Keri comprises of a study centre and a residence. The study centre has over 20 years offering formative programs to female students at university and college level. These programs include leadership sessions, study seminars and workshops, community outreach, personality development sessions, professional clubs, spiritual activities, camping & other fun activities etc.

The Residence section of Keri was opened in 2004. Situated next to Strathmore University, Keri Residence distinguishes itself by its academic and familial environment. We aim to offer accommodation in an academic, cultural, and social environment where students can mature in all aspects of their capacities.

Both Keri Study Centre and Keri Residence are open to people from all walks of life. Keri was founded with and upholds a Catholic ethos, and expects all who participate in its activities or come to live at the Residence, to strive to behave in a dignified, responsible way and to respect this ethos. The doctrinal and spiritual formation given at Keri is entrusted to Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church.


Inspiring women, impacting generations. Keri inspires women to be leaders of integrity while encouraging them to discover new perspectives on work and life that bring fulfillment and freedom. Keri believes that women play an integral role in shaping the family, workplace, nation, and the world. We thus aim to inspire women to develop personally, professionally, socially, and spiritually.


Keri envisions girls who are excellent students, confident, excited about their futures, and able to build healthy relationships with family, friends, and colleagues. We imagine workplaces where women positively shape discourse, policy initiatives and discover just solutions for the challenges of our time. We embrace a vision of society in which women flourish and are protagonists in shaping culture in all the places where they live and work.  


Opus Dei – Latin for Work of God – is an organization (a personal prelature) of the Catholic Church which helps ordinary women and men strive for holiness in their ordinary lives, through their work and family life. It was founded in 1928 by St. Josemaría Escrivá, a Spanish priest who was canonized (i.e., proclaimed a saint) by Pope John Paul II in 2002.

The faithful of Opus Dei come from all social classes and conditions and include young and old, married, and single, male and female, rich and poor, laypeople and priests. Most members are married and live with their families. All members lead ordinary working lives. Hence, their only common feature is the Catholic faith they share and their desire to strive for holiness in and through daily affairs. The founder, St. Josemaría, often spoke of the greatness of ordinary life, meaning, people can find God and become holy, by striving to carry out their everyday activities to the best of their ability and for the love of God.

Opus Dei supports its members and interested non-members by spiritual formation and guidance, helping them to strive for holiness and carry a Christian atmosphere and Christian evangelization wherever they are. Members of Opus Dei, in collaboration with other people of goodwill, can set up social and educational undertakings in the countries where they live. Such undertakings include study centres and student residences like Keri, schools and universities, medical centers and hospitals, children’s’ clubs, farming schools etc. In East Africa, there are Opus Dei centers in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kampala and Entebbe.