By Dr. Shem Mbandu and Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya’s Google Development Student Club (GDSC) has been at the helm of the clubs and societies for the last two years, owing to the insightful mentorship of Dr. Shem Mbandu and the leadership of the immediate former Lead, Andrew Nderitu. This indomitable group of like-minded tech-savvy students has seen growth and achievement of tremendous milestones through relentless dedication by members and efficient leadership that has earned admiration across the institution
By Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) co-hosted a Participatory and Dialogue Forum on Evidence and Action to Strengthen Co-operatives in Kenya with the US Overseas Co-operative Development Council (OCDC) at Serena Hotel, Nairobi on Friday, August 25, 2023. Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, represented by Mr. El-Samma Ndegwa, officially opened the Forum and highlighted the centrality of Co-operatives in the government’s Bottom-up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA). Mr. El-Samma Ndegwa, representing the Co-operatives and MSMEs Development Cabinet Secretary Hon.
By Meshack Ngangi The Co-operative University of Kenya in collaboration with Moshi Cooperative University organised the 7th Annual Conference 2023 under the theme: “The Role of Social and Solidarity Economy in Sustainable Development, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”. This two-day event took place at The Co-operative University of Kenya’s Karen main campus in Nairobi between the 3rd and 4th of August 2023. The conference brought together industry leaders, academia, researchers, policymakers, youth, and co-operative sector practitioners to share knowledge and experiences.
By Meshack Ngangi History will remember June 2023 as a milestone-marking month since the first-ever Co-operative Movement Stakeholders’ Annual Conference was held in Mombasa between the 13th and 15th. The Co-operative University of Kenya organized this transformative event in collaboration with the Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Co-operatives and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development. Ministry of Co-operatives & MSMEs Development CS Hon. Simon Chelugui (centre seated) flanked by PS Patrick Kilemi (seated 6th left), University Council Chairperson Dr.
UNIVERSITY OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES THE KENYA RURAL TRANSFORMATION DIGITAL CENTERS PLATFORM (KRTDCP) PROJECT IN NAKURU COUNTY – MAY 2023 The Agricultural Secretary, State Department of Crop Development Mr. Josphat Muhunyu (seated centre) together with the Vice Chancellor Prof Kamau Ngamau, and other dignitaries and stakeholders during the KRTDCP project launch in Nakuru County on May 8, 2023 The Co-operative University has officially launched the Kenya Rural Transformation Centres Digital Platform (KRTCDP) project which aims at putting farmers at the centre of a single
CUK and Morvey Business Ltd Signs KRTCDP Project Contract Yesterday, 27th March 2023, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK) led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kamau Ngamau, hosted the Morvey Business Limited CEO, Mr. Mordecai Muthui, and his delegation. The purpose of the meeting was to undertake contract signing for the Kenya Rural Transformation Centres Digital Platform (KRTCDP) Project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Accompanying the Vice Chancellor was Prof. Isaac Nyamongo, the
Friday 17th, March 2023 marked a significant milestone for the Co-operative University Google Development Students’ Club (GDSC) through a training workshop organized by Andrew Nderitu. The rejuvenated students converged at the University Computer Laboratory 3 at 11:30 AM. The Google Crowdsource event significantly depicted the growing relations between the Club and the Google community. This event occurred a week after Ms. Sandra Kuria engaged the students on Firebase Google technology. Ms. Tabitha Kavyu (right) gifting
The tree planting exercise on 21st December 2022, along Ushirika Road in Karen was led by the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA), Kenya Forest Service (KFS), State Department of Roads, and Siham Limited – the Contractor who had been awarded the tender to construct the new tarmac road. In the event, The Co-operative University of Kenya (CUK), a key stakeholder, expressed a great motivation and sense of duty towards making the environment friendly through increasing forest cover within the institution’s
The computing student community at CUK has become vibrant in harnessing the knowledge and skills imparted to them through holistic learning. This move has been influenced by the central and strategic role computing technology has and plays in the 21st century; its potential to transform the world by enhancing the quality of human living by bringing solutions to perpetual problems facing humanity. The university’s Google Developer Students Club (GDSC) recently organised a high-level training dubbed “Get to know Compose and Firebase”.
In remaining relevant to empowering communities, the Co-operative University of Kenya’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kamau Ngamau, on Wednesday, 15th March 2023, visited Mr. Kello Harsama, the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, State Department of Crop Development, at Kilimo House. The objective of the meeting was to engage and deliberate on the KRTCDP Project. This follows a successful meeting with officials from the Ministry of Co-operatives and MSMEs Development on 8th March 2023. The Agriculture Secretary, Mr. Josephat Mahunyu,