Peru

  • SIL in Peru

    SIL has nearly 70 years of language development experience in Peru.

  • SIL in Peru

    SIL worked with the Ministry of Education in Peru to help develop a bilingual education program serving remote groups in the Peruvian Amazon.

  • SIL in Peru

    SIL has consulted in Scripture translation in nearly 50 indigenous languages of Peru.

  • SIL in Peru

    SIL has produced over 1,300 publications on Peruvian languages and culture as well as over 1,770 publications for the speakers of the minority languages.

  • SIL in Peru

    SIL has researched over 70 indigenous languages spoken in Peru.

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Volunteers with SIL International have been working on behalf of Peru’s ethnic minority groups since 1946.  SIL in Peru is commonly known as the Instituto Lingüístico de Verano (ILV). SIL’s research on languages and cultures as well as materials produced in the minority languages is available to the public through this website.  Besides language and culture research SIL works in and with the language communities for promotion and training in literacy, translation of the Bible, production of bilingual education and other materials of interest to each language community in their languages.

 

Resources

Resources

SIL has published over 3,000 titles in the fields of linguistics and cultural anthropology, literacy, and community development, 1,770 of these in the languages for the people.

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About SIL Peru

About SIL Peru

Peru has a rich diversity of languages. SIL language development and research teams use linguistics, literacy, anthropology and Bible translation to assist communities in their own language development.

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CILTA

CILTA

SIL International and Ricardo Palma University of Lima sponsor a linguistics diploma program in Spanish, available in Latin America. The program is aimed at those who desire training to work in the areas of descriptive linguistics, translation and literacy.

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