About the Kamba language


Also known as Kikamba, Akamba or Kekamba, Kamba is a Bantu language that is spoken by the Kamba people of Kenya.

Kamba has four dialects namely Masaku, South Kitui, North Kitui, Mumoni. It has lexical similarities to other Bantu languages such as Kikuyu, Meru and Embu.

It is spoken by close to 5 million people in Kajiado, Kitui, Machakos, and Makueni counties; Taita-Taveta county: small border area. The Machakos variety is considered the standard variety and has been used in the translation.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter!

You’ll receive snippets from our translators in the field, prayer requests and much more!

Get Involved

you can get involved in Kamba Bible Projects by contributing:


Contact Us

Bible Society of Kenya

Langata Rd, Nairobi

72983 00200

Tel: +254-20-6002827/6002807/6002681
E-mail: info@biblesociety-kenya.org
Website: http://biblesociety-kenya.org/