Moravia Renews Sponsorship of Translators without Borders
Company's social media campaign raises more than $3,000 in additional funds for humanitarian organization
NEWBURY PARK, Calif., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moravia, one of the world's leading globalization companies, has renewed its commitment as a Gold Sponsor of Translators without Borders. Moravia has also donated an additional $3,300 to the organization based on proceeds from the company's social media fundraising campaign launched in December 2012.
"Language services play a vital role in humanitarian causes, because the power to effectively communicate and inform is paramount and can save lives," said Renato Beninatto, Chief Marketing Officer of Moravia and an Advisory Board Member of Translators without Borders. "In addition to renewing our pledge as a Gold Sponsor, we'd like to thank all of our clients, associates and friends for taking part in last winter's social media campaign which raised an additional $3,300 toward this organization's meaningful mission."
Translators without Borders is a non-profit organization that supports humanitarian work around the world by providing pro bono translation services. In the last 18 months the organization has helped translate more than 11 million words for non-profit organizations such as Doctors without Borders, Oxfam and Action Against Hunger, among others. Translators without Borders has also established a translators' training center in Nairobi, Kenya to make more lifesaving communications available to Africans in their own languages.
Lori Thicke, co-founder of Translators without Borders, said the financial support provided by sponsors like Moravia is critical to sustaining and growing the organization, particularly in areas where under-resourced languages are spoken. "We are very grateful to Moravia for their continued assistance, which is essential to supporting our humanitarian work around the world."
About Translators without Borders
Translators without Borders is a US-based 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. The mission of Translators without Borders is to translate knowledge for humanity. The non-profit organization's vision is a world where knowledge knows no language barriers. The initial goal is to assist humanitarian organizations with $2 million worth of pro bono translation services per year and to build capacity in local African languages to translate lifesaving health content. For more information, visit http://translatorswithoutborders.org/
Moravia is a leading globalization solution provider, enabling companies in the information technology, e-learning, and life sciences industries to enter global markets with high- quality multilingual products. Moravia's solutions include localization, product testing, internationalization, multilingual publishing, technical translation, content creation, machine translation, and workflow consulting. The company maintains global headquarters in the Czech Republic and North American headquarters in California, with local offices and production centers in Japan, China, Latin America, Ireland, USA and throughout Europe. www.moravia.com.
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