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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 COP Experience – Joy Soi

Joy Siy helping out with chores when the COP Strathmore team visited Joytown Special School.

| By Joy Soi | It is said that good things happen unknowingly. I can say that was the same case with how I came to learn about COP. I had never heard about the club up until my friend mentioned it out of the blues in between our interactions. What caught my attention is the word community. I did ... 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 »

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 »

I Got to Appreciate Life More Through COP

By Mercy Wanjiru. I joined Strathmore on 3rd July 2017 and during freshman orientation l heard about COP. I was so moved by the many activities they do internally and to the community around. I made it sure to join the program the same day and l have never looked back since then. Every activity always presents a new experience ... Read More »

A Wow Day


By Gloria Arago Under the Community Outreach Programme (COP), a number of students and I were blessed with a journey to Kwetu Home of Peace on Saturday, 2nd September 2017. This being my second activity, I was still astounded by the full bus turn-up and friendly interactions while on journey. We made it there safely after a 2 hour miscellaneous ... Read More »

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