Thursday 21 September 2023 | 6 Rabi Al Awwal 1445 AH

Sadiq Datoo – Camp Admin

Sadiq was born in London, UK, in 1981. He comes from a family of three, a younger brother and sister. His father Mustafa was born in Zanzibar and his mother was born in Moshi, Tanzania. They migrated to the UK in the early 1970’s. He is married to Shafana Jessa and has 3 young boys.
Sadiq completed his Primary and Secondary education in London and his Islamic studies at Shia Ithna-Asher Madressa (Stanmore) and Hujjat Saturday Workshop (Stanmore). He went on to complete an HND in Computing at Southampton Solent University and a BSc in Internet Computing at The University of Essex.

Since graduating he has founded an IT Consultancy which provided a full range of IT services to Non Profits and SMEs. He has also been responsible for organising many developer and user group conferences for a number of open-source platforms.

Using his experience and knowledge in the IT industry he has assisted the community in implementing systems that allows Dua translations to be displayed, developed the websites of many of our community organisations enabling them to provide live broadcasts online and worked with them to improve their use of technology. Sadiq has worked with CoEJ, The World Federation of KSIMC, Africa Federation and other non profit organisations on their IT projects and mentors other IT professionals providing support to UK based charities.

In 2013 he migrated to Dar es Salaam with his family and joined Dar es Salaam Glass Works, a leading specialist façade contractor in East Africa. He regularly lectures at the Architecture School of Ardhi University and runs specialised professional training for Architects and Consultants in Tanzania.

His Community service started with serving chai and nyaz at Hujjat Stanmore and initiating the broadcasting of the Dua Translations on the screens in the centre as well as the inception of He has taught in and supported in the administration of the Hujjat Sunday Madressa and has been active in a number of community projects.

He has been the Chairman of the Youth Desk at CoEJ from 2006 to 2009 and worked closely with the CoEJ Secretariat on a number of cross board projects. From 2001 – 2009 Sadiq has been a member of the CoEJ Education Board and been involved in the Sweden Summer camp in various capacities, and as the camp administrator from 2008 to 2010,

His service to The World Federation of KSIMC started in 2003 and has worked with the Islamic Education Board and Secretariat on a wide range of projects. For the term 2009 – 2011 he was appointed as the Assistant Secretary General for Marketing and Communications and as the as the Deputy Secretary General for the term 2011 – 2014

After taking a short sabbatical from community work to settle down in Dar es Salaam he has been active as part of the Dar es Salaam Jamaat Census Team and a member of the Africa Federation Census Bureau.

In 2021 he was appointed to lead the Central Board of Education and as a Managing Committee Member of ​​Dar es Salaam Jamaat.