Samara University Community Service Directorate mainly focuses on
the following activities.

  • Community Engagement Service
  • Consultancy Service 
  • Training Service
  • Outreach Program


Samara University Community Service Directorate aspires to be an
office where community based gaps/problems are identified, engaged
and alleviated


Samara University Community Service Directorate is dedicated to
identify community prone areas and come-up with different scientific
solutions so that the community will surpass socially, culturally,
economically and scientifically


  • To implement community service priority areas in line with the region’s in particular and the country’s in general development policies and strategies.
  • To set guidelines to prioritize, formulate and implement community development projects targeted at bringing solutions for major constraints of development in the region.
  • To build the capacity of colleges/schools so as to conduct community service projects; and to engage in community based activities and consultancy services.
  • To ensure the transfer and dissemination of research outputs to end users

Roles and Responsibilities of Samara University Community
Service Directorate:

  • Assess and identify community service thematic areas based on local and national priorities and update these overtimes in consultation with Research and Community Service vice-president in particular and Samara university higher administrative officials in general.
  • Develop working documents, and guidelines/standards appropriate for community service implementation
  • Coordinate all community services organized at the university level.
  • Promotes university’s (strategic goal, mission, vision) plan implementation and achievements through community service/ programs.
  • Support and follow up community service providers under College and Schools and Community service provision centers like free legal aid centers, etc. of the university.
  • Ensure that the communities are primary beneficiaries of the planned and executed community services.
  • Organize workshops, forums, symposia, exhibitions & consultative meetings, related to community service issues.
  • Coordinate and create conducive environment for community service provision.
  • Build institutional capacity for productive and sustainable community service delivery.
  • Aid necessary materials, financial and institutional conditions for planning and implementing community service.
  • Establish frequent and ongoing contact with academic staff and students to enhance their community engagement.
  • Prepare and facilitate short term trainings for the staff under his/her supervision, and provide feedback.
  • Represent the university, document, report and communicate on matters related community service to concerned internal and external bodies.
  • Collect feedback from communities, customers and other stakeholders to review and update community service activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate processes and outcomes of community services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Research and Community Service vice-President.
Name of the Directorate of the OfficeMohammed Ahmed Yassin
Contact No.+251-927-417-796
Name of the Secretary of the OfficeAsenika Abinew  
Contact. No. Secretary+251-963-565-595 Secretary   
S. NoName of the Key Persons in the OfficeContact
2Mahammedkahzal Mahammedabrari +251-911-049-294