One of Kenya’s top learning institutions, Kenyatta University has made a major contribution towards meeting the country’s Vision 2030.The varsity intends to set up a Uni-City along the Thika-Nairobi Highway and the ground breaking is set for August this year.

The project to be done in three phases will see to the construction of a Hyper-Market, retail shops, banks/ATMs, petrol station as well as a car park in the first phase. The second phase will see to the setting up of a convention centre, hotel and recreation park while an office block and apartment block will come in the third phase.

The institution also set up a business innovation and Incubation Centre which is set to be officially opened soon. The Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre was set up in line the country’s Vision 2030 Medium Term Plan (2008/12) as a hallmark of academic excellence and service to humanity.

“The centre will blend academic research and training entrepreneurship as students are mentored to become to become job creators and not job seekers”, says K.U in a statement.

The project was fundamentally based on Kenya’s Economic Recovery Strategy for Wealth and Employment Creation where citizens are urged to be active in job creation for national transformation.

The project run by a team appointed by the university as well as representatives of various partnering organizations has a capacity of 100 innovations.

 

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