How can we …Translated more than 5 million words translated—and we translate more every month!
Opened the first healthcare translator training center, set up in Nairobi, Kenya.
Translated health information that is now available in videos and on mobile devices in India and Africa.
Teach millions of people how to treat cholera and diarrhea? Help millions of mothers breastfeed successfully? Unlock global knowledge for those who need it?
The answer is simple: Language.
For millions, language is the only barrier to knowledge. How would you like to receive a medical diagnosis in a language you barely understand?
Access to information in the right language saves lives. Translators without Borders, http://www.translatorswithoutborders.org is making great strides toward more access. This year, with the help of our sponsors and stellar volunteers, we have:
Translators without Borders works closely with ProZ.com. The Translators without Borders Workspace, which connects professional volunteer translators to non-profits needing translations, is powered by ProZ.com.
Interested in volunteering? If you are member of ProZ.com's Certified PRO Network
or have been certified by the American Translators Association or an equivalent association you can qualify to be a Translators without Borders translator right away. We currently are in need of many language pairs including English - French, French - English, Spanish – French.
In addition any languages from Africa and Asia, to launch the Wikipedia project, are very welcome.
To learn more about sponsoring or volunteering, talk to a Translators without Borders volunteer at the conference or contact our Program Director, Rebecca Petras; firstname.lastname@example.org