Member since Jun '14

Working languages:
English to Swahili
Swahili to English
English to Kinyarwanda
English to Amharic
English to Tigrinya

Jonah Ondieki
For African Languages and more...

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Local time: 10:16 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English (Variants: US, UK) Native in English, Swahili (Variants: Kenyan, Tanzanian) Native in Swahili
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This is my 12th year as a translator, interpreter and editor. I'm available 24/7 on:

Email: jonah@engo-swahili.com or jonah.ondieki@gmail.com

Skype: jonah.ondieki2 and Call/Text:+1 202 375 4423 | WhatsApp: +254 726 148 514

Languages I support include:

Swahili - Tanzania, Kenya & CongoAmharic
Amharic
Hausa
Kinyarwanda
Kirundi
Luganda
Igbo
Maasai
Oromo
Somali
Tigrinya
Twi
Yoruba
Zulu
And more ...

Voice over (Swahili, Somali, Amharic, Tigrinya, Kinyarwanda and Kirundi)

My areas of specialization are:

• Education/Pedagogy
• Health and medicine
• Media and film subtitling
• Marketing and advertising, finance
• Surveys/Research
• Environment and ecology
• Tourism, tour and travel
• Law
• Contracts and patents
• Teaching Swahili to foreigners online and face to face
• Manuals and instruction for machines

Other services I can help you include: Transcription, Voice over, Subtitle/dubbing, Script and Localization.

Payments can be made through PayPal, Checks (for USA/Canada) and Wire Transfer

Details about myself are below

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Summary

I’m a native Swahili speaker and a trained translator, English & Kiswahili teacher and journalist. I have a great cultural and political knowledge of East and Central African people (Swahili speaking countries) and I’m familiar with all Swahili dialects – from Eastern D.R. Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. I have worked with/for film industry companies like HBO-VICE, research firms, government, many organization and courts. I’m a reliable freelance translator, interpreter, transcriber, subtitling specialist and editor for reputable language companies in the US, Canada and Europe. I have excellent computer skills and I’m conversant with tools such as SDL Trados, Subtitle Edit and VideoPad.

Education

Master of Public Administration | August 2014 to December 2015 | Bowling Green State University (BGSU): Bowling Green, OH
Specialization: International Development
Related coursework: Public Policy & Public Administration, Personnel Management, Research Methods, Public, Administration Theories, Public Budgeting & Fiscal Policy, Program Monitoring & Evaluation, International Political Economy, Perspectives of International Media, Race Relations and Multi-Culturalism, Local Economic and Community Development and Conflict Resolution

Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Certificate | August 2013 – May 2014 | U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Education and Cultural Exchange, Institute of International Education and BGSU
Major: Foreign language Teaching and translation Methods
Minor: American History, Race Relations and Culture

Certificate in Broadcast Journalism| October 2011 – September 2012 | United States International University, Nairobi, Kenya
Specialization: Radio and news writing.

Bachelor of Education | October 2006 – September 2010 | University of Nairobi (UON), Nairobi, Kenya
Major: Swahili, English Minor: Geography

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 35
PRO-level pts: 31


Language (PRO)
English to Swahili31
Top general fields (PRO)
Other12
Art/Literary8
Medical8
Marketing3
Top specific fields (PRO)
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting8
Education / Pedagogy8
Military / Defense4
Other4
Medical (general)4
Advertising / Public Relations3

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