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New work in Uganda

“Amot me Karama me Nywalo yecu” The north of Uganda has been terrorized by rebel leader and warlord, Joseph Kony.  Education has suffered greatly.  In the Lango language area over 2 million Lango speakers,  at least 1 million cannot read … Continue reading

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India Update

          Gyan Mochary, living in NE India, is active throughout India.  He facilitated the completion of the Dimasa primer and will be at the primer launch in January 2014.   He led the team who developed … Continue reading

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Brazil – January 2014

Bom Natal ! um Feliz Natal!   from Brazil Primer Construction Training – January 2014 For people on the fringes of society, not being able to read and write adds to their marginalization. To help the 75% of Brazil’s tribal … Continue reading

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Malawi Christmas Update 2013

In Malawi, in spite of some serious health concerns this past year, Literacy Coordinator Maxwell Mpitanyanga, is seeing the fruit of his labours.  There are large literacy classes springing up, some in primarily Muslim areas, and village leaders are asking … Continue reading

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Guatemala Christmas Update 2013

Tb’anilx titz’jlin Krist – The Mam people of Guatemala use either the Spanish “Feliz Navidad” or this greeting, which means “the birth of Christ is very special”. It has been a year of transition for L.A.M.P., Byron and Maria. Karen and … Continue reading

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Canada Office Christmas Update 2013

Merry Christmas! On behalf of the Canada office, Carey Jo and Lori would like to wish you all a very blessed Christmas season.  As we look forward to celebrating the birth of our Saviour we cannot help but reflect on … Continue reading

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BRAZIL – January 2014

Carey Jo Johnston and Lori Martin are scheduled to travel to Brazil to conduct a Primer Construction Workshop and develop Literacy Primers in the Maxacali and Terena indigenous languages. Typically education, when  offered, is in the official language of the … Continue reading

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June 2013 News

Our newest Missionary! In previous newsletters we have introduced you to Byron, the current Director of LAMP in Guatemala.   We are pleased to announce that Byron’s application to become a National Missionary with Literacy & Evangelism International – Canada … Continue reading

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About Krio

Sierra Leone Krio Language Facts Krio is spoken by 480,000 people: 473,000 in Sierra Leone, 6,600 in Gambia. Spoken as a 2nd language by over 4 million. Approximately 85% (408,000 1st language speakers, over 3 million 2nd language speakers) are … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone April 2013

Carey Jo Johnston Heads to Sierra Leone We are now into year 3 of the Sierra Leone Challenge (Going from 39% literacy to 70% literacy in 5 years through Church based Bible literacy classes). So far the Mende and Themne … Continue reading

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