Who We Are
SIL LEAD helps communities use their languages to improve their quality of life. Our vision is a world where all peoples have a voice in their own development—in their own words.
News And Updates
SIL LEAD is proud to now be an affiliate member of the Basic Education Coalition (BEC), a cohort of organizations which have demonstrated a commitment to equal access to high quality basic education. By collecting and sharing member perspectives, expertise, and experience, this network provides an opportunity to engage in actions that give all children the chance read on
In late February 2013 Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands gathered with leaders from the education and international development sectors to participate in an event hosted by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in Washington, DC. One of the global challenges that GPE and others are trying to overcome is how to bridge read on →
In celebration of International Mother Language Day 2013, and this year’s thematic focus on mother tongues and books, SIL LEAD is highlighting one reading tool currently in use in local language classrooms in Northern Thailand. Most students in this region begin primary school speaking only Hmong, the local language. Currently, there are about 32,000 Hmong read on →
Thank you for exploring our new website! SIL LEAD was created to help communities bridge the gap between the languages they speak and opportunities to improve their quality of life. We believe that the language a community speaks is a valuable asset for their future as well as an integral part of their identity and read on →