DOOR founded as a ministry dedicated to the training of Deaf leaders and establishing indigenous Deaf churches.
DOOR merged with United World Mission.
DOOR begins utilizing the Chronological Bible Storying (CBS) method.
DOOR registered as a not-for-profit organization called D.O.O.R. International (Deaf Opportunity Out Reach).
Deaf Christian Leadership Training centers established on 4 continents (Africa, Europe, America, Asia).
302 students from 48 countries graduated from DOOR’s 11-month training program.
DOOR begins 2-by-2 Program in strategic region of South Asia.
DOOR begins sign language translation work in Africa and South Asia.
Translation work started in BEGUT (Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania) sign languages.
Dedication ceremony held in Nairobi, Kenya, for the Africa Deaf Bible Translation and Training Center (DBTTC).
Three new South Asia Sign Language projects started.
Begin 2-by-2 Program in BEGUT nations (Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania).
Dedication ceremony held in South Asia for the Asia Deaf Bible Translation and Training Center (DBTTC).
Nigerian Sign Language translation project started at DOOR center in Kenya.
DOOR begins 2-by-2 Program in Kenya.
110-passage Chronological Bible Translation (CBT) completed in Kenyan Sign Language.
32 scripture portions completed in American Sign Language.
Launched new website to distribute completed Bible projects in several sign languages: www.deafbibles.com
Begin 2-by-2 Program in Nigeria.
Translator’s Notes (DEEPs) 110-passage CBT started in Kenyan Sign Language. 110-passage CBT completed in Burundian, Ethiopian, Ghanain, Ugandan and Tanzanian (BEGUT) sign languages.
Start translation projects in South Sudanese, Mozambican, and 2 Eurasian sign languages.