Islam in Kenya is the second largest religion. Majority of the Muslims reside along the Coastal,
North Eastern Areas and the capital Nairobi. The total population of Kenya is estimated to be over
40 million and increases by 1 million every year.
There was no Mosque in Ngong Road until the late 80′s when the family owning the Adams Arcade
shopping mall built a temporary mosque in a front row plot that measures approximately half an acre
(2000 M ). The area has developed to one of the most prime areas in Nairobi and has witnessed several
mega shopping malls, churches hospitals and NGOs
The land today is worth over USD. 2,000.000.00
Consequently there is recognition that the existing building is too small and no longer
sufficient to meet the needs of the local community. The building can neither meet the demand
for educational classes (Madrassa) nor can it provide the capacities required for prayers and
facilities for services like a washing area (Ghusal Khana), medical facilities and a Da’wa Center.
The proposal is to fully utilize the whole area by developing a modern Mosque and an Islamic Center which
shall comprise of :
1. Underground level ( mainly for parking and prayer area)
2. Ground Floor which will serve as a prayer hall for the male worshipers with a capacity of
1100 male worshipers
3. 1st floor which will serve as an additional prayer area for male worshipers accommodating
900 male worshipers.
4. 2nd floor for 1200 female worshipers
5. 3rd floor will comprise of the library / classrooms including a media center.
There will be also a commercial block which will be used as a medical center and other religious activities
whereby the money realized shall be used for the maintenance of the center.
The building plans for the project have been finalized by and the estimated cost USD. 6.2 Million as per the
The Trustee of the Adams Charitable Trust are well known and respected members of the community