Translators Without Borders (TWB) has published its first newsletter, available to read online. Founder Lori Thicke highlights the milestones achieved during 2011, when TWB was able to:
~More than double donations to humanitarian organizations such as Doctors without Borders and Oxfam, progressing from 1 million words per year to 2.5 million.
~Help dozens more organizations including Partners in Health, The Mother and Child Trust and Medical Aid Films.
~Expand from a handful of European languages to over 60 world languages.
~Establish an online Translation Center (powered by ProZ.com) to automatically link volunteer translators with projects in their domain and language pairs.
~Offer subtitling services (powered by dotSUB).
~Add over 1000 volunteers to the pool of approved translators.
~Launch the most far-reaching survey ever of the African translation industry (powered by the Common Sense Advisory).
~Win Volunteer of the Year from Make-a-Wish Foundation.
~Deliver first translations of health information into African languages.
Translators Without Borders website.