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About the Ateso language

Ateso is a langauge spoken by the Iteso , a group of Eastern Nilotics who live in parts of Eastern Uganda and Western Kenya. There are bout 2,600,000 users of the language in East Africa. It is widely spoken in Amuria, Bukedea, Bulambuli, , Kibuku, Kumi, Pallisa, Ngora, Serere, Soroti, and Tororo districts; Lake Bisina area. The Ateso translation on the market at the moment, was first published in 1961.Currently, the Ateso Bible is being revised. Donate to translate a chapter in the Ateso Bible.

Support our Work

You can get involved by;
1) Contributing to the Ateso Bible Revision Project. The project kicked off in 2015 and is expected to end in 2021. About 30% of the work has been competed so far.
Please support us by contributing towards translating a verse in the Bible. It is estimated that translating one Bible verse is valued at 30,000 UGX or 9 USD.
2) Buy an Ateso audio Bible/Proclaimer for a group of 10 prisoners in Soroti. Each Proclaimer is valued at 83 USD.
3) Pray for our Ateso Translators to complete the Project on time.

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Contact Us

The Bible Society of Uganda

Plot 38, Bombo Road

Tel: +256414251165