There is no other place I would rather have been all week than here with like-minded ladies restoring beauty to Sosiani primary school and growing as a person. The words of one of the participants of the ladies work camp in Eldoret during our final discussion at the work camp. Hellen Keller said, character cannot be developed in ease and ... Read More »

CSC Improves the Lives of Girls from Nyalienga Community

Strathmore University’s Community Service Centre (CSC) and SchulestattStraße (an initiative of members of the Catholic Prelature Opus Dei in Germany), partnered to offer relief, hope and love to the girls of St. Josephine Bakhita Girls Secondary School. This is a school that provides shelter and food for upto 400 needy girls in Nyalienga, Homabay County. 40 percent of the pupils, who are ... Read More »

Celebrating our Champions; Where COP Began

Born in England, studied French and Italian literature in Birmingham University, taught for two years in Italy and finally joining the Strathmore family, summarizes the life of theCommunity Outreach Programme (COP) founder, Mr. Martyn Drakard. His desire to see change in the lives of disadvantaged members in our society saw him birth the idea of helping out through sustainable projects and ... Read More »

COP Visit Naivasha Maximum Prison

As Strathmore marked the end of its first week of community service, a visit to Naivasha Maximum Prison was on-set. A team of 90 students, 19 reformed Ex-convicts and 2 staff members set out to inspire and psychologically set free inmates who had despaired and given up hope in life. On their way to the prison, students got chatty with ... Read More »

Warriors of Service: COP Marks its 10th anniversary

Nourished in the rich virtue of humanitarianism, the Strathmore University Community Outreach Program (COP) is rapidly gaining form in impacting lives day by day. This year COP celebrated its 10th birthday, which saw the 6 day community week tradition changed to a 10 day community week program, symbolizing the 10 years of service to the society. It is through such noble causes that the ... Read More »

Community Week; DAY 1- Kibera Slum visit

The enthusiastic faces, thankful hearts, warm receptions and the beautiful noise of excited children sum up the  great feelings experienced while visiting Drug Fighters School and KOPLWA (Kenya Organization of People Living with AIDS) New Hope Academy center, both located in Kibera slums. This marked the  beginning programme of the Community Week initiative organized by Community Outreach Programme (COP) at ... Read More »

Community Outreach: Innovation-in-Service Champion Awards

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A. Edison Led by the vibrant Strathmore University students only two teams took to the task of applying for the Inaugural Innovation in Service Award that was launched by the Community Outreach Programme in April 2014.  Sponsored and supported by Local Lives Foundation from Ireland, ... Read More »

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