Translators without Borders is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which assists in translating more than two million words per year for NGOs such as Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), Médecins du Monde, Action Against Hunger, Oxfam US and Handicap International.
Since being founded, Translators without Borders has translated over 26 million words for humanitarian non-profits worldwide.
Samples of their work include:
- The 100 x 100 Wikipedia Project: The 100 x 100 Wikipedia Project imagines the translation of the 100 most read Wikipedia articles on health issues into 100 languages.
- The HEAT Project: The Health Education and Training (HEAT) project from The Open University was created to train 250,000 frontline healthcare workers across sub-Saharan Africa by 2016.
- The Translators without Borders Kenyan Translation Center: The TWB Training and Translation Center in Nairobi, Kenya, concentrates on training new translators in Swahili and working with non-profit partners to increase translation of vital health and humanitarian information into Swahili.
Globalization Partners International is happy to have been a sponsor to Translators without Borders for the last five years.
Translators without Borders
To learn more about this great organization, Translators without Borders, please:
- Follow them on Twitter (@TranslatorsWB)
- Like them on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/translatorswithoutborders
- Visit their blog: www.translatorswithoutborders.tumblr.com
- Check their website: www.translatorswithoutborders.org
Much of Translators without Borders work is done on the African continent. Globalization Partners International, through its offices in Dubai (UAE) and Cairo (Egypt), provides translations for documents, websites and software to and from many of the African languages ranging from Amharic to Swahili.
Over the years, Globalization Partners International has helped companies, NGOs and nonprofits achieve their charitable goals through financial, language and technology assistance from the Live Earth SOS Campaign to INMED Partnerships for Children to Translators without Borders.