Working languages:
English to Somali
Somali to English
English to Maay Maay

Suleiman Borei

Wheaton, Illinois, United States
Local time: 23:01 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: Somali 
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Site localizer This person has helped to localize into Somali
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a Business member or Plus subscriber.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Government / PoliticsEducation / Pedagogy
Law (general)Medical (general)
AgricultureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Construction / Civil EngineeringBusiness/Commerce (general)

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 6,473
English to Somali - Rates: 0.14 - 0.18 USD per word / 34 - 47 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 5, Questions asked: 5
Blue Board entries made by this user  2 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Moneybookers, Western Union, Money Grams | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Afsomal
Translation education Other - Certificate
Experience Years of experience: 12. Registered at Aug 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships Somali Translators Association
TeamsSomali Localization Team, Dayow & Companions Professional Translators
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Alchemy Publisher, FrameMaker, Frontpage, memoQ, Microsoft Office Pro, Adapt It WX Unicode, Wordfast
Forum posts 2 forum posts
CV/Resume English (PDF), English (DOCX)
Professional practices Suleiman Borei endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Professional objectives
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

Call: +1 630-344-2098, e-mail: [email protected]/ or skype: suleiman_d


Analytical Skills:
Analytical by nature, Solid problem-solving abilities, Research skills

Personal Attributes: Project management, Strong relationship skills, Decisive and goal oriented, Effective in both individual and team competitive situations, Ability to work in a team environment, Advanced in dynamic cultures, Self motivated, Flexibility in operational hours, rates and locations

Communications: Good interpersonal skills, Articulate, Persuasive and quick-thinking skills, Efficient verbal and writing skills, Ability to follow up client’s instructions closely, Knowledge of industry-specific terminology.

English > Somali English > Maaymaay


Infosaid Message Library ARIs
Volume: 40,000 words
Specification: Humanitarian

Fishing Without Net (Movie)
Volume: 1 h 51 mins
Specification: Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, Fishing Without Nets tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of Somali Pirates from their point of view

Education High School Diploma
January 2007 Graduated English Language Course Based on Oxford University Press
Transition 1 and Gateway 2 Curriculum, Nairobi Kenya
1997 – 1998 Benadir Medical Training Institute, Mogadishu, Somalia
1986 – 1990 Wadajir Secondary School, Mogadishu, Somalia

• Translation
• Interpretation
• Proofreading
• Editing
• Transcription
• Subtitling
• Voice recording

CAT Tools Availability
• MemoQ
• Wordfast
• AdaptIt

Professional Affiliations since 2008
Certified translator

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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects2
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English to Somali2
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Keywords: Translation, Interpretation, (Telephone Interpretation, Simultaneous Interpretation), Proofreading, Editing, Postscript, Transcription, Voice-over, (dubbing), Subtitle

Profile last updated
Jan 8, 2020

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