Organisation: Translators Without Borders

The following post was kindly prepared by Grace Tang, global coordinator at Translators without Borders. It reflects upon TwB’s recent experiences providing local language Ebola content in West Africa. Indigo has supported this work with a grant and we were particularly keen to learn about TwB’s experiences working across multiple countries and languages and with a […]

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Today, Damian Radcliffe published an article in Nuviun based on an interview with me on our work in the field of mHealth and eHealth.  You can read the article here.  It gives an overview of some of the projects we support and reminds us to be realistic when planning interventions.

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  The following post was kindly prepared by Indigo grantee, Translators without Borders. The current Ebola outbreak has highlighted the importance of communicating with communities in languages that they understand. For Translators without Borders there is no doubt that this crisis is one of language. The populations of the three most affected countries, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, […]

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Illiteracy is a huge problem in development, but even where people are literate there’s no guarantee that they are literate in English. The 54 states of Africa are home to more than 2,000 languages split across six major language families. Despite this, development agencies, NGOs and governments frequently lack the resources or skills to be […]

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