IU Student Receives President's Award


The 2012 President's Awards Kenyan chapter was held on Friday, October 12, 2012 at State House Gardens.

Among those awarded at the event which was graced by His Excellency the President Hon. Mwai Kibaki was Martin Maina Waithumbi a Bachelor of Information Science student at Inoorero University.

Waithumbi first joined the program in 2006 while still in high school and has successfully completed the bronze, silver and gold levels to receive the Gold Award Certificate which was presented by President Kibaki.

He is also the current Inoorero University Student Association (IUSA) Sports Secretary.

PA-K is an exciting self-development programme available to all young people countrywide equipping the youth with positive life skills to make a difference for themselves, their communities, country and the world.

At the moment IU has six students enrolled in the programme which has the service, skills, adventurous journey, physical recreation and residential project sections balanced for personal development.

The award was launched in 1966 by the Founding Father of the nation, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta with over 40000 young people participating in over 750 schools, Universities, Middle level Colleges, Youth groups, rehabilitation centres and open Award centres across the country.

IU Vice Chancellor Prof. Henry Thairu was represented by Registrar, Academic, Research and Student Affairs, Muthoni Gathecha.