Communities developing resources and competencies for using their languages
Foundational understanding for language development work of all kinds
Publications, fonts and computer tools for language development, translation and research
SIL offers training in disciplines relevant to sustainable language development.
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SIL's dedication to language development past and present
Quechua Riddles and Reading - Quechua children in Peru make a book of local riddles.
Books from Blank Pages - Cameroonians from four language communities participate in a workshop to learn how to create literature in their own languages.
I Can Read, I Can Write - Mon speaking children in Thailand become successful story writers when taught in their mother tongue.
Professional Development for Mayan Ixil Teachers - Trainers from HELPS and SIL provide professional development in-service teacher training to Ixil speaking Mayan teachers in Guatemala.