The Cameroon Association for Bible Translation and Literacy facilitates Bible translation in Cameroonian’s mother tongues. CABTAL invest indeed in language development, Bible translation, Literacy and community development. While visiting this website, you will discover more about the work of CABTAL. There are testimonies, literatures in mother tongues, Scripture Apps, videos, pictures, etc. Also feel free to send us your feedback.

Strategic vision

Individuals and communities transformed by the Word of God in their language and using their language for sustainable development.

Our Mission

To mobilize and empower churches, communities and individuals to carry out Bible translation and language-based community development through linguistic research, translation, functional literacy and Scripture engagement.

We position our target communities at the forefront of our projects

We bring more than 33 years of experience of effective
collaborations with Communities, Churches and national/international Organizations.

Our History

In May 1979, the members of FEMEC (Federation of Evangelical Missions and Churches of Cameroon) were having their General Assembly in Mokolo, a town in the Far North of Cameroon. After the meeting, they decided to go and take the Lord’s Supper in Tourou a village situated 36Km from Mokolo. Click to read More


Effective Presence in Communities

We are in partnership with 100 communities and 7 others which are under explaoration

Completed Projects

CABTAL in partnership with communities has dedicated 23 New Testaments and One (1) complete Bible (NT and OT) in Lamso (Nso Language)
See our Past, Present and Future Events


What People say About Us


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It’s always a joy to hear that the work we do has positively impacted the communities in which we serve and that they are happy to share their
experience with the rest of the World.

Frequently Asked Questions

At CABTAL we encourage everyone to participate in serving in communities. Thus, we accept volunteers. Volunteers have to fill and summit a form specifying the communities they want to get involved in. 

Our Activities run through out the national territory, but we have a Head office in Yaounde, with three centers (Maroua, Bamenda and Buea)

Our organization desires to partner with communities that are truly hungering and thirsting for god’s word and with those who are willing to give their best for the work.

In 2014, CABTAL was pleased to partner with several communities in the creation of new projects. There are four conditions that must be met for a community to partner with CABTAL. These requirements ensure sustainable projects that will bear much fruit for the communities involved.

1.Leaders from the various church denominations and community leaders want the project and want to partner with CABTAL.

2.These community leaders are ready to send qualified people to serve in the project.

3.The community leaders are ready to give leadership to the project

We will like to Hear from you!

Fill the form below if you have any inquiries with regards to our various strategies.

    Meet our Leadership Team

    We in CABTAL believe in the importance of working well as a team in order to attain our goals. This team is lead by a noble leadership team. We therefore work together as brothers and sisters in Christ

    Don’t miss, here we have random & interesting facts.

    Over the years, we have achieved a lot with regards to the projects we’ve carried out. We congratulate the relentless efforts of our staff, volunteers, partner and the collaboration of various communities. 

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    Our Scripture Engagement Strategies

    Our Strategies range from local development, language-based community development projects carried out through linguistic research, translation, functional literacy and Scripture engagement

    Get in touch for any kind of help and information

    We’re glad to discuss your organisation’s situation. So please contact us via the details below, or enter your request.

    Our head office address:

    CABTAL Chapman Centre
    YAOUNDE, Mvan - Tropicana
    P.O. Box 16550 Yaoundé

    Call for help:

    Call: (+237) 699 833 535
    WhatsApp: (+ 237) 654 439 659

    Mail us for information

    P.O. Box 16550 Yaoundé

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