Help The Amani Foundation reach volunteers, beneficiaries, and supporters who speak a different language by translating their communications materials.
The Amani Foundation
Brooklyn, NY, USA
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The Amani Foundation
Brooklyn, NY, USA


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Posted October 24th

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What we need
  • Specific copy from one document (up to 1000 words) translated from one language to one other of the Organization's choice
  • Note: If you need more than 1000 words translated or copy translated into more than one language, please post additional versions of this project
Additional details

We need an at-will Swahili translator!
This person will help proof and translate policies, briefs, budgets and other communications from english to Tanzanian swahili and in reverse.

What we have in place
  • We currently have bilingual staff, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have documents ready for translation, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How this will help
This project will save us $7,098 , allowing us to spread our message and improve professionalism.

This will help us improve staff communication and broadly share our message with members of our beneficiary community!

Project plan

Prep: Distribution of Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the current materials or resources that need to be translated, as well as and any existing materials or terminology already in the desired language
Milestone 1: Project Goals, Timeline & Process Established
  • Volunteer Manager shares information on where and how the materials will be used
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
Milestone 2: Professional Translates Desired Materials & Volunteer Manager Provides Feedback
  • Professional translates the desired materials
  • Volunteer Manager reviews drafts of translated materials, and provides feedback to the Professional on content, grammar, and tone
Milestone 3: Finalized Translated Materials are Delivered to the Organization
  • Professional incorporates Volunteer Manager’s feedback and creates a final draft of the desired materials
  • Professional delivers final draft to the Volunteer Manager
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About the org

The Amani Foundation
Our mission

Our mission is to aid underserved children in their academic endeavors, emotional development, physical wellbeing, through full-time residential care. We support families: our ultimate goal is educational empowerment, reunification with relatives, and holistic healing. The Amani Foundation is a US-based charity that, at the request of the children's home, provides managerial oversight and financial support. The Amani Foundation is the only legal affiliate of, and exclusively supports the children's home.

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