Main Campus-In her final year and looking forward to receiving her diploma in
Public Administration before the year ends, Tanzanian-born Najilah Hemmed
cannot take the lessons learnt from 2020 for granted. Apart from preparing for
the future, she wants an assurance of survival in cases of uncertainties like
has taught Najlah to always plan ahead and stay prepared because it is hard to
tell what Tomorrow carries with itself.
have learnt to think about tomorrow because you can never tell what is likely
a result, she wants to become self-reliant in 2021 upon which she is planning
to start up a Swahili Food restaurant within the university premises. This she
says will be actualized immediately after her Diploma to avoid lack of
concentration on either business or academics.
know starting up a restaurant will at least assure me of financial survival in
future,’’ She declares.
adds that starting a restaurant has been her lifelong dream backed by her
unfound passion for cooking. She also says that the absence of any restaurant
that sells Swahili food at KIU gives her confidence that once she opens one,
many students especially Kenyans, Tanzanians, and Zanzibaris will turn up to
eat her food.
“As a result, the business will
blossom.’’ She notes.
also says that her desire to have the restaurant inside the university premises
is due to the dependable security around.
is confident enough that all students will resume studying normally and enjoy
life like never before once they embrace patience, resilience and the never say
never spirit. She also urges them to trust in God for He is Omnipotent and follow the
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)to stop the spread of Covid-19.