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President's Award Scheme DeKUT Unit Report on Nyeri Town Cleanup Community Service.

The  President’s  Award  community  service  section   aims   at  learning  how  to  give   useful  service  to  others. 

 On  this  particular  note,  the President’s  Award  Dedan KimaStudents at cleanup exercisethi  University  Of  Technology  in  conjunction  with  the   St.  John  Ambulance -DeKUT  unit,  undertook  a  cleanup  in  Nyeri  Town  on  Saturday,13th  February 2016  starting  9.30 am to  1.00  pm.  The   activity  was  under  the  supervision  of  the  County Government Sanitation  department,  headed  by  Mr. Edward  and  also  Mr.  Juma.  During  this  activity  we  were  joined  by  our  Assistant  Patron,  Mr.  Bernard Hinga.

 

 

 

The  cleanup  exercise commenced   at  the  Kamukunji  Stadium  where  the  Sanitation  Department  is  located . We were divided into five groups. Group 1 to 3 covered Route A starting Kimathi Stadium-Provincial General Hospital-Asian Quarters while Group 4 to 5 covered Route B starting, Kimathi Stadium-YMCA Nyeri-National Oil-Asian Quarters.

Cleanup exercise 2We  were  provided  with  gloves  and  plastic  bags  by  the  County  Government. The County Government refuse trucks accompanied us on both routes for purposes of emptying our refuse which would be ferried to the Nyeri Dumpsite at Asian Quarters.  The peak of the event was at the Nyeri Dumpsite at Asian Quarters.

 

 

 

 

 

Before closure of   business for the day, Mr.  Edward gave an assessment of the day’s activity. He  was  delighted  to  host  the  students  in  participation  of  clean  up exercise .He however sighted the challenges that the County Government is experiencing in regard to waste management and urged  students  to  maintain  our  environment  and  also  come  up  with  ways  of  recycling  of  waste.  Our Assistant Patron Mr.  Bernard  Hinga   was  delighted  to  be  part  of  the  cleanup exercise .He  also  appreciated  members  of  staff  who  had  joined  us  in  the  activity,  who  included   the  University  Security  Officer  Mr. Steve a member of St. John Ambulance.

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