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Southeast Asia 1

In a country of almost 100 million people, unfoldingWord is working with an experienced Gateway Language team to equip and train minority language translators so that all 45 indigenous languages can translate God's Word themselves!


Project Overview

This three-phase project will:

  • Equip national trainers.
  • Respond to fervent requests from local churches.
  • Build the capacity of the national church network.
  • Complete all Gateway Language resources in the national language.
  • Use Open Bible Stories (OBS) as a training platform for all translation. 

Phase 1 will focus on national language Gateway Language resources and Scripture for four minority languages.

  1. Organizers will assemble the Gateway Language (GL) team for training on how to use unfoldingWord tools.
  2. If possible, the GL team will meet a second time to translate OBS and then equip an OBS team to train additional minority language teams (this may be done by video).
  3. The OBS team then will train teams from the four initial minority language groups.

Phase 2 of this project will focus on using a localized version of unfoldingWord's tools to quality-check translations of the Bible in four minority languages. 

Phase 3 will focus on audio production, and printing and distributing translated Bibles.

Countries ImpactedA country in Southeast Asia

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