Witnesses to a struggle: Rundi translators are transforming lives
“I have become someone who can joyfully ‘plant a tree under whose shade he doesn’t plan to sit.’” Céderick, translator
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Rohingya complaint box
Hefazot transforms to nirapotta; janela becomes kirkiri
One year into the Rohingya refugee response, a language evolves with its people. Language is fluid. It is subject to
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Language in northeast Nigeria
Translating mental health — finding language solutions in northeast Nigeria
If the sign at the mental health clinic read, “Services for mad people,” would you walk in for help? Yet
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Ellie and Andrew TWB Visit
Report from the Field
Our Board Chair visits Bangladesh, sees progress and challenges first hand I recently visited Bangladesh with Ellie Kemp, our Head
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Using language to support humanitarians
Humanitarian emergencies know no language boundaries. In the 13 countries currently experiencing the most severe crises, people speak over 1,200
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Bringing words to life in northeast Nigeria
I recently returned from northeast Nigeria, where Translators without Borders (TWB) is providing language support in one of the most
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Prison Yoga and Moving Smiles – it all matters to a TWB translator
“You are always learning from your colleagues and sometimes you are asked for advice too.” Patricia Cassoni, translator for Translators
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Language Technology Could Help 157 Million People Get Access To Information
I was exhausted.  It had been a great week in Bangladesh, but the overload of language, smells, refugee camp, seeing
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Language: Our Collective Blind Spot in the Participation Revolution
Two years ago, I embarked on an amazing journey. I started working for Translators without Borders (TWB). While being a
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Bangladesh Program Update
Bridging language gaps empowers people to communicate in Cox’s Bazar refugee camps Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, once famed for its beautiful
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