Tree Planting in Sasumua Dam and Kereita Forest

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“It is the little things that citizens do that will make a difference, my little thing is planting trees”-Wangari Maathai. Just like the late Wangari Maathai COP too has chosen to do this little thing. The Community Outreach Programme has undertaken tree planting initiatives in the last three years in a bid to lend a helping hand to the preservation ... Read More »

Visually Impaired Make COP members see anew

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“I want to be a pilot,” the innocent words of a student at the Thika Primary School for the Blind. Words that get you thinking, have I ever dared to dream or have I spent my whole life building ‘invincible’ concrete walls that should not be to start with. Our arrival at the school was met with tension and emotional ... Read More »

Chebarus Work Camp

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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 »

Mothers Walk 30 Kms No More

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“Thank you very much!!” whispered the innocent eyes of the young and old ladies of Kimangao, beautified with joy, delight, amazement, wonder and gratitude. Twenty years of abandonment, had been sparked to life by the relentless effort, presence and passion of young men from Strathmore University and Colegio Retamar. (www.retamar.com). Oh yes, the small village of Kimangao-Mwingi North, was morphing ... Read More »

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