EGGON FIRST BIBLE TRANSLATION PROJECT
2018 Budget: ₦49121.00 | Project Number: 000010
Spoken in the plateau region of Nigeria, Eggon is a major language in Nigeria’s Nasarawa state. This language is currently divided into 25 mutually-understandable dialects. EGGON is a community of over 600,000 people according to Nigerian 2008 Census. Most Eggon people follow the traditional religious practices of their ancestors, although Islam and Christianity are gaining attraction. The dominant language in the environment is Hausa which is totally dierent from Eggon Language . The project will have 3 Full time Translators, 1 Part–time Project Co-ordinator/Exegete, Translation Consultant and other 15 Volunteer Reviewers. It will be the First OT translation and slight revision of the NT, and as a result it will be the First full Bible for Eggon people. By helping to translate the full Scriptures into the Eggon language, you will enable people in this region to encounter the living God of the Bible for themselves.