MKU Foundation & Partners for Care Donates Mobility Carts
(MKU-F) in partnership with Partners for Care
(PFC) on Friday, 17th January, 2020
donated six (6) mobility carts at Mount Kenya University, Main Campus Thika,
Chancellors Towers Grounds,
The six beneficiaries (2 children and 4 adults) who reside in Thika and its environs, were identified by members of the MKU-PFC Joint Steering Committee that is chaired by the Director, MKU Foundation Dr. Peter Kirira. The beneficiaries of the mobility carts were:
Mount Kenya University Foundation and Partners for Care during presentation of mobility Carts to beneficiaries with disabilities.
- Grace Njoki Njumbe – Muranga County
- Richard Ndungu – Thika, Kiambu County
- Joseph Mburi – Thika, Kiambu County
- Peter Mutua – Thika, Kiambu County
- Joseph Muthama – Thika, Kiambu County
- Peter Ngugi – Thika, Kiambu County
The function was graced by Mr. George Wanyoike, Welfare Officer, County Government of Kiambu
who applauded the efforts of the course and encouraged the stakeholders to involve the County Government in future undertakings of the kind.
Ms. Daisy Waithera - Disability Officer, National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD)
, Kiambu Regional Office, who also attended the function encouraged members present to assist persons living with disability in the communities that they reside in to register with NCPWD to enable them access other services available to persons living with disability.
Beneficiaries of mobility Carts donated jointly by Mount Kenya University Foundation and Partners for Care wheels off at the presentation ceremony
Mount Kenya University Acting Vice-Chancellor who was at the function accompanied by other member of Staff applauded the partnership between MKU and Partners for Care
and encouraged people to embrace community social responsibility at an individual and institutions levels