This project was completed on Jul 23, 2020
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Translation

Help Stay Grounded Network reach volunteers, beneficiaries, and supporters who speak a different language by translating their communications materials.
Stay Grounded Network
Vienna, Austria
Cause
Environment

Posted June 23rd

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Project Details

What We Need
  • Specific copy from one document (up to 1000 words) translated from one language to one other of the Organization's choice
  • Note: If you need more than 1000 words translated or copy translated into more than one language, please post additional versions of this project
Additional Details

We need translation from Dutch into English of a great article comparing travel destinations. It shows that one doesn't need to fly far away but can find similarly marvellous places in Europe: https://www.natuurenmilieu.nl/blog/betere-bucketlist-bestemmingen

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have the article in Dutch, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have the contact and approvement of the author, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $7,098 , allowing us to do great work with a very limited budget.

We're running a campaign called "Let's Stay Grounded". It includes great stories about grounded travel, i.e. travel without airplane. https://stay-grounded.org/lets-stay-grounded/

Project Plan

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Prep: Distribution of Current Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides the current materials or resources that need to be translated, as well as and any existing materials or terminology already in the desired language
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Milestone 1: Project Goals, Timeline & Process Established
  • Volunteer Manager shares information on where and how the materials will be used
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
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Milestone 2: Professional Translates Desired Materials & Volunteer Manager Provides Feedback
  • Professional translates the desired materials
  • Volunteer Manager reviews drafts of translated materials, and provides feedback to the Professional on content, grammar, and tone
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Milestone 3: Finalized Translated Materials are Delivered to the Organization
  • Professional incorporates Volunteer Manager’s feedback and creates a final draft of the desired materials
  • Professional delivers final draft to the Volunteer Manager
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About The Org

Stay Grounded Network
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Magdalena H.

Campaigner

Our Mission

STAY GROUNDED is a global network of more than 150 local airport opposition groups, climate justice activists, NGOs, trade unionists, academics, groups supporting alternatives to aviation like night trains, and organisations supporting communities which struggle against offset projects or biofuel plantations. We aim to exchange experiences, support each other, and campaign together for a reduction of aviation and its negative impacts. We also engage in fighting problematic climate strategies like offsetting emissions and biofuels. Our vision is a form of mobility that rests inside the planetary boundaries and is not at the expense of others.

Testimonials

Was great working with Guido! Very quick and put valuable additional thoughts to the project!
Magdalena Heuwieser
Magdalena H.

Campaigner

Translation Project

Stay Grounded is an organisation that has both feet firmly planted on the ground (pun intended). They're easy to work with and happy with one's contribution. I'm pursuing some additional ideas with them and it would be great what can come of their work.
Guido Segers
Guido S.

Volunteer

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