Children Reading Tent sponsored by KeMU Library

The Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) Library in conjunction with the Kenya National Library Services (knls), Meru Branch held a Children’s Reading Tent (CRT). KeMU sponsored the event as part of their Community Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. Children reading tent activity held at KeMU GroundsThe purpose of the CRT was to develop, inculcate, encourage, and sustain a desire, habit and culture for lifelong reading in children. The event was held on 24th May 2013 at KeMU Main campus compound from 9.00am to 4.00pm. Guided by the theme “Reading is knowing” “Kusoma ni Kujua”, the event brought together 198 pupils all drawn from 8 primary schools from Meru Municipality.

The specific target groups were pupils from standard two to four. The event also brought together 24 teachers, 2 head teachers, one representative from District Education Office, one officer from NIC bank, KeMU students and 10 librarians from both KeMU and knls. children reciting a poemThe CRT activities included: Reading Activity, dictation, Insha, composition, Poem, Shairi, Mchongoano, Creative Drawing and Team building activities