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This is notably the other major success story of Jamia Mosque Association. The thinking behind the establishment of the institution was to give the Muslim youth an alternative opportunity to acquire technical training and skills within an Islamic environment. The institution was handed over to Jamia by WAMY and began operations under Jamia in June 2005. Since then, it has experienced phenomenal growth.

From an initial student body of 49 students, the institution currently boasts of over 200 students from its January 2006 intake. The demand is ever increasing and with the introduction of other courses, soon the institute will have to relocate too more spacious facilities.

Among the goals of the institution, is to develop a sound strategy which will see the upgrading of JTI, improvement of the quality of services and expansion of the institution; by offering both internationally recognized courses and localized courses which shall be applicable to the local set up and equipping the recipients with skills that will make them useful members of the society.
The aim is to ensure that JTI becomes a major player in offering reasonable and best quality education to the Muslim youth in particular and the Kenyan population in general.

In order to enhance the service delivery of the institute, the Executive has formed the JTI management board.

The board is chaired by Dr. Noor Ali and assisted by Pro Abdul Aziz. Other members of the board include Bro. Abdul Latif Essajee, Abdul Bary Hamid and Bro. Mohamed Shariff. The secretary to the board who is also the principal to the institute is Sis. Fatma Khamis Ali. Also sitting on the board is Bro.Abdalla Athman, the deputy principal, JTI and head of department, Arabic and Islamic studies.

The college consists of 6 full time and 6 part time employees. Some of the courses offered at the college include:

  • Information Technology – foundation Diploma, Computer packages
  • Language courses (Arabic & Sign language)
  • Tailoring and Embroidery
  • Interior Designs
  • Fashion and design
  • Reverts course

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