On 29th April 2015 the Ambassador of Kenya to Ireland H. E. Mr. Richard Opembe made a visit to the Institute of Technology (IT) Tallaght, Harambee Education Programme. The purpose of the visit was to meet with students and staff members of the committee of Harambee Society and Harambee Education Fund. TheHarambee Education Fund is an entirely voluntary initiative of students and staff of the IT Tallaght providing secondary education scholarships to children living in needy conditions in Mukuru, Kenya.
During his visit the Ambassador expressed on his behalf and that of the Government and people of Kenya gratitude to the institution, its management team, students, and contributors to the Harambee Education Programme, Mr. Brian Maccormaic and Mr. Martin Nolan for the work they are all doing in Kenya and at theIT Tallaght.
He assured them of his desired commitment to continue working with them in order to grow the Harambee Education Programme to ever greater heights and benefit even more Kenyans and Irelands’ many interested parties. He noted that he has seen encouraging contributions that young women and men can make towards changing the lives of so many in ways that set the future into their own hands. He assured them of his support during his tenure here in Ireland and hoped to make a positive difference.
During the visit H. E. Ambassador Opembe was accompanied by his wife Mrs Suzanne Wanjiro Gachukia-Opembe.