JiT is one of the institutes at JU, the birthplace of the Communiity Based Education in the history of public higher education in Ethiopia
The DTTP Program
Community Service at JiT
Jimma Institute of Technology is extensively involved in various community service activities such as constructing micro-hydrop power plants, rehabilitating educational centers, constructing roads giving and other similar services.
Micro hydro power is types of hydro electric power, micro hydro power is the best renewable energy constructed from water flowing your property that typically produces from 5kw to 100kw of electricity using the natural flow of water, Jimma Institute of Technology is constracted 3 Micro hydro power around jimma zone
Toli Kerso Kebele, Kersa Woreda 15kw
Leku Shebe Sonebo werda 20kw
Gera Dusta upgrading 7kw
Basic Services to the Community
At Hawwi Gudina primary school 120 students served by this water supply.3/4 inch pipe is installed from sub branch distribution lines the total length of pipe is 170 from sun branch up to school compound. The installation process carried out 80cmunder road and 50cm out of road. The fund has been come both from school of committee and society.
Ethiopian electric corporation has estimated total cost of 110,707.61 ETB for 20 residents out of 46 residents considering availably power nearby. According to the above estimation 20 customers paid in Ethiopian electric corporation account number.