Gīkūyū Documentation Centre

The Gīkūyū Documentation Centre is a Library, Archive, and Museum specializing in not just the archival material history of the Gīkūyū people of Central Kenya, but especially in exploring how the traditional knowledge finds relevance and place in today’s world. The GĪkūyū Centre for Cultural Studies Blog is its main forum of expression.

The Gīkūyū Documentation Centre is housed by the Francis Mwangi Memorial Library, a Community Library in honor of the late Mwalimu Francis Mwangi Gathondu of Gakindu Mūkūrwe-inī, Nyeri. Mwalimu Francis’ book collection throughout his service as a Schoolmaster forms the foundation of the Library. The Library is located about one and a half km from Gakindu.

The Library is open to local children every Saturday from 2 pm to 5 pm. Story telling sessions for the children are also held at the same time.

Those interested in further discussions relating to this blog are invited to make a visit to the Documentation Centre for interactive sessions with Mūkūyū.  Kindly notify Admin of your intention to visit. Some of the hard copy books are worth the visit.

For further information on how to contribute books, funds, material, articles and ideas kindly contact Mukuyu.

The Gīkūyū Catalogue is available as a document HERE

Some of the book covers can be seen HERE

E-mail: muiniwagicandi@gmail.com
Tel: +254 792 001025