Old Starehe Society

  • The Old Starehian Society is a non-political and non-profit organisation registered by the Registrar of Societies and operates under the Societies Act (Cap. 108). OSS brings together over 15,000 alumni of Starehe Girls’ Centre and Starehe Boys’ Centre and other stakeholders to network, uplift each other, support the Starehe Schools and transform the society we live in.

Mission and Vision

Our Vision

  • A Starehe fraternity leading and transforming society.

Our Mission

  • To strengthen OSS to serve its members, the Starehe Schools and alumni and to make a clear contribution to transforming the society we live in.

Values and Objectives

Our Values

  • Leading by example

  • Engagement and contribution

  • Private candour, respect and public honour

  • Personal responsibility and accountability

  • Continuous learning and improvement

Our Objectives

  • To foster links and fellowship between the alumni, and the staff (past and present) of the Starehe Schools, which comprise Starehe Boys’ Centre, Starehe Girls' Centre, and any other institution which may be classified as a Starehe School in future;

  • To encourage and assist the Starehe Schools in every way possible, including but not limited to engagement and support in the governance of the schools, mobilizing funds and relationships, and to support the current pupils of the Starehe Schools in every way possible;

  • To make provision for bursaries and/or scholarships, loans, mentoring and any other support that the alumni may require from time to time to continue with their education or to engage in enterprise;

  • To raise funds through all legal means which include but are not limited to donations, contributions, corporate sponsorships and investments to support the objectives of the Society;

  • To carry out any activity that strengthens the Society, serves its members, the Starehe Schools and alumni, and that supports alumni to contribute to social and economic transformation

New or Blog

  • OSS new and blog

Alumni of the month
alumni of the month

Criteria For Alumnus/Alumna of The Month

We are excited to bring to you a new feature on our website ‘Alumnus/Alumna of the Month.’ This feature is aimed at recognizing and celebrating Starehe alumni who have made outstanding contributions in the community, to the Starehe Institutions or in their professional fields.

There are four criteria under which alumni can be nominated for this feature:

Exceptional contribution in their professional field

For one to be nominated through this category, they must have excelled in their field to the point of getting recognition from their industry, nationally or internally.

Outstanding contribution to the community

For a candidate to qualify to be featured through this category, they must have made exceptional contribution to the local, national or international community through professional, voluntary or charitable activities, and/or demonstrated outstanding leadership.

Outstanding contribution to the Starehe Institutions/fraternity

In order to be eligible for consideration through this criteria, one must have made a contribution to any of the Starehe Institutions (SBC, SGC, OSS, GMET) in a way that significantly improves how they operate.

Involved in a unique and interesting initiative

Alumni who are doing unique and exciting things can be nominated as alumnus of the month to share the unique experiences with fellow alumni and the rest of the world.

Do you know someone who should be an Alumnus/Alumna of the Month? If so, please send an email to and include their name, file number and your reasons for nominating them for alumnus of the month.

Be on the lookout for the first alumnus/alumna of the month and visit the OSS website regularly to see who has been featured.