DR. YOHANIS RIEK
President & CEO at Yo’ Care South Sudan
Yohanis Riek has over 15 years of experience in NGO management and 10 years in private sector development in South Sudan. Currently, Yohanis is the Group CEO at Yo’ Group, Inc. focusing on business development, portfolios management, teams training and development, accountability oversight, fiduciary and governance and lead in resource mobilization for the Yo’ Group and its subsidiaries as well as technical backstopping on projects.
He is the President & CEO of Yo’ Care South Sudan, a Juba-based not-for-profit, non-political, Non-Government Organization (NGO) incorporated under the Law of the Republic of South Sudan which he founded and established in December 2009. The organization is currently run by South Sudanese medical, healthcare, and nutritional professionals to create, develop, and provide comprehensive and integrated basic healthcare, nutrition, and WASH (Water, Hygiene and Sanitation) services to the South Sudanese public.
Yohanis is a serial social entrepreneur and founded 3 other Juba-based business enterprises in three industries: Yo’ Books Ltd. (2011) – distributing and selling books, magazines, publishing and general stationery supplies; Yo’ Dairy Ltd (2014) – processing and distributing dairy
products and farming; and Yo’ Care Ltd (2020) – dealing in healthcare, pharmaceutical and veterinary products. In addition, he served on various leadership capacities with many voluntary organizations including being a Deputy Director at Afro Mental Health Organization (2019 – 2020), Director of Projects at the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region – Youth Forum (2017 – 2020), Curator of Juba Hub, Global Shapers Community (2014 – 2015), and a
Secretary of Finance at Juba University Medical Students Association (2011 – 2013). Yohanis is a trained and practicing medical doctor at Juba Military Referral Hospital in the Dept of General Surgery. He holds a double-major degree in Medicine & Surgery (MB, BS) at the University of Juba (2018), and a PDip in Public Administration at the same University (2020) and is currently pursuing Masters of Public Health. Yohanis is committed to improving lives in
South Sudan and the region to access affordable medical care, books and learning resources by re-vitalizing their livelihoods, enhanced people literacy level and increasing their incomes, building peaceful societies and helping bring together communities to share ideas and best practices on how they can improve their community’s state of affairs…