Working languages:
English to Swahili

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May 2021

Abraham Barasa
...Translating since 2012

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Local time: 01:04 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Swahili (Variant: Kenyan) 
This person has translated 542 words for Translators without Borders
What Abraham Barasa is working on
Jul 2, 2020 (posted via  Just finished translating COVID-19 response messages for a short code mobile platform. Interesting moment to learn about safety and to contribute to the safety of humanity! ...more »
Total word count: 0

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My work is my signature
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Software localization, Interpreting, Project management, Transcription, Training, MT post-editing, Website localization
Specializes in:
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.International Org/Dev/Coop
Medical: Health Care

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Words translated: 542
English to Swahili - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 30 USD per hour
Payment methods accepted PayPal
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Nairobi
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Sep 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Swahili (Kenya National Examinations Council)
English to Swahili (University of Nairobi)
English (University of Nairobi, verified)
Memberships East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association (EAITA)
Software Adobe Acrobat, Google Translator Toolkit, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Events and training
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My professional background is Education; English Linguistics and Literature. I am a native Swahili (KE) speaker. I have over 8 years of experience in translation. My language combination is English<>Swahili. I have undertaken Medical translation training with Translators Without Borders and spent most of my translation time working as a translator on medical specific modules, social health modules, translation for crisis intervention, etc. I have also worked on documents of general nature, technology, business and finance. I am HIPAA certified. 
Keywords: Swahili, medical, science, social science, business, healthcare, art/literary, localization, geography

Profile last updated
Feb 27

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