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Translation - English ActionAid Thai is part of the ActionAid International organization, founded in 1972. ActionAid International works with poor and socially disadvantaged people in each country by coordinating with local organizations in order to put local knowledge and experience to best use in eradicating poverty and injustice. We focus on combating the root causes of poverty, not only dealing with their most recent effects. Besides this, we campaign and fight for the poor and disadvantaged to have a right to participate in decision-making about matters that directly affect them.
In the tragic aftermath of the tsunami, ActionAid Thai has been working with the poor and disadvantaged to relieve psychological trauma, restore livelihoods, develop the ability of communities to secure their rights and become more empowered, and monitor government assistance programs to ensure that aid in fact reaches the recipients for whom it was intended.
Thai to English: Novel Translation General field: Art/Literary Detailed field: Poetry & Literature
Source text - Thai ลับแล, แก่งคอย
Translation - English The Brotherhood of Kaeng Khoi (This is the English title of a novel which won the S.E.A. Write Award for Thailand in 2009, and the English version, which is my own translation, has just now (Sept. 2012) been published by Amarin Printing and Publishing and is available in stores and online. (Online at the Asia Books website).
Master's degree - University of California at Berkeley
Years of experience: 19. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2012.
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Strong background in literature of numerous languages (German, French, Latin, Thai, English). Fifteen years as a computer programmer. Designed two bilingual databases (Thai/English) for use in tsunami relief in southern Thailand, 2005. Has published numerous articles in various publications. Translated an award-winning Thai novel into English.
Keywords: Thai to English, German to English, literary translation