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Stories about Translation

16 July 2013

Crowd-Sourcing Translations: Your Video Game in Inuktitut

The company Pinnguaq helped crowd-sourced a translation of the videogame Osmos into indigenous Inuit language. "These kids were not hearing the language they speak at home and at school in...

1 February 2012

Ukraine: Online Interactive Map Helps Fight HIV

Private Ukrainian Charity Elena Pinchuk ANTIAIDS foundation in partnership with the Ukrainian office of Google launched the news social service maps.antiaids.org. The new service will help Ukrainian Internet users easier...

3 January 2012

Ukraine: Photo Art Helps Fighting AIDS

To mark the World AIDS Day in 2011 a photo exhibition of the project “AIDS- Open Faces” took place in Kiev. The exhibition was devoted to people whose life was...

30 December 2011

Ukraine: The Role of the ASTAU Information Manager

Svetlana Sharamok is an information manager for the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine (ASTAU). In this e-mail interview to Rising Voices she talks about her work and the...

26 November 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Report Small Accomplishments

The work of the activists of the Association of Substitution Therapy Treatment of Ukraine is focused on making live of the patients of opiate replacement therapy more comfortable, helping them...

21 November 2011

Ukraine: Blogging Personal Stories of Real People

The focus of the bloggers from the Association of the Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine is to discuss the issues that affect their lives the most. Today in Ukraine the...

13 November 2011

Ukraine: Finding Comfort and Advice in a Forum

A discussion board of the web-site Motilek.com.ua run by Ukrainian non-profit organization and RV grantee Drop-in Center unites people living with drug addiction where they can share advice about issues...

26 October 2011

Ukraine: A Healthy Debate in the Comments Section

A popular Ukrainian internet website published an article that was critical of opioid replacement therapy programs. The online discussion that took place in the comments section shows that there is...

13 October 2011

Ukraine: Learning How to Advocate for a Cause

To help further their mission, harm reduction activists in Ukraine understand that they need to deal with government agencies as part of their advocacy work. The leader of Chernivtsi NGO...

15 September 2011

Ukraine: Bloggers React to the Detention of Activist

Bloggers from the Ukrainian harm reduction community was very disturbed with the detention of Russian activist Irina Teplinskaya, who was accused of of drug smuggling after returning from treatment in...

31 August 2011

Ségou Villages: Praying for Rain

During the month of August, residents of the Ségou region in Mali suffered from a scarcity of rain. This had negative repercussions on their agricultural activities, threatening the entire season....

21 August 2011

Ukraine: The Pluses and Minuses of Harm Reduction

How does substitution therapy change the life of the people living with the drug addiction? Bloggers of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine use their blogs to share...

15 August 2011

Minya: More Rural Voices from Dawadeyya Village

As part of the Rising Voices grantee project Women of Minya Day by Day, women living in the rural village of Dawadeyya in Minya, Egypt continue to share their thoughts...