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|English to Czech: An article for a nonprofit organization ADRA - Hasan|
|Source text - English|
Please complete the form with as many details as possible, and include photos. Use the following questions as guidelines to get needed information and write a good story. Please do not simply answer the given questions - each story is unique and the questions need to be asked differently with each story. The following questions are only model questions that illustrate the type of questions to ask and are to guide you in the process of gathering information. If needed, please also use the blank space below.
Name of the featured person + age:
Is the person a child, teacher, family member, center’s staff member, etc.? Does the name have any meaning? Hasan is 8 years old, a student of ADRA center.
Please closer introduce the person – personality, hobbies, wishes, etc. What does he/she like to do? What does he/she like to play with? Is he/she doing any work? What he/she would like to do in the future? Hasan is friendly, polite and gentle. He likes to decorate his house, play football and watch cartoon. He does not work outside of home. He wants to be a police in future because a thief stole his new dress from his house. So he wants to become a police and catch the thieves.
Briefly introduce the person´s family (siblings, parents, occupation of parents); What region of Bangladesh does the family come from?
Do his/her siblings go to school? Do they work? Are his/her parents literate? Have they gone to school?
Do they live in Chalantika slum? What does their home look like? What are their living conditions? How many people live in the slum dwelling with them?
What is their typical meal? How many meals do they eat per day? Hasan's father’s name is Delowar Hossain and mother’s name is Shilpy Begum. His home district is Shariatpur, southern part of Bangladesh. His father is a van puller and mother does house hold domestic works in other peoples house. He has 4 siblings. Elder brother is 17 years old, 2 sisters Dina and Rina is 13 and 11 respectively, Hasan is 8 and younger brother is 2 years old. His elder brother did work before but not now. Two sister go to school. His parents is nor educated. They never went to school. His mother involves to adult literacy of ADRA and now able to write her name.
Their house is made by CI sheet and wood. Floor is made by wood and roof is CI sheet. Their house is hanging. One hanging toilet is used by 3 families of 16 people.
Their staple food is rice. They eat three times a day, rice with vegetable, lentils, smash, sometimes meat or fish.
Financial situation of the family:
How much is the monthly family income? Who is earning money in the family? What do they spend the majority of earned money on? (e.g. food, rent, medical, etc). How much do they pay for rent at Chalantika? The main earning source is Hasan's father. He is a van puller. He works 15-20 days in a month. Hasan's mother earns 1500 taka a month and father earns 7000 taka a month. They spent 3500 taka for house rent, 1500 taka for tuition fee, 2500 taka for food and 500 taka for treatment and other purposes. 500 taka they give to cooperative for loan payment and savings.
If writing a story about a child: Does the child like attending the ADRA center? Which subjects/activities does he/she like the most? What has he/she already learnt there? How did he/she start going there? Has he/she attended any school before?
If writing a story about the center’s teacher/staff member: e.g. What does he/she like about working at the school? What was he/she doing before working at the center? Hasan likes to come ADRA center. He likes mathematics. From ADRA center he learns politeness, culture. He now knows that if he meet elder or teacher he needs to give greetings. He can say Bengali letters, English letters A-Z, numbers 1-20. He also can write few Bengali letters, A-M and 1-20. He never went to school before.
Friends and free time:
Does the person have any good friends? What do they like to do together? What does the person do outside of school/work? Does he/she have any free time? Does he/she work? Is he/she helping at home with some household chores? (cooking, taking care of siblings, etc) Hasan's best friend is Ahad from the center. They study together, eat together and play together. His another friend is Shanta who lives near his house and also a center children. They also play together and watch television together. He helps his mother in house hold works like collecting water, errand stuff from house to kitchen, take care of younger brother.
Special/specific feature about this person:
(E.g. special talent, positive personality trait, disability, getting done something remarkable, etc.) Hasan is so intelligent. Hasan learn so quickly after teacher teaches. He can sing well. He sing during writing something. He learns the rhymes so quickly and remember them. He is always smiling and friendly.
Please write the story of this person:
It helps to think that a story is a timeline from the past to the future: what was the life of this person before; how is his/her life now and how does he/she see the future? Please include any details not yet mentioned. Hasan's father married two times. When his first wife died with he got married second time. He has one son with his first wife. With his second wife he has 2 daughters and 2 sons. Hasan is form second wife. There is 7 people in their family with parents and siblings. They lives in Chalantika slum in road no 38. Hasan's parents have 21 years of married life. From 15 years they have been living in Dhaka in different slums. They have nothing in their village. They came to Dhaka for earning and their children's education. Now they are trying to save money and buy some land in their village and go back to their village. They both worked in the City corporation of Dhaka (part time Government job). They needed 60000 taka bribe to make the job permanent. They did not have those money so they did not get the job. Hasan's father then made a van to take a loan from a cooperative. They worked hard and sole to pay the loan back. Now they are working hard to go back to their village.
What are the person´s plans for the future? (E.g. finish school to support his/her family, become a teacher, teach children from underprivileged backgrounds, get a better paid job, move from the slum, take care of parents, etc.) Hasan wants to be a Police in future. He had a bad memory. When he was little a thief stole his new dress from his house. They were not able to buy new cloths again. Hasan was so upset because of the new dress. So he decided to become a police officer. He will become a police and catch all the thieves so that they cannot steal any more.
Please provide at least 3 direct speech quotations:
Please write interesting/inspiring quotations from the person being interviewed or from anyone else who knows the person/story well, e.g. teacher, parent, neighbor, center’s coordinator, etc.)
