Category: Language: Burunge

Church-based youth programme hosts encore workshops for youth literacy

Hundreds of Burunge and Rangi children, and even some of their parents, are learning to read their own language. Just months since SIL partnered with Compassion International to offer youth literacy workshops in those communities, four church-based programmes were once again filled with students eager to gain new language skills…

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Youth literacy fueled by five-way partnership

School children in the Burunge and Rangi language communities enjoyed literacy classes in their own language at simultaneous workshops. “It was fun to watch them follow in their new reading primers,” said a guest from funding partner Wycliffe USA. Instructors from SIL taught the lessons at an after-school program operated by Compassion International…

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“These words in my language revealed God for me.”

In a Burunge village of central Tanzania, an elderly woman recalls a time when famine forced her people to leave their homeland. She follows another major world religion but, when her young relative (who works as a Burunge Bible translator) came to visit, she gladly welcomed hearing him read to her from a portion of Scripture written in her own language…

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