Ford college community challenge is an educational program by the Ford Motor company. The program promotes development of innovative solutions amongst university students to promote and address critical needs in their local communities.
The program has collaborated with various universities in Kenya in promotion of the critical needs. Institutions in the country have taken the initiative positively and some of them are already engrossed in the projects.
Students from Egerton University designed and developed an app that connects job-seeking women with potential employers.
At Kenyatta university, students have come up with an innovative wastewater management and recycling systems to ensure clean and affordable water. Those from Moi university have come up with a project of using glass and plastic waste to make a wide range of products.
The program has assisted the students in being innovative.