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View of Bwamba from BundibugyoThe Bwisi area is mountainous and lush. (Uganda)The Bwisi people live near the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rebel activity in the area has made language work challenging. After a number of years of foundational linguistic work, two motivated and gifted Babwisi men caught a vision for, and began the work of translating the New Testament into their own language for their own people.

Visit the following pages for more information:

  1. About the Bwisi people - General information about the Bwisi people.
  2. Bwisi Language Project - Meet the translation team.
  3. Pray - Support the Bwisi people through prayer.
  4. Uganda Info - Country information.


Bwisi translation progress

The Bwisi translation project has finished translating 100% of the New Testament.

Bwisi online dictionary now available


In August 2012, the Lubwisi dictionary became available online. The online dictionary comes complete with alphabetic and semantic meaning based search facilities. The dictionary allows downloading of PDF versions of the print dictionary and offline installers to enable stand alone dictionary use.

Link to Lubwisi Dictionary.

Thank you for praying for the ongoing work of the translation teams in Uganda.

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Date Item Title Author
Oct 5, 2016 Victory for the Bwisi people's journey... Kenny G
Jun 23, 2016 Lubwisi New Testaments arrive in Kampala Kathryn A.
Jun 10, 2015 Lives changed by understanding the truth in Lubwisi Charles M.
Apr 19, 2011 “God answered my question in my own Language" Timothy B.
Jan 11, 2011 Now I understand very well Christopher
Jan 11, 2011 Unwritable Language? The Administrator
May 26, 2009 The God of the Bwisi speaks the Bwisi language Administrator
Aug 7, 2007 A nice little problem
Apr 21, 2007 The Word brings testimony Robin R.
Feb 9, 2007 A Christmas Gift
Nov 16, 2006 A Better Way to Say It Waller
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