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Africa

A400
In Africa, 1,500 language groups still have little-to-no Scripture in their own language. But Bible translation there is increasingly being embraced and led by local churches, denominations, and national Bible translation organizations. That’s good news.
USD

$464,625 still needed

70
4538

National Bible translators across Africa face significant challenges. Working without reliable Internet access doesn’t have to be one of them.

USD

$19,584 still needed

30
L102

Traveling to visit translators, help churches, hold workshops, and more can be nearly impossible. Often, vehicles are the answer.

USD

$175,754 still needed

5
Togolese translators learn about a BGAN
T102

Translating anything is complex, let alone the Bible. Consultants can help. For many teams, the Internet is key to reaching one.

USD
  • $4,400 for Internet for one team
  • $44 to share the cost
Motorbike on a dirt road
L100

Translation can’t happen without travel—to get input, test drafts, and more. Motorbikes make it possible, even in remote areas.

USD
  • $3,500 for a motorbike
  • $35 to share the cost
Cessna 206 on a training flight
J100

JAARS provides mission-critical aviation training for pilots, mechanics, and administrators who serve with mission aviation organizations around the world. Their service makes it possible for those who develop writing systems and translate Scripture into the heart languages of millions of people to work in some of the most remote places on earth.

USD

$637,939 still needed

10
A200

You can make Bible translation possible by investing in people—those who fly and maintain aircraft in the most remote parts of the world.

USD

$228,902 still needed

20
L102

Traveling to visit translators, help churches, hold workshops, and more can be nearly impossible. Often, vehicles are the answer.

USD

$175,754 still needed

5
Motorbike on a dirt road
L100

Translation can’t happen without travel—to get input, test drafts, and more. Motorbikes make it possible, even in remote areas.

USD
  • $3,500 for a motorbike
  • $35 to share the cost
The transport boat represents a working prototype for marine transportation among island groups.
W201

Many people groups still without God’s Word in their heart language live in Pacific island communities, reachable only by water.

USD

$87,298 still needed

60
5645

Drowning at sea is often avoidable … if you have the right gear and know how to use it.

USD
  • $2,200 for a family of four traveling by ocean
  • $220 to share the cost
IT Workshop in South Asia
5851.1

Some of the greatest need of Scripture in the world today lies in the region of South Asia. Our Bible translation partner there currently oversees more than 70 language projects.

USD

$42,303 still needed

0
New Project
4913

Help Race for Possible and Race to 2025 participants multiply the impact of Bible translation.  Local-language websites can boost the impact of Bible translation—and focused, intense training workshops help such sites go up fast. 

USD

$9,902 still needed

50
Recording session in PNG
7975

In a region that traditionally speaks the words, it’s the recorded Word that reaches hearts.

USD

$20,964 still needed

10
Recording songs in their local language
8419

Many people in some regions of Asia don’t read—so they’re much more likely to study, understand, and share audio Scriptures.

USD

$44,075 still needed

0
M100

Many people across the world won’t be able to read a printed New Testament. But they can listen to it with an audio player.

USD
  • $3,500 for 100 audio Scripture players
  • $350 for 10 audio Scripture players
  • $35 for one audio Scripture player
JWN

We’ll do the research, then put your gift toward whatever our partners need most to move forward with Bible translation.

USD

$55,943 still needed

70

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