Where’d the Power…

How would you work if you only had intermittent power for about eight hours during the week—some of which came on at night? Jacques, an…

Turn the Light…

We take it for granted every time we turn on a light or charge our phones—instant electricity. But Bible translators in many remote locations of…

Doorway to the…

In Africa, some translators feel as isolated from the world as someone shipwrecked on a deserted island. Frans Barah, Language Technology Consultant and IT Coordinator…

Why So Slow?

Bev Dawson had no idea she would spend more than four decades serving as a Bible translator among the Wapishanas in Guyana, South America. During…

An Accelerator for…

The send/receive function in Paratext—the main Bible translation software—stopped working for Maya*, a translator, for several months. This Paratext feature is important because it stores…

You are Not…

Even though 9,000 miles, an ocean, and torrid mountains stand between Andrew Sims in the U.S. and the men he works with in the highlands…

Bookshelves Full

The translator meant to say, “I’m going away for two weeks, and I’m taking my wife with me.” Instead, he told the chief, “I’m going…

Welcome to the…

A fly buzzes in the corner, the only sound in the composed classroom. This isn’t just any classroom, but a classroom at Ukarumpa International School…