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The Director,
Community Outreach and Extension Programmes (COEP)
Road : Nigeria close, Block 4 off Ethiopia way
P O Box 43844-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 254 20 2310700 (DL) or 254 20 8710901-19 ext 57438
Cell: 254 720 380866
E-mail : stumuti@yahoo.com

Background Coep

The Directorate of Community Outreach and Extension Programmes was initiated in July 2007 by the University Management to fulfill one of the university’s core value of service to humanity. The directorate has a well established office headed by a Director, who works with advisory board of seven (7) members appointed from various academic departments and given terms of reference by the Vice Chancellor. Immediately the directorate was initiated it developed its vision and mission in line with the university mission of service to humanity as follows:

Vision

Be a centre of excellence in reaching out and empowering communities improve their living standards.

Mission

To reach out to communities and extend knowledge, skills and information and to further help communities to identify, mobilize and utilize resources available to them to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

Motto

Use what you have to get what you do not have.

The Directorate is further guided by the following objectives:

  • Sensitize the university community, both staff and students, on the importance of reaching out to positively impact communities.
  • Conduct need assessment to identify community needs and the available resources for relevant interventions.
  • Coordinate community service projects for students and staff.
  • Assist the university community in identifying, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating community-based projects for further intervention.
  • Recruit and train underprivileged members of the community, to equip them with knowledge and appropriate skills for gainful employment.
  • Mobilize resources from the campus and off-campus community and other stakeholders to address community needs.
  • Establish links with relevant collaborators and stakeholders outside the university to help in accomplishing the university’s mission of service to humanity.

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Director COEP

Dr. Jane Kamau

Director

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