Bwisi


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 online dictionary now available

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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.

Bwisi translation progress

The Bwisi translation project has finished translating 100% of the New Testament. Publishing will follow pre-publication checks and reviews.

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

Mar 15, 2017

Guests amazed by Godís provision at rare wedding

Written by Barnabas Delu

“Our son recently married his beloved,” said the translator, “which is rare in this community. That itself was a great gift for our family. After paying the bride price, our resources were exhausted — but over 1,000 guests came! We know that we serve the same God who provided for the people of Israel. Now, we have seen his hand…”

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Dec 4, 2009

God's Word, Delivered

Written by Andrew A.

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Through a routine community check of the book of Galatians, where the translators check for naturalness and clarity of the translation, a woman who was wrestling with demonic activity was finally delivered through Paul's message...

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Dec 4, 2009

Digging a whole family

Written by Andrew A.

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Abdul had never realized what his family was missing until he received some story books in his own language. Through reading aloud to his family they have grown closer. This is Abdul's story...

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Apr 21, 2009

Aringa Literacy gains momentum

Written by The Administrator

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Aringa literacy is a big task, and the writing system appears very complex compared to the writing systems of other surrounding languages. But the work of Aringa literacy is moving forward, and the language complexities are actually making it easier for the Aringa to read their language, because it marks tone, which is a very important component of the language.

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Apr 21, 2009

Easter in Aringa.

Written by Andrew A.

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The book of St. Luke has played a great role in the weeks of Easter. The Holy Week message in Aringa was read radio Voice of Life for 30 minutes each day. We praise Jesus for allowing us this chance to minister to many people.

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