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Language Learning: Swahili

A resources guide for KiSwahili learners.

List of Community Sources

Community Resources

Here is a list of community organizations or religious institutions or business establishments where Kiswahili language learner/s can meet native speakers as well as learn more about Swahili culture. Note that efforts have been made to include all community resources. However, the list is not exclusive, there might be other resources which we are not aware of.

Karibu Restaurant

10 Crescent St, Waltham, MA 02453; Tel. (781) 899-7444


Kenyan Catholic Community

c/o Sacred Heart Parish
386 Hancock Street
North Quincy, MA 02171


Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses - Swhaili Bible Study

220 North Rd,
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 256-9903



St. Peters Anglican Church of Uganda, Boston

129 Lexington Street, Belmont MA 02478; Tel: 617-932-1646;


Swahili language program @ The Boston language Institute

648 Beacon Street (Kenmore Square), Boston, MA 02215
617-262-3500 phone; 617-262-3595 fax;

Swahili Worship Service - Freedom Hill Community Church
77 Kennedy Drive
Malden, MA 02148


Swahili Club of Wellesley College

c/o Africana Department, Wellesley College 106 Central Street – Wellesley, MA 02481 (781) 283-1000


Ugandan Catholic Community in the Archdiocese of Boston
133 School St.; Waltham, MA 02452 ; Tel: 1-781-891-1730; 


Ugandan Diaspora News Online

Tel: 978-235-2459;