On 28th April 2016, Kabarak University Vice-Chancellor wrote a Mess Memo to students, stating their hospitality and welfare in Campus. Prof Rev Jones Kaleli the Vice-Chancellor said their commitment is to ensure that students become Men and Women of noble character in service to humanity and to God during and after University studies.
Prof. Jones Kaleli wrote that their concern as the management board is the growing number of students failing to utilize their catering account is the most convenient way of ensuring that one is free from feeding worries while in campus. Where they even introduced an alternative way of securing students pocket money. They established a KCB master card system.
“The KCB master cards system of late is not been used in a properly. Currently, we have now installed a robust pay as you Eat system that I urge Parents, Guardians and Sponsors to utilize and ensure that catering money is deposited in the respective bank accounts,” said Prof Rev Jones Kaleli.
Kabarak Management Board has considered an emerging trend where students extremely save a lot of their pocket money at the cost of their hygiene and health.
“As you may be aware, and as various studies approved by many scientific scholars shows, sound nutrition translates into good academic performance for a student. It has been decided that the University introduces a mandatory breakfast charge for students residing in University hostels,”Management board.
Students using the university hostels will be required to pay a non refundable catering fee of Kenya shillings 10,500 for a set breakfast. With effect as from May-September 2016 semester.
“We encourage other non residential students to join this programme since it will ensure a balanced meal every morning for a vibrant students in campus. Students will continue to swipe for lunch and dinner according to their choice and preferences in our most diverse, hygienic and affordable menu at Zarepath Dining Hall,” from the VC.