Mount Kenya University has a vibrant Corporate Social Responsibility policy that forms one arm of the tripartite focus areas of the institution - the other two being teaching and research. Every academic year, the university’s management, staff and students contribute to the welfare of the community, both in cash and kind.
MKU vice chancellor Prof.Stanley Waudo "Kenyan youth should be encouraged and supported to start their own income generating initiatives instead of waiting for the elusive employment "
The University has its' own corporate social responsibility programs and also supports request from community, indivuduals or organisations towards a certain call.
Below are some corporate social responsibilities / community outreach programs which the University has or still is engaging in: