Impact Stories

Nicodemus Kilunda joins other members of the University community to develop a Disability Policy at USIU-Africa

Nicodemus Kilunda, a Sophomore in the Chandaria School of Business and a beneficiary of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at USIU-Africa was among the selected stakeholders who took part in the development of USIU-Africa’s Disability Policy.

The Disability Policy will work towards ensuring an inclusive environment and quality provisions for Persons with Disabilities, and other Special Needs (PWD’s & SN) which will ensure the university progressively makes adjustments and accommodations for PWDs and ensure students access quality education and services across the campus setting.

The Taskforce Committee comprised 11 of members drawn from across different members of the university community including Faculty, Staff and Students and were tasked with the responsibility to propose recommendations for amendments to ensure inclusion and compliance.

Hezborn Muiru to represent USIU-Africa in the Blind Football Championships 2022 in Morocco

Hezborn Muiru recently participated in the National Trials for the visually impaired for the national football team organized by the Kenya Sports Association and was selected to join the team as a striker.

The team will represent Kenya in Rabat, Morocco from September 14-26. The event was graced by long distance runner and 5,000 & 10,000-meters champion and Paralympian, Mr. Henry Wanyoike, who supported the players during the selection.

Hezborn joined the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at USIU-Africa in September 2021 and is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations. He expressed his joy at landing the once in a lifetime opportunity, stating: “This is a dream come true for me. I love football and I get to play my favorite sport.”

We wish Hezborn all the best as he flies the Kenyan and USIU-Africa flags high.

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