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Abba Bello Kanwa

Abba Bello Kanwa

Hausa Translator and Hausa Language QC

Services provided: General Translation Services , Technical Document Translation , Translators

Kano, Kano Municipal
$15 / hour
Approximate rate

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About Abba Bello Kanwa:

I am a professional translator with a strong background in Hausa language and its dialects. Proficient in more than seven translation software. Experienced in providing high-quality translation services for a variety of clients. A team leads for the HOGATZA Machine Learning English-Hausa Translation and Transcription project. Successfully translated over 200 projects ranging from documents to entire websites. Seeking to utilize my skills and experience to provide excellent translation and transcription services for clients and businesses.

Experience

04/09/2022 – CURRENT Abuja (Remote) , Nigeria
HAUSA LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR & TRANSCRIPTIONIST APPEN

At Appen LTD, I worked as a Hausa Translator and Transcription contractor. My responsibilities included translating and transcribing audio recordings in Hausa language into written text, ensuring accuracy of the work and adhering to the company's guidelines and standards. I also provided feedback on the quality of the audio recordings and worked closely with the project team to ensure successful completion of the transcription and translation project.
In previous years at Appen LTD. I exceeded my annual targets by 25-35% for 3 consecutive years.

19/10/2021 – CURRENT Remote, Nigeria
ENGLISH/HAUSA TRANSLATOR TRANSLATORS WITHOUT BORDERS

Translate a wide range of texts from English to Hausa and from Hausa to English, including but not limited to: medical and health-related materials, educational materials, news articles, and humanitarian and emergency
Ensure the translated text is accurate, culturally appropriate, and easy to understand for the target audience.

11/02/2021 – 17/06/2022 Lagos, Nigeria
TECHNICAL HAUSA TRANSLATOR MICROSOFT

Translate technical materials from English to Hausa, including software user manuals, product descriptions, and technical reports
Proofreading and edit Hausa translations to ensure their accuracy and clarity
Adhere to translation guidelines and standards set by Microsoft
Use translation tools such as SDL Trados, memoQ translator pro, and Lokalise to assist with translation tasks
Work independently and meet tight deadlines

15/01/2021 – 25/11/2021 Sokoto, Nigeria
ENGLISH TO HAUSA INTERNSHIP TRANSLATOR CEMENT COMPANY OF NORTHERN NIGERIA

Translated business websites to support international expansions.
Supported operations by translating key departmental documents and internal communications.
Listened to recordings and translated confidential information.
 

Education

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

24/03/2017 – 25/12/2021 Sokoto, Nigeria
BACHELOR OF ARTS - Sokoto State University

Address Birnin Kebbi Rd, Sokoto, Nigeria

10/02/2014 – 13/10/2015 Zaria, Nigeria
DIPLOMA HAUSA LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS Ahmadu Bello University

Address Samaru Campus, Zaria, Nigeria

06/08/2020 – 08/09/2020 Lagos, Nigeria


DIGITAL NIGERIA CERTIFICATE Microsoft and NITDA
Address No. 9, Kofo Abayomi Street Victoria Island Lagos, Lagos State, Lagos, Nigeria

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