Translator (ENG to CHN) at YAMA Foundation

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Translator (ENG to CHN)

Help us translate our English-language marketing communications materials into Traditional Chinese for local Hong Kong audience

Project Details

What we need

  • Attend a 30-min briefing call
  • Translate our redesigned website from English into Chinese
  • Translate 4 newsletters from English to Chinese

Background

YAMA Foundation has built a strong base among English-speaking communities with disabilities and special needs. As we look to expand our programmes in the coming year, we sincerely desire to reach deeper into the local Chinese-speaking communities most in-need. We seek help in translating/updating our existing web content to include Chinese language, as well as putting out regular bilingual communications to our growing subscriber base.

What we have

English-language content (website, direct mail newsletters, activity reports, event marketing collaterals); Chinese-language glossary of preferred terms;Collaborative support from Executive Team to discuss/clarify ideas and communication concepts

Why this is important

YAMA Foundation was created to enable Hong Kong’s most vulnerable to fully participate in all aspects of life and society. We have witnessed how social exclusion, discrimination, and entrenched inequalities can impact people with disabilities and special needs, and the hardships that many families endure to “just get by”.Since our inception in 2016, YAMA has been an English-dominant organization. As our city continues to struggle through these most challenging and uncertain times, the need to broaden our reach and expand services in support of our city’s most marginalised and excluded communities has never been greater.

Project Period

28 Feb 2021 - 31 May 2021

Location

Remote

Requirements

4hours perweek

Time Commitment

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Translation
  • Email Marketing Copywriting

Language

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English

About the Organization

YAMA Foundation

www.yamahk.org

Causes

DisabilityMental HealthPoverty

What we do

YAMA Foundation makes yoga, art, and meditation accessible to Hong Kong’s most vulnerable communities. We believe that all people have the fundamental right to feel good in their bodies, feel peaceful in their minds, live colourful lives, and be part of a caring community -- no matter their ability or background.

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