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 »

All You Need is to Be Happy


This past weekend we got a chance to visit Familia Moja Children’s’ home located in the outskirts of Mangu, Gatundu North constituency. Just as the name of the home suggests, there is a sense of family bonding within the children despite the different backgrounds they all come from. During our visit we also got a chance to interact with Form ... Read More »

The Bounds of Freedom


A few months ago, I joined the Community Outreach Programme with an aim of making a change in the society. Within the short time, I have participated in two activities, the first was at Wings of Compassion where we got to visit teenage mothers. It was somewhat shocking to see the challenges people my age are undergoing and I thought ... Read More »

Building a Team of Service Warriors


The team building was this simple yet potent statement. One could feel the excitement that was in the air as we all anticipated the day’s activities. The first activity of the day was an Amazing Race, for which we were split into teams. The first obstacle was quickly undertaken and off the teams went to the next pit stop. For ... Read More »

Giving up is Never an Option


My time at Community Outreach Programme will be one of my major highlights during my time at  Strathmore University. Working with a well disposed team of COP members in mentoring as well  as helping in daily chores, our visit to rehabilitated street children at Kwetu Home of Peace, Ruai,  was an amazing way to take a break from books and ... Read More »

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