Living the Strathmore Spirit: Jonathan Otieno

|By Jonathan Otieno| No one goes to Strathmore University and leaves with the same perception of life. The values are instilled right from the moment you start interacting with the University; stepping foot into the lush vicinity or that e-meet through an email or a video online. It is typical for…

Service Based Learning: Lang’ata Women’s Prison

|By Zipporah Wanjohi| Dealing with inmates is not a walk in the park, especially when one is compassionate or soft-hearted. For inmates, more often than not, no one cares about their feelings or sentiments on certain things. But when you learn to have a thick skin, it becomes easier because you start…

Students’ Excursion to Karura Forest

|By Joan Mathenge and Teresia Maina| Karura Forest is an urban upland forest on the outskirts of Nairobi managed by the Kenya Forest Service in conjunction with the Friends of Karura Forest Community Association (FKF). Its geographical location and natural resource make it one of the largest gazetted…

Service Based Learning Chronicles: Crime Si Poa

In the depths of Nairobi Central Business District in Ngara lies a small yet noble organization known as Crime Si Poa. It was started Mr. Pete Ouko, together with other inmates, within the confines of the Kamiti walls. Yes, you read right. Kamiti Maximum Prison! The one that we have stereotyped as some…