Alexander & Karla Watt | Wycliffe Bible Translators
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Alexander & Karla Watt

Karla began working with the Maiadomu people on Fergusson Island in Milne Bay Province in 1999. A few years later, when security concerns meant that she could no longer travel to Maiadomu, Karla began looking for a new way to work with the team.

In 2005, she became the Project Manager for a multi-language or cluster project called, VITAL, which worked to train nationals from more than 11 Milne Bay languages to translate the Bible. The Maiadomu joined this project, and Karla was able to continue her work with them.

In 2010, she married Alex, whom she had met when he visited VITAL in 2009. After their marriage, Alex joined the project as an Exegetical Consultant.

In 2016, each of the 11 VITAL language groups published a 'Mini-Bible' - a panorama of the Old Testament, Mark and Acts. In addition to the printed Scriptures, they distributed audio recordings of the 'Mini-Bible' on solar-powered MP3 players. Now the Maiadomu do not like to use any other translation in their church services.

The VITAL project has finished, but the Maiadomu people are continuing to translate portions of the Old Testament and the New Testament with Alex and Karla's help.

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