Who we are
KISWCD was initiated in 1997 and incorporated on 22nd June 2000 as a Private Company limited by guarantee. It was registered by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on 22nd August 2002 as a training Institution [Registration no. MOEST/PC/758/2002]
In 2016, in line with the TVET Act 2013, the institution was assessed and licensed to operate by TVETA Registration TVETA/PRIVATE/TVC/0120/2016.
The Institute is managed by a Board of Governors who are experienced in the areas of Social work, Educational Institutions management, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Finance and Accounting, Psychology, Environmental Health, Counseling and Law among others.
KISWCD is affiliated to a number of International organizations and associations and an examination Centre for KNEC, ICM UK, ABMA among others. The Institution offers Certificate and Diploma courses in Community Development, Social Work and Welfare, Project Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Community Health and Counseling among others. A number of short courses and consultancy services are available.
In the last 22 years, the institution has distinguished itself as a Centre of excellence; drawing students from virtually all major NGOs, Government departments and the Private sector. Foreign students from Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sudan, Somalia, Malawi and Ethiopia have continued to enroll in KISWCD signifying the confidence that the region has in the institution. Empowerment of the community through training and management is the basic foundation of the Institute.