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

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| 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 »

Stephanie Wambua’s Experience in Kitui

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| 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 »

My First Mentoring Work Camp Experience

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  The outreach program has been a revelation of one amazing encounter after another since I joined it in first year. Our Saturday activities are filled with cheer and love and it’s humbling to see the value you can give to someone else. Having attended a work camp in Marakwet where we had gone to build a maternity ward, I ... Read More »

Ladies’ Work Camp in Kitui

Inspiring young girls

At around 2pm, on Thursday 5th of February, a group of 12 ladies, set off for Kitui.The group consisted of five members of staff, and seven from the Community Service Centre (CSC) members. The journey was 2 hours long, and upon arrival at the St. Columbus Technical Training College we were welcomed by Sister Cecilia. We were taken through an ... Read More »

A motivation to students

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On the 20th  of September 2014, a team of 52 enthusiastic Community Service Centre(CSC) members set off for a long journey to Kathonzweni. The team left at around 9am, and throughout the four hour journey, interacted amongst themselves. Our arrival at the school compound after a long battle with the dilapidated roads was welcomed by a very silent school compound. ... Read More »

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