15 inmates yesterday graduated from Kamiti Maximum Prison among them one ex-inmate, and one Kenya Prison staff member and one Uganda Prison Staff member.
They graduated with Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the University of London (UoL) after 5 years of studying.
Spotted in the crowd was Miss Langata Women’s Prison Ruth Kamande clapping as the event went on.
The photos were taken by Michael Khateli. Check them out below.
Kamande was found guilty of murdering her boyfriend Farid Mohammed been sentenced to death by Justice Jessie Lesiit on Thursday 19 July 2018.
The graduation held at Kamiti was in partnership with the University of London.
APP supported the 16 prisoners from Naivasha, Kamiti and Lang’ata women’s prison and one Kenya Prison staff member to study law via their world-class distance learning program.
“The UoL degree is very prestigious, it makes you feel different.
The regional commander of Nyeri was really impressed on learning that I had attained a law degree while in prison.” Francis Munyao, Graduating Student.
Most of the graduating inmates are in Kamiti Maximum prison for life sentences.
The inmates and officers were trained as auxiliary paralegals to offer free quality legal services across eight prisons in Kenya where they can establish permanent prison-based legal aid clinics.