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Changing A Little Part Of The World

| By Mercy Muende | In the words of Paddy O’Connor the founder of Cara Projects; ‘I want to go out and make a difference. No one can change the world, but you can go out and change a little part of the world’. These words sum up my cause for joining Community Outreach Program (COP) Strathmore. The world needs ... Read More »

A Life Worth Waking Up To

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| By Jeff Odhiambo Obonyo | August 3rd was the kind of day that made me want to shorten and escape the warmth of my welcoming bed and the comfort that it brought with it. It was the kind of day that made me urge my muscles to operate properly to get me up. I woke up very early ready ... Read More »

Life is a Gift – Be Grateful

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| By Samson Wesula | For me the COP experience begins when I comment my name on the list. I always look forward to the weekend because with each activity you get to learn, experience something new and to interact with different people whom at the end of the day will call a friend. The previous Saturday, 15th of June ... Read More »

My Experience at Thika School School for the Blind – Antony Wanderi


| By Antony Wanderi | On Saturday the 25th of May, I was part of the COP volunteers that visited Thika School for the Blind. I didn’t know what to anticipate because this was uncharted waters for most of us, with each of us not wanting to come off as insensitive or pitiful but still meet the goal of COP ... Read More »

Brother’s Keeper

Eddah, a COP member, poses for a photo with some of the kids from Thika School for the Blind during the visit.

| By Divine Yalugue Danga | Last Saturday the Strathmore University Community Outreach Programme (COP) drove us down to Thika School for the Blind and visually impaired Kids. The school was started in 1947 as a rehabilitation centre for blind and visually impaired soldiers who lost their abilities to see during the second world war given their difficulty to readapt ... Read More »

A Free Ticket to the City of Joy

| By Ian Charles Muigai | On Saturday 18th May I had the opportunity to travel with the Strathmore Community Outreach Program (COP) to a city of joy. This time we headed to Salvation Army’s Joytown Secondary School in Thika, a school for physically challenged students. This being my first COP experience with physically challenged people it was interesting to ... Read More »

You Impact Others in Ways You Know Not How


| By Claire Kanja | “I know you from somewhere…” A phrase that is deemed cliché and insincere. Only this time, it introduced a conversation that instantaneously warmed my heart on a chilly April morning during a COP activity at Hanne Howard Fund, Lenana. Her name is Stella, a beneficiary of the Hanne Howard Fund. As she spoke those words, ... Read More »

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