Deaf Bible Society
annual report
April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
A Message from the President
By the Numbers
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28
Languages on the Deaf Bible App
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1,200
Average users per month on the Deaf Bible App
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262
Total Deaf leaders trained
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19
Translation projects accelerated in partnership
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46
Deaf Bible Society staff members
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42
Partners we are working with
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1,183
Prayer Advocates
Straight From The Heart
Click the thumbnails below to experience stories from the Deaf community.
Out of Chaos Comes Cause
out of chaos comes cause
Samuel and Bridgets Story
plans for hope and a future
Meet Brenda
meet brenda
Judith and Joys Story
judith and joy's story
Meet Deborah
meet deborah
Meet Andrew
meet andrew
Financials
Stewardship - using your gifts wisely to serve the Deaf community - is of the utmost importance to us. Here's a look at how your financial gifts were used this past year. Audited financials will be available in July 2019.
Total Revenue: $6,067,551
Expenditures
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$5,711,540
100%
$3,219,027
56%
Program: Bible Acceleration
$1,209,697
21%
Program: Technology
$719,191
12%
Advocacy/Development
$348,283
6%
Program: ISLET
$275,342
5%
Administration/Overhead
$296,011
Funds awaiting distribution
Deaf Bible Society
Looking Ahead
So much has been accomplished thanks to your partnership and investment, but the work doesn't stop here. With your help in this next fiscal year, we hope to achieve the following:
Deaf Bible Society
  • 30 active sign language bible translation projects
  • 40 sign languages with bible content in distribution
  • 544 leaders trained to engage others with signed scripture
  • deaf bible distributed 40,000 times through micro sd cards, usb, and app installs
  • 20,000 active monthly users on deaf bible
Deaf Bible Society
  • release updated deaf bible website and app
  • launch the josiah school of translation
  • attain 1,500 prayer advocates
  • raise nearly $8 million to advance this work