Nineteen New Institutions Join KENET Membership

  • Posted on: 18 December 2018
  • By: admin

The KENET Community is experiencing tremendous growth each year due to its dedication in providing ICT-based solutions to education and research institutions. Since January 2018, nineteen (19) new Institutions have joined KENET, increasing the membership tally to 145. These nineteen (19) new members represent Universities and University Colleges (1), TVETs and colleges (8), Government institutions (2), research institutes (3), hospitals and nursing schools (3) and affiliates (2).

The new members include; National Museums of Kenya, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Tourism Research Institute (TRI), Global Programs for Research and Training, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Tunapanda Institute, The Mater Hospital & Nursing School, and Hekima University College. The nine TVETs who joined KENET in 2018 include Kisii National Polytechnic and Meru National Polytechnic. Most of the new institutions are already connected to the KENET network.

Table 1: Membership and Connectivity Status as of November 2018

No.

Membership Categories

Number of Members

Connected Members

1

Universities and University Colleges

69

65

2

TVETs and Colleges

25

24

3

Government Institutions

14

11

4

Research Institutions

20

15

5

Hospitals & Nursing Schools

8

8

6

Affiliates

9

8

 

Total

145

131