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French to English Translation - Support Hurricane Matthew Recovery from Home

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BUILD CHANGE

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Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on October 4. Our team was in the area shortly after to investigate damages and report their findings to others in Haiti. These reports will help guide safe reconstruction of damaged communities, and allow our partners and other organizations to understand why so many homes and schools were damaged.

We need help translating these reports from French to English. We have a total of 5 reports which need to be translated, ranging in length from 10 to 26 pages. We need all of them translated, however are happy to work with multiple volunteers to achieve this goal.

We need your help. Without English versions of these reports, we are unable to effectively share and communicate our findings with others in Haiti. Through translating these reports, you will be helping us to expand the understanding of how and why to rebuild safely, so that communities will be more resilient to disaster in the future.

Should you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us to discuss this opportunity further.

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About BUILD CHANGE

Location:

1001 Bannock St, Ste 467, Denver, CO 80204, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.

Description

Build Change designs disaster-resistant houses and schools in emerging nations and trains builders, homeowners, engineers, and government officials to build them.

Build Change leaves in place permanent change in construction practice by building local skills and stimulating local demand.

After a major earthquake in a developing country, agencies typically build masses of houses that are not always culturally appropriate and sustainable in the local construction sector. Often, the homeowner is only minimally involved in the decision-making and construction process. The opportunity to build local capacity is often missed, and in many cases, the houses built after the funding and technical assistance cease are not earthquake-resistant. To overcome these challenges, Build Change applies local solutions, equal opportunity, technical excellence, incentives for the local economy, local capacity growth, and job creation to support communities in becoming more resilient.

Disaster Relief
Homeless & Housing
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Disaster Response
  • English
  • French
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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