Working languages:
Soomaali to Ingiriisi
Swahili to Ingiriisi
Swahili to Soomaali

Mohamed Amin Ibrahim
Specialized in Legal, Medical, General

Baidoa, Southwest state, Somalia
Local time: 08:00 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Soomaali (Variant: Maxaa Tiri) Native in Soomaali, Swahili (Variant: Kenyan) Native in Swahili
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This person is helping to localize into Somali
This person has translated 15,401 words for Translators without Borders
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Interpreting, Subtitling, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Law (general)Media / Multimedia
Medical (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Medical: Health CareGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

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Soomaali to Ingiriisi - Rates: 0.04 - 0.05 USD per word / 10 - 24 USD per hour
Swahili to Ingiriisi - Rates: 0.03 - 0.05 USD per word / 10 - 24 USD per hour
Swahili to Soomaali - Rates: 0.03 - 0.05 USD per word / 10 - 24 USD per hour
Soomaali to Swahili - Rates: 0.06 - 0.14 USD per word / 10 - 24 USD per hour
Ingiriisi to Swahili - Rates: 0.04 - 0.07 USD per word / 10 - 24 USD per hour

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 4, Questions asked: 8
Payment methods accepted PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Mogadishu University
Experience Years of experience: 8. Registered at Jul 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace
CV/Resume Ingiriisi (PDF)
Professional practices Mohamed Amin Ibrahim endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

Born in Somalia and educated in
Kenya. I am a freelance translator for the pair languages (English, Somali). My areas of expertise include Law, Legal, Medical, Religion, Business,
Technical, General, website and social media content. I have been in the translation industry for the past
four years, working for All-Locatrans, Translators Without Borders, Lionsbridge, Tremsom, Transparent and Somali
Translation Consultancy. I have translated more than 1 million words in my
translation career and 85,600 more as a voluntary translator. Somali is my
native language and Maay-Maay is my native dialect.


I have worked for a humanitarian
agency too and I enjoy reading publications on humanities and sciences. To me,
providing top quality translations and respecting the client’s deadlines, are
the most important things. Likewise, I prefer translating the message of the
text rather than providing literal translation of it.

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Profile last updated
Jul 10, 2020

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