Resource Mobilization, Projects and Partnership
The Resource Mobilization, Projects and Partnership Directorate prepares proposals for raising resources for various operations and projects deemed necessary by the University.
The Director oversees and coordinates the Projects under implementation as stipulated in the University’s strategic plan.
The director’s role includes: diversification of income generating activities, overseeing, coordinating and fundraising for University projects, strengthening University partnerships and developing and enhancing alumni relations.
On 21st January 2020, the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Laban Ayiro led the University community in the commissioning of the new borehole at the Main Campus, Athi River. The borehole, which cost Ksh1.7 million for both drilling and reticulation, yields up to 276,000 cubic meters of water per day, which is 50% more than the required. Has been revived.
The Vice-chancellor’s livestock project began in January 2020 with the purchase of 54 female goats, 23 male goats and five cows. The herd was acquired from Kitui at a cost of kes.400, 000. Already the flock has increased by 12 kids, and five more are expectant.
The perimeter wall construction is underway and the work has progressed significantly with about 85% of the work on Phase one, completed. The project is estimated to cost kes.47M and Daystar US is working to raise the funds. Construction of Phase 11 will follow after the completion of phase 1.
Construction work for the student gym at the Main Campus, Athi River is 95% complete. Pending work is fixing of the windows and doors, painting and electrical fittings. The estimated cost for the construction is Kes.8M. Equipment for the whole gym has been donated through the Daystar Us office, and is ready for shipment.
The beautification project of the Main campus has seen approximately 7, 000 trees planted on the expansive 300-acrage Athi River campus. That tree planting ceremony was part of the New Dawn initiative meant to put Daystar University on a path to healing and to realign the University with its Mission and Vision.
At the proposed Chapel construction site on the rock, the guests, both ordained clergy prayed for the successful construction of the 350 million project.