in how to transition to a market economy. Most notable was her pioneering work to foster entrepreneurship in a public/private partnership for the development of the first business incubator in Russia. Under her management, the USAID – funded Apparel Innovation Center in St. Petersburg, Russia became a financially self-sufficient operation that assisted hundreds of entrepreneurs in obtaining capital and developing their sustainable businesses and creating thousands of new jobs for the greater community. Most recently Ms. Glaser was selected by the Stanford Seed program (Stanford Graduate School of Business) as a Business Coach, first working in West Africa and then in East Africa where she coached over 30 African early stage businesses, developed and presented related workshops (human resources, design thinking, investor-readiness).

Elliot A. Segal

Health Care, Public Health and Community Development Advisor

Elliot Segal has a 5 plus decade career in Health care, Public Health, and Community Development. He has graduate degrees in Public Health and Urban Studies from Yale University. He served on the faculty of Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health for 26 years; including serving as Assistant Dean and Assistant Director of Yale-New Haven Hospital. For 11 years Mr. Segal has been a Professor of the Practice at University of Maryland Health Policy and Management, Director of the Healthy Futures Program. He currently is supervising Wayo Wayo Kibra undergraduate/graduate students and volunteer interns promoting health programs.

Bill Bentley

Project Advisor

Bill Bentley has spent his entire career as an advocate for children, youth and families, especially those most vulnerable (e.g., poor families, LGTB youth, children and youth of color). Bentley has worked at the local, state and federal levels over his 40+ year career. He has served in leadership positions within nonprofit and governmental agencies, most recently serving as a Political Appointee in the Obama Administration, at the Administration for Children and Families, within the federal Department of Health and Human Services. He retired in November of 2016 after serving in the Obama Administration.​ Bentley now serves as a volunteer with the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health -Healthy Futures Initiative, Brady United to Prevent Gun Violence, The Children’s Campaign and the Child Advocacy Institute. Bentley was also appointed by the Montgomery County Chief Executive to the East County Citizen’s Advisory Board. 

Dr. Thomas Onyango Kirengo

Partner/Project Advisor

Dr. Kirengo is the CEO of Imara Mediplus hospital in Embu, Kenya. Imara Mediplus is a multi-specialty healthcare facility founded and managed by doctors. It provides access to high-quality and affordable medical services with compassion to individuals living in the Mt. Kenya region. Dr. Kirengo brings a global perspective to the local African Healthcare service. He is specialized in medicine, management, research, health business, leadership and innovation. Presently, Dr. Kirengo is serving a region with a population of about 10 million Kenyans.

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