Kenya has as an emerging economy is faced with demographic crisis where we have a high number of trained manpower but few employment opportunities. There is therefore an urgent need for universities to develop programmes geared towards mobilizing community towards alternative employment.
For Kenyan economy to grow and meet the needs for all its manpower, development will have to be encouraged at community level. Hence this programme is geared towards achieving the very same objective especially in the lower Eastern Kenya and upper coast regions. Community Development degree is particularly important at Kibwezi in-order to trigger maximum utilization of natural resources in abundance yet the population suffer from abject poverty. To address this, the community seeks education that equips them with the tools necessary to tackle the challenges of development. A degree in Community Development is designed to fill the knowledge gap and contribute to a developed society.
Admission into the Bachelor of Community Development programme will be subject to the general regulations of Lukenya University. Specifically, those intending to seek admission for the programme will be expected to meet the following criteria: