Working languages:
English to Swahili
Swahili to English
English to Kikuyu

Cynthia Wanjiru
Freelance Translator and Editor

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Local time: 07:07 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Swahili Native in Swahili, Kikuyu Native in Kikuyu
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TwB volunteer This person has translated 10,114 words for Translators without Borders
What Cynthia Wanjiru is working on
Jun 25, 2019 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an ENG to SWA project, Nutrition, 1296 words for Translators without Borders I used twb workspace. Nice ...more, + 4 other entries »
Total word count: 10114

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Transcription
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyNutrition
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical: Instruments
Medical: DentistryMedical: Cardiology
Media / MultimediaLinguistics

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Words translated: 10,114

English to Swahili - Standard rate: 0.05 USD per word
Swahili to English - Standard rate: 0.05 USD per word
English to Kikuyu - Standard rate: 0.05 USD per word
Swahili to Kikuyu - Standard rate: 0.05 USD per word
Kikuyu to English - Standard rate: 0.05 USD per word

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Moi university
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Nov 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Swahili (Kenya National Examinations Council, verified)
Swahili to English (Kenya National Examinations Council, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software CafeTran Espresso, Google Translator Toolkit, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Translation Workspace, Wordbee
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I am a trained linguist with over five years working experience having completed a bachelor's degree in language and literary studies from Moi University and majored in linguistics.

I have worked with Translators Without Borders in its Kenya Nairobi office j in their various projects. Aside from that I have offered translation services for other organisations like Kenya Population Council, KENPHIA, Wikipedia, World Reader just to mention but a few. I have also worked in the corporate sector as a customer care executive.

I am a result-driven professional with aspiring progressive career, self-driven, ambitious, innovative, analytical, a fast learner, and pride myself as a true team player with good interpersonal skills. 

I always endeavor to do my best in any given assignment and always meets the given deadline. You can trust me with your work and you shall never regret.

Keywords: General, arts, medical, technology, education, legal, entertainment, translation, healthcare, medicine, health, pedagogy, learning, conversation, surgery

Profile last updated
Oct 2, 2020

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