The skies were clear, the sun was bright as blue and red Strathmore Business School branded polo shirts and caps marked the grounds of Muthaiga Golf Club during the 2nd annual Great Africans Golf day on Friday 15th April. It was a day where corporate and individuals came together to support the business school in its fundraising efforts for the SBS Campus, the first Green Business School in Africa valued at KShs 265 million which is set to be completed by the second half of the year.
The golf tournament which coincides with the Strathmore 50th Year celebrations had participating companies that included Chase Bank, TransCentury Limited, Barclays Bank of Kenya, General Motors, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, UAP Insurance, KWAL, Coca cola, Haco Tiger Brands and Centum Investment.
Ongoing fundraising campaigns towards the new green SBS Campus, the first Green Business School in Africa valued at KShs 265 million, have so far yielded KShs 81.5 million with notable corporate sponsors such as TransCentury Limited, Chase Bank, Barclays Bank of Kenya, Corporative Bank of Kenya, Cooper Kenya and AMP 2007 Alumni among others.
UAP insurance through an announcement by UAP Kenyas Managing Director, Mr James Wambugu pledged KShs 6.5 million during the dinner which will go towards a flexi room in the new campus. The campus facility is expected to accommodate up to 800 business executives and has best-practice technological knowledge that has gone to its construction. The features of the building include an indoor waterfall for cooling, glass-roof for sunlight and solar panels to generate energy are few of the advancements that are accredited by the LEED (Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design) certification.
|LONGEST DRIVE LADY||Jane Karuku|
|LONGEST DRIVE MEN||Roger Hulbert|
|NEAREST TO THE PIN||J. Kyungu|
|LADY RUNNER UP||Rose Musua|
|LADY WINNER||Jane Karuku|
|MEN FOURTH||Roger Hulbert|
|MEN THIRD||J. Kyungu|
|MEN RUNNER UP||Frank Matilo|
|MEN WINNER||Steve Njuka|
|OVERALL WINNER||Joyce Gikunda|
|TWO CLUBS||Steve Njukia|