Building on a legacy of employing many of the brightest thinkers of the 20th century, The WOFAK Foundation’s leadership team and staff bring a broad range of talents and backgrounds drawn from all sectors and disciplines.
Dorothy Onyango is the founder and CEO of WOFAK. Her goal, in the beginning, was to form a group that would help women living with HIV. She has been at the forefront of fighting for the rights of People Living with HIV for more than 25 years. She is passionate about ensuring women living with HIV are economically empowered, access their sexual reproductive health rights, and treatment.
She participates in the development of key national and international policies and guidelines. She representatives the organization at national and international forums, conferences, technical working groups, and advisory boards. Dorothy was the first chair of the NEPHAK board. She has served on the following boards: National Council of Children Services, ICW Global, ICW East Africa, and the Chair of Pan Africa Positive Women's Coalition (PAPWC). She currently sits in the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) board.
She has represented the country as the NGO constituency chair of the Kenya Country Mechanism in the Global Fund
Damaris Oyando serves as the program’s manger of the organization. She has over 16 years experience in the HIV response. She is passionate about advocating for advocating for health issues affecting the HIV infected and affected persons.
She is responsible for overseeing the projects running in the organization and for resource mobilization. She has served as the organization representative at national and international forums, conferences and technical working groups on matters to do with HIV and AIDS.
Leonora Obara is the organization’s specialists on Orphan and Vulnerable Children. She has been in the HIV response for the last 20 yrs. She is passionate about reinventing the lives of OVCs who have been infected and affected by HIV.
She is part of the resource mobilization team. She provides guidance to our field officers conducting activities in the field. She has participated in national and international forums where she has represented the organization and showcased its work
Leonora has offered her expertise in the development of national policies and guidelines. She represents the organization in technical working groups.
Jackline Okinyi ((Children Living with HIV Expert))
Jackline Okinyi is the organization’s expert on Children living with HIV.
Jackline is passionate about children’s rights and their access to health care and treatment. She has participated in the development of key national and international policies and guidelines. She has served as the organization’s representative at national and international forums, conferences, and technical working groups in matters to dealing with Children Living with HIV.
She is the Project Coordinator of the INUKA project that focuses on ensuring the well being of Children Living with HIV.
Jackline also leads the Monitoring and Evaluation function of the organization
Winnie Mbidhi is in charge of the human resource department in the organization.
Winnie has over 5 years of experience in Human Capital Management. She is responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing employees in the organization. Her core areas are talent management, labor and employee relations, policy writing and entrenchment, strategy implementation and organization design and development.
She is passionate about molding and shaping young talent to become better at everything they do.
Isaiah Otieno is in charge of the finance department of the organization.
Isaiah has over 15 years of experience in the field of finance. He oversees the financial operations of the organization and ensures timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, and financial disbursements.
He is responsible for budget planning and offering financial insight to the team.