(Sung in Swahili)

Unikumbuke Baba, (Father remember me)
Unapowazuru wengine naomba unikumbuke
(When you visit others I pray – remember me)
Usinipite Yesu (Do not pass me by Jesus)
Unapowazuru wengine naomba unikumbuke
(When you visit others I pray – remember me)

Unikumbuke (Remember me) x2
Yesu naomba unikumbuke (Jesus I pray, remember me)
(Repeat)
Usinipite (Do not pass me by) x2
Yesu naomba unikumbuke (Jesus I pray, remember me)
(Repeat)

Mnyonge mimi dhaifu mimi, unikumbuke
(The weak and wretched me, remember me)
Na mama utaka kunyonyesha, umkumbuke
(The barren mother yearning for children, remember her)
Ona huyo asiye na kazi, mkumbuke
(The one without a job, remember him)
Lazima na wajane wanalia, uwakumbuke
(The grieving widows, remember them)
Kijana huyo ataka mwenzi, umkumbuke
(The youth who wants to marry, remember him)
Na mwingine huyu ataka elimu, umkumbuke
(And the one yearning for education, remember them)
Umasikini sasa ndio wimbo, utukumbuke
(Poverty now is so common, remember us)
Nchi nzima vilio vimetanda, utukumbuke
(Grief is over the country, remember us)

Refrain
Utukumbuke (Remember us) x2
Yesu twaomba utukumbuke (Jesus I pray, remember us)
(Repeat)
Usitupite (Don’t pass us by) x2
Yesu twaomba utukumbuke (Jesus I pray, remember us)
(Repeat)

Prayer:
Ewe mwenyezi Mungu mwenye rehema; mwingi wa utukufu
(Almighty and merciful God full of Glory)
Bwana wa viumbe vyote (Lord over all creations)
Muumba wa mbingu na dunia (The Creator of heaven and earth)
Twakuomba kwa unyenyekevu utupe hekima na busara
(We humbly pray to grant us wisdom and knowledge)
Sisi waja wako tuliokusanyika hapa
(Us your children who have gathered here)
Uibariki Tanzania iwe nchi ya amani
(Bless Tanzania to be a peaceful country)
Na wote wanaoishi humo wawe na upendo halisi na umoja
(And all that live in it to have real love and unity)

Serikali yetu na viongozi, uwakumbuke
(Our government and leaders, remember them)
Waongoze nchi kwa hekima yako, uwakumbuke
(To lead the country with your wisdom, remember them)
Uchumi wa nchi yetu Baba, uukumbuke
(Our country’s economy Father, remember it)
Bunge pia na mahakama, uikumbuke
(The parliament and Courts, remember them)
Sikia kilio cha watanzania, utukumbuke
(Listen to the cries of Tanzanians, remember us)
Majibu ya matatizo yakoke kwako, utukumbuke
(The answer to our troubles to come from you, remember us)
Tazama majanga yanayotukumba, utukumbuke
(See the tragedies we go through, remember us)
Ajali nyingi twazika wengi, utukumbuke
(Many accidents – we bury many, remember us)

(Refrain)

(Verse 1)

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