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Nairobi Swahili: Learn the Language of East Africa

Master the language of East Africa with personal tutoring from Oloo, a Nairobi Swahili tutor with nine years of experience.

Tutoring Services

I teach all ages and all skill levels with introductory, intermediate and advanced courses. Tutoring is tailored to fit your schedule and you can learn from convenient locations such as your home or office. This is great for short-term visitors or those in transit. I also offer personalized Kiswahili tutoring for children to help them avoid the difficulties of adjusting to a new language at school.

Besides tutoring, I also offer accurate English/Kiswahili translation and editing. I have provided translation for a number of clients including the United States Embassy.

Why Learn Swahili?

Learning Swahili has many benefits; here are just a few.


Here’s what some of Nairobi Swahili’s students have said about their tutoring experience.

I enjoyed learning Kiswahili from Nairobi Swahili. My tutor was patient, gave good examples, and adapted the lesson to suit my needs for the one month I lived and worked in Nairobi. On a tour of the coast, I was able to bargain for paintings up to Kenya shillings 1500 instead of Kenya shillings 3000.Smandych

Before this course, I had no idea what my subordinates said in Kiswahili during meetings or general conversations. Now I can interpret such statements and wayward employees have no chance of taking advantage of me as a foreigner.Agrippa

A picture of Oloo

My name is Oloo

I’m a native Kenyan and have been teaching Swahili in Nairobi for nine years.

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Swahili from Kenyatta University in Nairobi.
I currently work for Nairobi Swahili, a company providing a full range of language services.

My students come from around the world. America, Australia, Ireland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Zimbabwe, India, and the UK are just a few of the home countries of my students.

I am currently teaching 10 watoto (children) and 15 wazee (adults) in both individual and small group settings.

Mission: To offer our learners and clients language training, related services and cultural knowledge, leading to academic excellence, career growth as well as an enriching experience in Kenya.

Vision: To be the most preferred global language services provider.

Our classes and out of class activities are FUN, FLEXIBLE, STEP BY STEP and TAILOR MADE

Schedule a Lesson

Please call or email me to set up a lesson—and start learning Swahili today!


Please call for pricing.

Special rates are available at certain times, so be sure to ask about these when contacting me.