“Originating from an old tradition of engraved painting on palm leaves, these contemporary pieces are painted on silk by artists from a village in Orissa, India who are trained in this highly skilled technique.”
Bangladesh is home to 49 different language communities, but public education is only given in the national language – Bengali. As a result, literacy rates across the country are a low 40 percent. Wycliffe’s partners are working with the government and local agencies to empower Bangladeshis committed to language development and literacy opportunities for their nation. If you have time read this inspiring story about a small church in Bangladesh.