Making computers usable in African Languages

We develop and grow human talent that take African Languages into the information age.

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We believe that Africa will truly experience the information age when its peoples can interact with computers in their own languages. Due to the legacy of colonialism, many African languages lack the resources computers need to ‘speak’ our languages. For almost 20 years ALT-I has been cultivating the human and other capabilities to develop those resources. 

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ALT-I is committed to acting today to apply various aspects of human language technology to African languages in collaboration with a range of partners, both local and international.