Please provide at least:
- One quote from the person being interviewed
- One quote from the center’s teacher
- One quote from the child’s caregiver: what does it mean to him/her that their child is attending the ADRA center? How is this helping their family? In their own words, what is the most important service at ADRA center for their family (education to children, courses to adults, food, medical assistance, etc.) Teacher (Juliet) : Hasan is so talented. He can learn so quickly. ADRA will help him. I hope he will use his talent is study and be a good and educated person in future. I wish him best.
Mother : I am so grateful that Hasan got the chance to come ADRA center. For my daughters education we have to pay lot. I learn to sigh my name from ADRA center. Hasan got treatment from ADRA. I learn Charchupy from ADRA. I also get medicine. Hasan can eat nutritious food from ADRA. I am so happy.
Neighbor: Hasan is a good boy. I wish his best.
What is the positive aspect of the story? What positive change happened in the story?
How is ADRA center helping this child and his/her family to have a better life? Please give specific examples! Hasan has many changes after come to ADRA center like-
• Changing in talking to others.
• Washing hands before meal and after using toilet
• Come to school in time
• Convey greetings and respect to elder person/teachers
Name of a person completing this form plus date of form completion: Easter Protiva Gain
If needed, please also use this blank space for additional information:
|Translation - Czech|
Všechno zlé je k něčemu dobré? Říká se a bude na tom kus pravdy i podle Hasana.
Hasan je osmiletý chlapec, který dochází do centra ADRA v Bangladéši a díky němu, se mu dostává vzdělání, které by jinak neměl.
K učení ho motivuje událost, kdy mu zloděj z chatrče ukradl nové oblečení. Jeho rodina neměla prostředky, aby mu koupila jiné. Chce se stát tedy policajtem, aby mohl takové zloděje postihovat.
Nyní by se dalo říct, že je to obyčejný, příjemný a slušný kluk, který nejraději hraje fotbal, sleduje animované pohádky pro děti nebo si zdobí dům. Učitelé o něm dodávají, že je velmi inteligentní a rychle se učí. Rád se učí zejména matematiku. Má však také hudební nadání. Prozpěvuje si i např. při psaní. Kromě vzdělání se v centru učí i dobré společenské chování, hygienické návyky, respektu k druhým a obzvláště starším a autoritám. V neposlední řadě získává dobré přátelé, se kterými tráví i část svého volného času.
Pochází z Shariatpuru, jižní části Bangladéše. Jeho otec se jmenuje Delowar Hussain a matka Shilpy Begum.
Hasan se narodil čtvrtý z 5 sourozenců. Nejstarší bratr má 17 let, nejmladší 2 roky. Nejstarší bratr pochází z otcova prvního manželství, ze kterého otec ovdověl.
Do Dháky rodina odešla, aby zajistila živobytí a dětem vzdělání. Měli dát úplatek ve výši 60.000,- bangladéšských tak (dále BDT), aby získali trvalý pracovní poměr pro město Dháka. Peníze se jim nepodařilo nashromáždit a proto se rozhodl otec půjčit peníze, aby si zhotovil přepravní prostředek a začal živit rodinu jako přepravce.
Matka vypomáhá v domácnostech. Otec pracuje 15-20 dní v měsíci a vydělá si okolo 7.000,- BDT, matka vydělá okolo 1.500,- BDT, z toho 3.500,- BDT jde na nájem chatrče, 1.500,- BDT stojí školné, 2.500,- BDT stojí jídlo a dalších 500,- BDT směřuje na léky a další výdaje. 500,- BDT odkládají na půjčky a úspory. Jejich snem je uspořit dostatek peněz, aby si mohli koupit kus půdy v jejich původní vesnici a vrátit se do ní.
Chatrč, ve kterém rodina bydlí je z vlnitého plechu a dřeva. Toaletu sdílí s dalšími 2 rodinami. Bydlí v chatrči, která patří do projektu Čalantika na silnici č. 38. Základ jejich jídla tvoří rýže, kterou jí buď se zeleninou, čočkou, příležitostně s masem nebo rybou.
Hasan často matce pomáhá s domácími pracemi jako je sběr vody nebo hlídá mladšího bratra.
Jeho starší dvě sestry také navštěvují školu. Otec zůstává bez vzdělání a matka díky organizaci ADRA získala základní gramotnost.
„Jsme moc vděční za příležitost, kterou centrum ADRA naši rodině dává. Já se nyní umím podepsat. Hasan získává vzdělání, léčbu, zvláštní výživu. Jsme za to moc šťastni.“ říká Hasanova matka.
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Dear Madam or Sir,
I am a Czech native speaker. I have studied English and Spanish linguistics at university (Jihočeská univerzita) in České Budějovice. I have lived, studied and worked in English and Spanish speaking countries. In recent years I have been working as a freelance translator and I am seeking more opportunities in this field.
At the moment I am mainly translating and proofreading in the language pairs from Czech to English, English to Czech and Czech to Spanish and Spanish to Czech.
The projects I work on cover a wide variety of subjects, such as
business correspondence, CVs, training manuals, websites, annual reports.
I prepared my own documents while working in Ireland as a training supervisor, a customer support supervisor and a support manager.
Last year I studied Legal English for translators and interpreters in court - Právnická fakulta, Masarykova Univerzita, Brno. This year I have been studying the same course of Legal Spanish.
As a volunteer, I have been translating documents and websites for nonprofit organizations such as Tamjdem, Namasté Nepál, ADRA (e.g. http://www.calantika.cz/cz/sekce/hasan-57/) and others.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards, Hana
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