GMET   

About GMET

The Griffin Memorial Endowment Trust (GMET) is a public charitable trust, registered in Kenya on 12th June 2007 by the Old Starehian Society and the Managing Committee of Starehe Boys’ Centre & School; without any political, religious or racial affiliations. GMET was jointly founded by the Old Starehian Society and the Starehe Boys’ Centre & School Managing Committee. The registered office of the Trust is in Nairobi, Kenya.

The purpose of GMET is to support the sustenance and growth of the Starehe Schools in advancing their primary goal of providing education, character building, health and wellbeing to bright, poor and deserving boys and girls from Kenya. It also seeks to support the students and alumni towards bettering their education, acquisition of skills, health, social-economic welfare and wellbeing.

Our Mission

To mobilize, prudently invest and manage resources to serve the Starehe Schools into perpetuity

Our Vision

A Sustainably Growing Starehe Community Contributing to the Development of Young People of Kenya.

Our Objectives

The primary objects of the Trust are to:

  • Support the sustenance and growth of Starehe Boys’ Centre & School in its primary goal of providing free education, character building, health and wellbeing to bright, poor, deserving students from Kenya
  • Support the current students of Starehe Boys’ Centre towards bettering their education, acquisition of skills, health, social-economic welfare and well being
  • Support the alumni (old-boys) of Starehe Boys’ Centre towards bettering their education, acquisition of skills, health, social economic welfare and well being

The secondary objects of the Trust are to:

  •  Support Starehe Girls’ Centre in advancing its primary goal of providing education, character building, health and well-being to bright, poor and deserving girls from Kenya
  •  Support the current students of Starehe Girls’ Centre in the field of Education, Acquisition of Skills, Advancement of Social health and wellbeing
  • Support the members of the general public in the field of Education, Acquisition of Skills, Advancement of Social health and wellbeing

Our Trustees

1. Joseph M’Limbine Gitonga – Chairman
2. David Mureithi Wachira – Treasurer
3. Tom Kariuki – Secretary
4. Daniels Ochieng Okwaro
5. Abdul Waheed Sheikh
6. Robert Mathu Chege
7. Joseph Kiuna Wainaina

Nature of The Funds

Primary Trust Fund:

  • The principle money or property intended for permanent endowment of which only the profit, rent and income is available to trustees for use towards the objectives of the Trust.

Secondary Trust Fund:

  • The profit, rent and income derived from the Endowment Trust Fund; plus any other funds or property which is not required to be held as a permanent endowment.

Our Beneficiaries

The primary beneficiaries of the Trust are:

  • Starehe Boys’ Centre & School
  • Current Students at Starehe Boys’ Centre
  • Old Boys of Starehe Boys’ Centre & School

The secondary beneficiaries of the Trust are:

  • Starehe Girls’ Centre & School
  • Current Students at Starehe Girls’ Centre
  • Old Girls of Starehe Girls’ Centre & School
  • Poor & Needy Members of the Public

Our Impact

We have disbursed a total of KES 55.5 million to the Starehe Schools in the last three calendar years making us one of the largest sponsors of the schools.

We have grown the Total Trust Fund to KES 225 million. We have set a target to grow the Endowment Trust Fund to KES 2,000,000,000

To contribute towards an endowment, use payment details:

Mpesa Paybill: 717171

Account: File no or Class or Chapter or Name/Group

Our Contact Infomation

Griffin Memorial Endowment Trust
c/o Starehe Boys’ Centre & School,
General Waruinge Street,
P. O. Box 30178 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya.
Telephone: +254 20 2000 153 I +254718134166
Email: secretariat@gmet.co.ke I gmetsecretariat@gmail.com