Kibera hamlets, a registered Community Based Organization, are managed by seven-member management board of dedicated young people and Advisory Board from different professions. Our team in Kibera is professionally trained and experienced in managing both the financial and programming components of a community based organization. Most importantly, many of them have been living in Kibera for years; their first-hand knowledge of the social and political structures within the slum is invaluable. All the policies are formulated by the management board with professional input from the Advisory Board and implemented by the Secretariat headed by a Director Leadership structure emphasizes grassroots decision-making and self-reliance.



Adoli is the founder of kibera hamlets after he completed his high school in mbale high school in 2002 as a soccer team for the under twelve years youths, john played professional soccer at national level until when he quitted to concentrate with kibera hamlets project he is responsible for the daily leadership and oversight of the kibera hamlets projects. John has also worked in the Carolina for kibera sports programme as katwekera and makina village youth co-ordinator and centers for disease control and prevention home based HIV counseling and testing in kibera. Also a peer trainer for reproductive health issues and HIV/AIDS advocacy, in 2007 he was awarded the president award Kenya bronze navigator in leadership and organizational skill. He holds certificates in peace building and violence prevention with the Kenya humans right commission, sports and leadership academy with mathare youths sports association, Kenya football federation certificate class “A” licence NO 036, is a trainers on active non violence trained by undugu society, Certificate in organizational development from care international. He holds a diploma in community development and social work from flopeze international college. He is pursuing a degree of the same. Has a passion for working with disadvantaged communities and touching lives of his fellow youths and children.


Finance officer

Stephine odhiambo is a Certified public accountant part two SEC 3 and is still determined to complete all the certified public account Kenya (CPA K). Odhiambo was born and lives in kibera. He joined kibera hamlets in 2009 he ensure that the organization funds are appropriately managed, and he prepares the budgets and quarterly financial reports.


School project

Mercy has been with kibera hamlets since 2006 and is currently in charge of the school. She got involved with kibera hamlets because she wanted to help the children in her kibera community receive education, as many do not have this opportunity. She teaches math and English. Mercy believes that kibera hamlet is a unique school, in that it is making a difference in everyone's life that is involved with the school, whether you are a teacher or a pupil. She finished her high school in 2005 at maseno girl’s high school


Sports Program Officer

Hussein joined kibera hamlets in 2003 as less than twelve years old soccer player when a kibera hamlet was being formed. He late joined Lenana School for his secondary education. Through the sports programme, In 2007 he was awarded a soccer scholarship to the united sates of America at linden wood university which lasted to the start of 2010,currently he is pursuing degree in accounting in the united states international university in Kenya. Hussein is really passionate of giving back to the community which helped him to be were he is and be an example the youths in kibera.



Web designer/Data manager

Having designed Kibera hamlets website before matriculating NairoBits School of Digital Design, Yema joined kibera hamlets in 2009 as the data manager and designs websites and graphic works as part of his career enhancement.

Art Theatre/drama/acrobat programme officer

John mwaura is a native Kiberan who initially joined kibera hamlets as a volunteer with the theatre program in 2005. In 2007, mwaura became a peer educator through training from SAPTA Centre on peer recovery movement and was selected as a field coordinator for drug addicts. He has been trained on art and theatre skills.

Girls Empowerment Program Officer

Beatrice akinyi is in charge of the girl’s empowerment project having joined kibera hamlets in September of 2009. As a young adult Beatrice has been very much concerned with the challenges young girls undergo in kibera slums, hence taking a leading role to change this. She finished her secondary school education in siror secondary school. Also a peer trainer for reproductive health issues and HIV/AIDS advocacy

Access to Education

Grew up in Kibera and joined the kibera hamlets in 2007 because she wanted to help give back to the community that raised her. She finished her high school in langata high school. Currently she is in charge of the Access to Education programme.