A New Dawn for Adolescents in Kenya

|By Luz Edwards| “Macheo” is a programme that helps with academic revision, character building and mentoring. It was created in 2012 in Nairobi. Of the 2019 students who finished secondary school in the programme, 50% scored well enough to enter university. The programme’s director says the…

A Fun-Filled Visit to Brydges Centre

|By Briege Mwangi| The day is 17th July 2021 when the journey to Brydges Centre children’s home begins at exactly 8:50 a.m. As usual, I would often plug in my earphones after realizing it would take an hour to get to the place and given the usual traffic on Mombasa Road, probably even more. I needed…

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…