Cooperation With And Transfer To The Neighbourhood
The school employs a variety of approaches to get the community closer and engaged. These include
Special groups of students are sent to the nearby farmers under the supervision of tutors and community leaders. This gives chance to the students to interact with the community for mutual benefits. This keeps the school relevant and accountable to the community to which it is part.
Organized off station practicals
There are also special organized practicals conducted on selected farms for specific skills development. This exposes students to field challenges and helps to bridge the gap with the community.
There are open days where other schools, farmers and business community come to the Institute to get new technologies employed in Agriculture within the rapidly changing environment.
On the Calendar of the Institute, days are gazetted for the entire Institute (staff and students) to move out to the community for a garbage collection campaign and tree planting in a bid to mitigate the adverse effects of climatic change and environmental degradation.
The School’s Intervention In Prevention And Mitigation Of Hiv/ Aids
In late 1970s and early 1980s the AIDS scourge struck the community a period under which many young and old people succumbed to this pandemic.
Importantly as a farmer is, it is very unfortunate that this was among the most vulnerable victims. Practically, the disease destroyed the foundation of the nation’s existence. This caused among others food insecurity due to death of the productive youth and diversion of other household members to care for the sick.
The school trains orphans to survive and to develop. This has created a lasting impact and redeemed the lost hope and glory among the many orphans.