Makindu institute of technology (MIT) is situated along Mombasa- Nairobi Highway in Makindu town and about 3 km from the highway. 

 The institute is a post secondary technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurial training (TIVET) institution and is a direct outgrowth of the increasing demand for technical manpower attendant to vision 2030. The main purpose of MIT is to produce mid-level technicians and technologists who can devote themselves to a national development through the dissemination of technical knowledge in every field of society. The specialized courses offered here are on full time and part-time modes facilitated through our three key departments providing practical instruction in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business and Developmental Studies and Information Communication Technology.