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Italian to English Translation of a project proposal (71p) from the Nodding Syndrome Alliance

Light for the World / Licht fuer die Welt

30 Jun 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
30 Jun 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is looking for an online volunteer who is willing to translate a project proposal for the acceptance and the implementation of a three year programme in Juba, South Sudan. The 71 page document contains a description of the planned activities as well as the project budget. The aim of the translation is to make the report available for our local implementing partners on the ground, aiming to improve our transparency towards them and their ownership of the programme. Depending on the availability of the volunteers, the task could be done by one person or be split into two. Furthermore, one online volunteer for proofreading would be needed. Knowledge on terminology of disability, human rights and development is a plus.
Translation and interpretation
Together with local partners and Community-Based Rehabilitation professionals, Light for the World has supported people with Nodding Syndrome for over nine years as part of its disability interventions. We have been working to strengthen the sharing of research, and the implementation of holistic approaches to support communities affected by the disease. To increase the support for affected populations, Light for the World draws on its organisational expertise in disability inclusive development and Neglected Tropical Diseases like onchocerciasis, which we have been battling through drug distribution programmes for decades. This task is part of Light for the World's work to contribute to SDG 3: "Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages".
Volunteers: 2 needed
11-20 hours per week / 2 weeks
Professional proficiency in English and Professional proficiency in Italian, as well as previous Italian to English translation experience is required. Familiarity with terminology related to Disability Inclusion is a plus. The deadline for the translation is end of June 2019.
South Sudan
English, Italian

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