God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the People

God’s Word to the people


God’s Word to the people


Reaching the unreached communities with God’s Word in their language

Our Work

Bible translation, sustainable literacy and language development programmes among small language groups in Kenya and beyond.

Bible Translation

To provide Scriptures in small language groups in Kenya and in the East Africa Region. BTL is currently involved in over 25 languages in Kenya  and recently in the East Africa Region.

Literacy

To enhance social and economic development through provision of literacy skills to the small language groups; adequate literacy skills are critical to make concrete decisions, alleviate poverty and social exclusion.

Language Development

To see the languages first developed into writing systems. This enables the community to develop literature in and for their language. Besides, it is a key element of Bible Translation

Projects

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BTL Business & Fundraising

Our business ventures and project fundraising initiatives


CICC Ruiru

BTL-CICC is a distraction free Christian environment for corporate meetings, retreats and total relaxation for families and individuals. BTL-CICC offers: Conferencing Facilities, Accommodation, Wedding packages, Wedding Gardens, Recreational Facilities, Salon, Barber shop, Car wash, video shoot and photo shoot venues.

Tafsiri Business Ventures

Tafsiri business ventures are income-generating ventures for BTL. They include the Tafsiri Printing Press, Tafsiri Springs and Tafsiri Bookshop. Their proceeds support Bible Translation and Literacy in the Country and Beyond

Run for the Bibleless

Run for the Bibleless is an annual event that Bible Translation & Literacy organizes to cast vision to the Church and its Stakeholders of what it does among 25 small langugae groups in Kenya and to raise funds to support these projects.

NEWS & EVENTS

Our latest news and information


The long road to the Ilchamus New Testament Translation

The long road to the Ilchamus New Testament Translation

October 7, 2022

Why does it take that long to translate the Scriptures? this is a question that is often asked to BTL staff members whenever they state the long duration of time it takes to complete Scripture translations.

Milestones in the Ilchamus New Testament Translation

Milestones in the Ilchamus New Testament Translation

October 6, 2022

After 16 years of translation, the Ilchamus New Testament will be dedicated and launched on October 8th, 2022, at Loitip Primary School in Marigat, Baringo County.

Ilchamus New Testament Dedication

Ilchamus New Testament Dedication

September 16, 2022

After 16 years of translation, the Ilchamus New Testament will be dedicated and launched on October 8th, 2022, at Loitip Primary School in Marigat, Baringo County.

About Us

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Bible Translation & Literacy is a Christian organization that was established in 1981 to facilitate Bible translation.