Wycliffe Relief and Development Foundation

The Wycliffe Relief and Development Foundation is a registered charity.
We demonstrate Christian compassion and provide relief to groups of people who are disadvantaged and suffering.
Generally we only engage with communities where related organisations or partners are operating. This way we can be sure that our involvement is effective and efficient.

Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.
All donations are processed by Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia.

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Hdi Dictionary

SIL in Cameroon have been working with the Hdi community to develop a dictionary of their language, using a process called Rapid Word Collection. To date, their work has collected over 12,000 words and expressions. Now substantial follow-up work is needed to compile and perfect what has been collected, so that they can complete the
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100.0% of $2,200 funded

Books for Remote Schools PNG

English is the official language of education in PNG but a lack of materials, as well as training for teachers, severely limits the ability of students to reach the required standards of English. Through a partnership with schools in north Queensland and a training workshop run by SIL-PNG we have the opportunity to improve the
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100.0% of $4,000 funded

COVID-19 Relief

The pandemic continues to disrupt the target communities of our project partners. Some areas are in strict lockdown but in other areas restrictions have been easing. We created the COVID-19 Relief project to help deal with relief needs in multiple locations. Until April 2021, our focus has been toward communities in existing projects in Bangladesh,
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28.3% of $200,000 funded

Cameroon Child Trauma Healing

Since 2016, the regions of North-West and South-West Cameroon have been facing continual violence. According to UNICEF, over 300,000 school-age children in Cameroon have been displaced as their families seek refuge in places that they hope are a little safer. Armed groups in control of the region have had a no-schools policy, so 80% of
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9.3% of $21,000 funded

Iamalele Literacy PNG

The Iamalele people live on West Fergusson Island in the Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea. During the 1980s, a literacy programme was established for the Iamalele people. Pre-readers, primers and teachers’ guides were produced as well as additional reading books about their customs, traditional dress as well as hunting and fishing stories. In
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10.0% of $5,000 funded

Kanite Literacy PNG

This project is fully funded. Thank you for your support! In the remote areas of PNG small communities often struggle to achieve education and literacy goals. This project aims to support the literacy of the Kanite people in the Eastern Highlands. Low literacy has a significant impact on the well-being of the community with reduced
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100.0% of $5,200 funded

South Asia 2 – Literacy

Literacy is a critical element of language preservation and cultural dignity for minority groups. In this country a number of language groups have low literacy levels. They are politically powerless and struggle to maintain their identity as they live alongside the dominant majority culture. A local NGO with links to Wycliffe has developed literacy materials
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0.0% of $66,000 funded

South Asia 1 – Education and healthcare

Traditionally hunter-gatherers, people in these communities survive on whatever fruit and tubers they manage to find each day in the forest. Plagued by malnourishment and subsequent medical problems, these groups have no access to doctors or medical facilities. Living on the edge of poverty, they face further challenges due to illiteracy, unemployment, and wild animal
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1.5% of $17,000 funded
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