You can help advance translation of God’s Word into the languages of Southeast Asia, through your gift to the Kinsha and/or the Payap MA program (featured in this issue of Word Alive). Here are the basic details of these important Bible translation partnerships, which you can support through Wycliffe Canada.
Location: Southeast Asia
Language Groups: 60
Overview: Kinsha is a multi-language effort which develops and translates God’s Word and other material for language groups totalling more than a million speakers in a sensitive region of Southeast Asia. The work also includes engaging the language groups with the gospel and beginning literacy programs.
Timeline: 2002 – 2025
Funding Need for 2016: $129,612
Name: Payap MA Program
Location: Thailand and Southeast Asia
Language Groups: 300+
Overview: Payap University’s Master of Arts (MA) program offers a strong track for training students to do Bible translation, linguistics, research and documentation of languages in mainland Southeast Asia’s 300-plus minority languages, ranging from 1,000 to several million speakers each.
Funding Need in 2016: $7,250
Your donations today help spread God’s Word through one or both of these ministries!
Give now at donate.wycliffe.ca. (Under Donation Information, select Kinsha or Payap MA from “Direct my giving to . . . .”)
or call 1-800-463-1143 toll free and indicate your gift is for “Kinsha” and/or “Payap MA Program.”