The Mount Kenya University Main Campus Peace Ambassadors Kenya chapters emerged the best during the 2nd March this year. Eva Chebet emerged the best peace mobilize 2013-2014. In addition, Derrick Thuri and Magdaline Jeruto scored top as Mr. and Miss PAK respectively. The trophy was awarded by the National Secretariat. Later, there was a celebration of presentation of the trophy at the main campus.
Peace Ambassadors Kenya (PAK) national youth’s initiative is a brainchild of youths drawn from institutions of higher learning and the Kenya Administration Police Service with the commitment of national peace agenda.
Currently, PAK institutional chapters exist in over 30 institutions of higher learning across the country. The youths involve themselves in peace related activities like peace walks, peace forums and conferences, environmental and health promotion activities, HIV and AIDS, crime and drug abuse prevention campaigns.
The MKU administration has been in the forefront in registration of PAK Chapters at the MKU main campus and its campuses at Nkubu, Eldoret and Kitale. The plans to establish the chapters at the other campuses are underway.
The MKU PAK chapter has so far engaged itself in a peace walk from Maralal to Baragoi, established an initiative dabbed ‘dress a Samburu Child’ and many other corporate social responsibilities across the country.
The MKU PAK is preparing for a grand youth exchange project to Rwanda in the coming April 4th and 8th this year dabbed ‘Learning Journey to Rwanda to Engage, Expose and Empower Kenya youths’.The aim is to help young adults embark on a journey of personal growth through an intercultural learning experience. The project shall involve over 60 students, 40% from MKU and the rest from other institutions.
MKU PAK remains top and is committed to scale the heights of Peace, even in the coming years.