The World Day of Remembrance

Laikipia University Joins the Rest of The World in Observing “The World Day of Remembrance” On 21st November, 2021

The University through the Directorate of Planning and Performance Management joined the rest of the world in observing the World Day of Remembrance of Road Crash Victims 2021”.  The theme of the Day was “Act for Low Speed/Act for Low-Speed Streets” and the Slogan being “Remember Support Act” The Director, Planning and Performance Management led a Team that comprised members of the Laikipia University Road Safety, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, HIVAIDS Prevention, Disability Mainstreaming and National Cohesion and National Values Committees and Medical Department of the University in observing the Day. The Team attended the Sunday Service at St. Teresa of Avilla- Cherika.

The Director led the congregation in observing one minute of silence and lighting of candles in remembrance of Road Crash Victims. He emphasized on the need of having a healthy and cohesive society. The service had an attendance of approximately 706 congregants including students, staff and members of the community. The Team later went on community outreach as part of the University’s Social Corporate Responsibility (CSR) to sensitize the members of the community on Road Safety, Alcohol and Drug Prevention, HIVAIDS Prevention, Disability Mainstreaming, National Cohesion and National Values.

The Team also distributed fliers on the same thematic areas, distributed over six hundred (600) condoms and over fifty (50) copies on Disability Mainstreaming registration forms to members of the community in Cherika and Karuga Centres. The ‘Bodaboda’ Riders, Road users on Nakuru-Nyahururu Highway and members of the community were very appreciative of the engagement and looked forward to more CSR activities from the University.

 

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