The children’s Bible, entitled “God speaks to His Children”, is in Nepali – the official language of the Kingdom of Nepal..- The children of Nepal now have a Bible printed in their own language, thanks to the German-based international charity Aid to the Church in Need.
Several million people in Northern India also speak Nepali, in particular in the Sikkim-Darjeeling diocese and the Kingdom of Bhutan.
About 15,000 copies of the children’s Bible are to be distributed among the Christian minorities in this part of the world, where most people are Hindu. Hinduism and in Bhutan Buddhism are recognized as the two official state religions in Nepal.
The children’s Bible is the charity’s largest project. It has been translated into 141 languages; 40 million copies have been distributed in 115 countries to date. Its first edition was printed in 1979.