• Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science
    and Technology (JOOUST)

    Kenya | In action since 2016

Project Highlights:

Team Profile:

Students involved
120

Past WC appearances
0

Faculty advisor(s):
Mrs. Merrilyn Chizanga Kiaka

Our proudest moment of the past year:
“Winning $1,000USD Ford C3 Grant!”

Biggest challenge from the past year:
“Gathering the entire team during long holidays to keep our project going. The university provided accommodation and meals during the time to help us carry out our activities effectively.”

Team described in one word:
Passionate.

Get to Know Us:

For Shirley, the best moment during her first year on her Enactus team has been being a presenter during the National Competition that led to their victory. She joined the team after being interested in one of the activities organized by a club she was involved in and from that, she knew Enactus was right for her. Shirley is an education arts major set to graduate in 2020. At her first Enactus World Cup, she is looking forward to new ideas, exposure, skills and fresh energy to be able to come back and address various challenges her country is facing.

 

More about Shirley:

  • What I’m reading: “Born to Win” by Dr. David Oyedepo
  • Theme song: “Chosen Generation” by Sinach
  • Who inspires me: “My mother, Jacquelyn”
  • Enactus in one word: Innovative.
  • Best Enactus moment: “Winning Enactus National Competition 2018.”
  • In five years, I will be… “establishing a children’s home for young children in need where they will be taught innovative ways to help in their communities.”

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Ibrahim is a renewable energy major scheduled to graduate December of 2020. His participation in community outreaches led him to get involved with his Enactus team on campus. “I have been able to reach out to a greater part of the community and impact lives because of the drive and energy I put into everything I do.” At Enactus World Cup, Ibrahim is looking ahead to gaining new ideas and creating long lasting networks within the Enactus community.

 

More about Ibrahim:

  • What I’m reading: “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki
  • Theme song: “A Shadow in Your Light” by Lenny Leblanc
  • Who inspires me: Ben Carson
  • Enactus in one word: Transforming.
  • Best Enactus moment: “Winning the National Competition.”
  • In five years, I will be… “running my own construction and energy company.”

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