Life Inside the Four Walls

A piece of artwork done by the inmates

| By Doris Mtae | On Saturday 24th of March, I had an opportunity to visit Naivasha Prison. This was my first time to visit the prison. I got to see the environment in which prisoners live in and also got a chance to hear the life experience shared by some of the prisoners. Together with other members, I got ... Read More »

Cherish It

Naivasha Prison

| By Antoneatte Karebe | Several COP volunteers and I visited the Naivasha Maximum Prison on Saturday the 9th of December. This was my first COP activity and first visit to a maximum-security facility, a great opportunity for me to do something new while bonding with members of the COP family. We got there in the mid-morning and were welcomed ... 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 »

The Bounds of Freedom


By Victor Otieno On Saturday 9th of September 2017, I had an opportunity to visit Naivasha Maximum Prison together with other members of the COP family. The firsthand information I got from the life experiences shared to us by some of the inmates and the prison staff made the day a successful learning opportunity. It was also a good bonding ... 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 »

SU Community Service Centre Partners with Villanueva Uni to bring cheer in Machakos


For a duration of 21 days in the month of June, a team of students -15 from Strathmore University and 30 from Villanueva University Spain, joined hands on a quest to positively impact the lives of residents of Mulaani in Machakos County. The team was involved in the following projects: Donating 10 laptops and providing training for teachers on ICT, ... Read More »

The Greatest Rewards Come When you Give of Yourself


Indeed, the greatest rewards come when you give of yourself. It’s about bettering the lives of others, being part of something bigger than yourself, and making a positive difference  ~NICK VUJICIC. I attended my first activity on the 29th of April 2017 in Kitui, somewhere new to me. To be honest, I was extremely nervous and had little expectations but ... Read More »

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