In many developing countries, opportunities for formal translator training are limited. Yet, translation can be an attractive career for inhabitants of those parts of the world.
In that context, contributing to a Collaborative translation community can be an attractive way of building a good track translation record, and eventually making a career of it. This in turn can be an excellent motivator for contributors who are in that situation.
Therefore, make it possible for contributors to obtain an official certificate from your organization, detailing the kind of work they have done for you, and the level of quality they obtained. The certificate should look highly professional, so that the contributor can use it to foster an eventual career in translation.
Links to related patterns
- This practice is a form of Contributor Recognition.
- Kiva.org has used this practice.