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The Rosetta volunteer community survey results are out!

Volunteer Survey

  Earlier this year, The Rosetta Foundation merged with Translators without Borders (TWB). To better understand the Rosetta volunteer community, we conducted a community survey in September 2017. The survey received an enthusiastic response, with nearly 700 volunteers sharing their thoughts on their background, translation experience, technology, and what inspires them to volunteer. Here are […]

‘It’s the idea of connecting people from all over the world to help others’

Stephanny

  The Rosetta Foundation helps connect language volunteers with non-profit organisations that work with under-served communities. The goal is to relieve poverty, support healthcare, and develop education by providing equal access to information in local languages. Stephanny Benítez Márquez is a Mexican translator and researcher, who volunteers with the organisation to give back to society. […]

‘Every child should have access to joyful stories in their mother tongue’

StoryWeaver

StoryWeaver is a well-known and loved platform of freely accessible joyful stories for children in languages that they are fluent in. The Rosetta Foundation’s volunteers have made a contribution to this cause by translating on StoryWeaver in several languages. For the occasion of the upcoming International Literacy Day next month, which is also the anniversary […]

‘Any time we can use our skills to help people around the world, it’s a good feeling’

Betsy

Spanish to English translator Betsy Galbreath has been a volunteer for The Rosetta Foundation since early 2016, and in that time she has translated over 50,000 words to bring people in Spanish-speaking countries, vital information in their language. Through her generous contribution of time and skills, Betsy has played an invaluable role in increasing the […]