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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 »

Stephanie Wambua’s Experience in Kitui


| By Stephanie Wambua | Kitui was mind blowing, heart-warming. It’s in Kitui that I was reminded to stop normalizing blessings. Blessings I mean the chance to be in a school with an amazing and conducive environment for instance with trees all over such as the schools I have been through so far. Again to stop normalizing the privilege of ... Read More »

Community Outreach: Kisii Work Camp


A vibrant team of 10 Strathmore University students together with 8 Irish volunteers, two teachers and six high school students, who purposed to come and positively impact lives in our society teamed up with a sole purpose of ensuring that the young girls of Sr. Michaela Girls School, Kisii County, have a laboratory for their education use. Driven with the ... Read More »

Ladies’ Work Camp in Nyandarua County

Eighteen  ladies from the Community Outreach Programme embarked on mission to make students in Ndaragwa Primary School: Special Education Unit, life filled with Colour.The Special Education unit is for pupils with disability both mentally and physically. The school is located in Ndaragwa  shopping centre which is about 20 Kilometres from Nyahururu  town .Its Main mission is to help them gain ... Read More »

COP Mothers a Maternity Ward

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15 hours of a long and bumpy ride, summarized the beginning of a week of service, dedicated to the residents of Elgeyo-Marakwet.  Located 399 Kilometers from the city of Nairobi, our destination was set to be our temporary home for a whole week.  COP, in conjunction with LocalLives Foundation and students and staff of Rockbrook School, braced themselves for a ... Read More »

Chebarus Work Camp


February 11th-17th 2013, marks the duration where I got the best experience in my current stay in Kenya. Being a volunteer in the Community Outreach Programme office, my adaptation to life in Kenya, as compared to my home country of Uruguay, reached its peak during this experience. A team of 19 male COP members were set to go to Chebarus, ... Read More »

COP Visits Lodwar

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“Ejok”- Hello “Ejokwa”- Hello to you Those are Turkana greetings heartily brought to you from the Turkana County by the Community Outreach Program (COP) family After collecting over Kshs2 million to buy food for the starving in Turkana County, some members of COP made an epic journey to the arid county in northern Kenya. A team of 46 students and ... Read More »

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