The aim of this Community Services Directorate is to maintain and enhance one of the University's objectives - serving the community - by being significant contributor of intellectual, educational, cultural and other services.
Ever since the Directorate was formed, it has been carrying out a number of activities in various aspects of its programs. Recently, it has tremendously expanded its outreach in terms of teaching and other community services. These include:
🖝 The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education program has been given to 365 secondary and preparatory students selected from the Ethiopian Somali Regional State (ESRS).
🖝 More than 70,000 reference books were donated to various preparatory and secondary schools of ESRS.
🖝 Full-fledged libraries have been established for three preparatory and secondary schools.
🖝 Technical drawing training was given to 1280 students from Jigjiga Preparatory and Senior Secondary School.
🖝 Free legal aid services have been given to more than 72 individuals.
🖝 Veterinary health care services were given to more than 19, 386 livestock in the drought affected areas of the ESRS.
🖝 Complete library equipments and chemicals have been donated to Bursaredo Health Center in Addadle Wereda of Shabelle Zone.
🖝 20 households have been benefited from the distributed modern beehives in their respective localities.
Community Service Directorate
JJU Community Service reaches the pastoralists in need: Primary veterinary health services - vaccination and treatment - provision for draught affected animals, Dolo Zone
JJU engages in providing modern beehives to the local agro-pastoralists
The University also provides laboratory equipments for local health centers: Laboratory equipments donation to Bursaredo Qebelle Health Center
Reaching the local secondary schools: Dr. Abdulaziz Ibrahim (Right), JJU President handing laboratory equipments to Mr. Ibrahim Mehad (Left), ESRS Education Bureau Head