University of Nairobi Alumni Association donates 2M to support needy students.
Date and time: 
Wed, 2017-11-15 14:57

Prof. P.L.O Lumumba, Secretary, UoNAA presents the cheque to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.

The University of Nairobi Association, (UONAA) has donated Kshs. 2 Million towards the University scholarship fund to support needy students, enabling them to pursue their studies.

The cheque was presented on November, 14, 2017, by the Alumni Association executive committee led by the Secretary, Prof. P.L.O Lumumba, to the University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi.  

While presenting the cheque, Prof. Lumumba observed that he is looking forward to the endowment fund and supporting more students in the coming future to enable them pursue their career goals without financial struggles. 

Prof. Peter Mbithi, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, thanked the Alumni Association for the good work they are doing supporting the University. He shared the latest QS ranking with the Alumni Association where the University was position 66 globally in alumni relations and 300 globally for employability of its graduates.

Dr. Anne Assey, Vice-Chairperson, UONAA , observed that the Alumni Association has supported the students bursary to the tune of 19M since 2009. She said that the Alumni Association is vibrant and they are ready to support research and university activities like open days, innovation week, prize giving day among others.

“The Association has 14 Alumni Chapters, which will be approached to support various university endeavors,” said, Dr. Assey. She took the opportunity to thank the Vice-Chancellor for supporting the association with the necessary human capital to help it run its affairs efficiently.

The meeting was attended by among others; Prof. Godfrey Muriuki, Special Students Advisor, Mr. John Kenduiwo, Director, UNES, Mr. Johnson Kinyua, Director University Advancement, Mr. Keneth Sawe, Executive Director, UONAA and Mr. John Orindi, Director, Corporate Affairs, among others.

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