Copyediting

Help The Taala Foundation review and edit written materials for grammar, typos, and a consistent style and voice so they can publish written materials with confidence.
The Taala Foundation
Kampala, Uganda
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Kampala, Uganda

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Posted November 24th

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What We Need
  • Review of up to 20 pages of copy for grammar, style, tone, and consistency
  • Advice on how to write effective copy going forward
Additional Details

This is a 20-page paper that surfaces some of the worst consequences of police brutality on the health and wellbeing of GSD persons. We would like it to be reviewed for grammar, style, tone, consistency and quality. We intend to publish it on our website and share it with various stakeholders to aid advocacy and fundraising efforts.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have Two staff members committed to this project, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have An electronic version of a research paper, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $1,792 , allowing us to focus on our distribution and advocacy strategy

This project will enable the Taala Foundation to:
1. Enhance the visibility of our work and its impact.
2. Enhance advocacy and fundraising efforts.

Project Plan

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Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials & Project Timeline
  • Volunteer Manager shares copy for revision with the Professional
  • Volunteer Manager provides additional/background content on the copy including intended audience, purpose, style guide, and/or examples of published copy to ensure style consistency
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager align expectations and agree on project timeline
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Milestone 1: Copyediting
  • Professional reviews the copy and creates appropriate changes to formatting, grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, etc.
  • Professional checks for inconsistency and and continuity errors
  • Professional creates a list of recommended changes to share with Volunteer Manager (if applicable)
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Milestone 2: Review Edits
  • Professional shares with Volunteer Manager a revised draft and a document tracking the changes
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss the changes made to the copy (up to two rounds of edits)
  • Professional makes agreed upon changes to the document and reviews final draft
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Milestone 3: Final Deliverables
  • Professional delivers final version to Volunteer Manager
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The Taala Foundation
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Our Mission

Promoting the highest attainable standard of health and wellbeing of youth the margins such that they can achieve their full potential to make an impact on society.

What We Do

We promote the wellbeing of youth, especially those within the gender and sexual diverse spectrum in Uganda, through law, education and mental health promotion as part of
our long term goal to make an impact in community wellness.

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