Resident Director (TBA)


Emmanuel Petro Chacha,  Internship Coordinator

Emmanuel Petro Chacha holds a BA in Education, and a MA in Linguistics from the University of Dar es Salaam. Chacha has over twenty years of experience teaching Swahili to foreigners. He taught at the Maryknoll Language School since 1983, tutoring expatriates from various parts of the globe who were assigned to work with local rural communities in Tanzania and Kenya. He also worked for the US Peace Corps volunteers program on part time basis from 2003- 2011. Chacha also has experience working as an English-Swahili translator for Save the Children Zanzibar and other NGOs in Zanzibar.

Chacha has been working and residing in Zanzibar since 2008, when he joined Zanzibar Legal Services Centre as Administration and Finance Officer. He joined the Swahili Flagship team in 2012 as a Program Assistant and Internship Coordinator. He speaks and writes four languages: Kuria, Swahili, English, and French.