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MUSLIM ASSOCIATION OF KENYATTA UNIVERSITY (MAKU)

Muslim association of Kenyatta University (MAKU) is a registered Muslim association at Kenyatta University. It was formed the year 1981 by the students of Kenyatta University, and then called Kenyatta University College. The association comprises of the Muslim students, the teaching as well as non-teaching staff of this university.

Its role is to coordinate all Muslim students’ welfare and Islamic activities in the campus through correct Islamic knowledge and education, maku provides students with tools they need to develop and maintain students’ Muslim identity in the face of challenges posed by today’s melting-pot.

Over the past few years, the number of Muslim students admitted to the university has increased fairly due to introduction of the self sponsored programme.we have substantive number in the three campuses: Main, Ruiru and Parklands campuses.

OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. To promote understanding of the Islamic faith to (Muslims and non-Muslims).
  2. To strengthen the unity, brotherhood and sisterhood of the Muslims.
  3. To encourage the study of and practice of Islam.
  4. To elucidate some of the misconceptions about Islam.

STRUCTURE OF THE ASSOCIATION
The association has always endeavored to serve the interests of the Muslim community at large. We have been conducting our programme to suit our members as well as the Muslims from our environs.

In its quest to deliver this services, the association is diversely organized into various committees that cater for the needs of our members.
The basic structure is the executive wing then followed by the following committees and departments;

  1. Treasury department
    -finance and investment committee
  2. Da’awa department
    -library department
    -Al-mizan department
    -mosque department
    -welfare department
  3. Alumni department
  4. Ladies wing

OFFICE BEARERS ACADEMIC YEAR 2010\2011

  1. Mahamud AbdiRahman chairman
  2. Musa Yusuf vice-chairman
  3. Rukia Kombo Said chairlady
  4. Salim Gassare sec-Gen
  5. Majda Mohammed Asst.Sec Gen
  6. Dinari HAmisi Karoyo org. sec
  7. Zyaad Aboud Said asst.org.sec
  8. Aisha Nazir treasurer
  9. Abdirahman Maalim asst.treasurer
  10. Maalim Goso Mohammed da’awa coordinator
  11. Amina Hassan Adan asst.da’awa coordinator
  12. Iman Omar Chief Librarian
  13. Khadija Abdallah asst.librarian
  14. Issa Is-haq student imam
  15. Mohamed Jaka chief editor
  16. Yahya Ahmed Huka Public relations officer
  17. Mohammed Munga Sports co-ordinator
  18. Yusuf Mohammed Bash Ruiru Male rep’
  19. Rahma Sanbur Ruiru Female Representative
  20. Hussein Mohammed Kitui Representative

ACTIVITIES

  • Thursdays gathering
  • Rallies/workshop/sports day
  • Outreach programme-children fund
  • Da’awa programme
  • Inter-faith dialogue
  • Ramadhan and eid programmes

FACILITIES

  1. MAKU office
  2. Library
  3. Various prayer rooms
  4. Mosque site-construction has just began.

OFFICE OF THE UNIVERSITY IMAM

University has imam: sheikh abdallah kheir.the office coordinates all Muslims students welfare matters on the campus and conducts the counselling

PATRON
The association has also patron. The patron is Dr.ahmed shakil.lecturer at sociology department

CONTACTS

  • Mahamud AbdiRahman (chairman) -0726640848
  • Salim Gassare Sudi(Sec.Gen) -0712142774
  • Sheikh Abdallah Kheir (Uni. Imam) -0722861138
  • Dr.Ahmed Shakil (Patron) -0733779500

E-MAIL [email protected]

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