WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
KIU provides Swahili language training, cultural training, translation / interpretation services and educational material to help people get the most out of their stay in the land of a thousand KARIBU! (welcome).
We are working with everyone! We work with people from a wide range of backgrounds – from tourists to NGOs and from employees of foreign companies to Missionaries and students.
Kiswahili na Utamaduni (KIU) is a company based in Dar es salaam, was established in 1985 under Tanzanian laws of company main aim is to provide Swahili language training, cultural training, Translation/interpretation and education material to help people to get the most of their stay in the land of a thousand welcome(Karibu)
Communicating in a foreign language is a challenge for people engaged in development work in East Africa. During the last 30 years, KIU has developed extensive expertise in enabling expatriates to improve their language skills. As a result, our training has gained a very strong reputation in Tanzania,
A wide variety of pedagogical methods: from Grammar based to communicative and Competency based approach through textbooks, audio-visual aids such as videos CD and DVD, tapes, and pictures, language games and role-plays which make the lessons varied and very functional.