Directorate of Resource Mobilization and Investment

   Sophia Muchiri, 
   Director, Resource Mobilization and Investment






The Directorate of Resource Mobilization and Investment is established by Laikipia University Statutes. As per the LU statutes (2019), the Directorate has the following mandate:

  • Develop, implement and monitor fundraising strategies
  • Engage county and national governments, companies, trusts, partners/donors, banks and foundations within Kenya and abroad to raise funds;
  • Coordinate University endowment fund;
  • Ensure preparation of periodic updates and reports on the Directorate to the Vice-Chancellor and partners as need be;
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals for corporate and other funding agencies;
  • Organize fundraising events for partnership building between implementers and potential partners;
  • Manage and optimize returns from Income Generating Units (IGUs);
  • Identify, recommend and implement means to grow the Endowment Fund;
  • Identify, recommend and implement means to attract funds through strategic collaborations, linkages, partnerships and networks;
  • Coordinate capacity building for raising funds through research, innovation projects and consultancies; and
  • Undertake such other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

Office Staff

The Directorate is headed by a Director assisted by an Assistant Registrar. Other officers are an accountant and the in charge of water bottling plant.


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