The Margaret Thatcher Library at Moi University. Standing tall at Moi University’s main campus in Eldoret is the Margaret Thatcher Library, arguably one of the biggest libraries in the East African region that shows deep relations between Kenya and the United Kingdom. Triad not only designed, but also managed the total furnishing, equipping and stocking of the facility. The firm had been commissioned to carry out feasibility studies of constructing university libraries in Kenya and it was then after successful negotiations with the Kenyan and British government that the process of developing the library facility began. It was completed in 1999
The modern library is named after the first female British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. In 1988, then premier Thatcher, in a State visit together with the late Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi, toured the institution. President Moi requested the British PM to assist in the construction of a library that would live many generations to come. Besides the collections of books, the library also hosts a cultural centre, home to some of the rarest collection of artifacts from all over the country such as gourds and traditional attire.
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