Egerton University has received a boost of Ksh.2 Million from Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), towards its kitty of environmental conservation.
This was announced yesterday during the Launch of Mau-Egerton cross-country at the ARC Hotel. The cross-country shall be held in February 25,2023.
"I am happy to receive this cheque from our partner and this is a testament that the University is committed and working with stakeholders to improve the human habitat," the Vice-chancellor Prof. Isaac Kibwage spoke.
World renown International Athlete Faith Chepkeng'etich, the University’s ‘Run for Mau’ cross country brand ambassador said: " I am proud to be associated with Egerton University. They have supported me in my career as a sports person and they have never stopped walking with me. Let's work together to improve the University and the environment we live in."
Together with Run for Mau brand ambassador Faith Chepng’etich, Vice Chancellor Prof. Isaac Kibwage led the partners and stakeholders in planting trees outside the University Senior Common room, to mark the launch of the 8th Edition of the Egerton-Mau cross-country.
The annual sensitization sporting event is done to raise funds and awareness about environmental conservation. This year the cross country will take place on 8th February, 2023.
The guests who came for the only environmental conservation cross country launch dubbed #Mau-Run8thEdition later planted trees across the University to mark the day.
Nakuru County government led CEC in hard of Environment by Dr. Maara donated 2000 seedlings of indigenous trees, among other commitments to collaborate with the University.
Other partners who came are: Narok County government, Bomet County government, Athletics Kenya, Kenya Forests Services among others. A total of Ksh 2.45 million pledged.
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