Africa

Multilingual Education DR Congo

It’s an all too familiar story, young children dropping out of school because they must learn the basic subjects in a language they do not speak. However, in a remote, peaceful region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), this trend is being reversed. Ngbaka language communities are proud of their language and comprise 1.5
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45.5% of $55,000 funded

North Cameroon Literacy

This project aims to strengthen literacy programs in eight communities in the north of Cameroon. Each community will select and send two people to train-the-trainer and functional literacy sessions that will be held each year for three years. The trainers will be coached and mentored by SIL specialists. They will also help to translate into
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6.5% of $25,000 funded

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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38.9% of $2,700 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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80.3% of $23,000 funded
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