TED.com talk in translation

The transcript of Bandi’s talk on TED.com is now available in 14 languages, through the TED Open Translation Project:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • French, Canadian
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese, Brazilian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

According to the Wikipedia article on languages of the DR Congo:

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a multilingual country where an estimated total of 242 languages are spoken. Ethnologue lists 215 living languages. The official language, inherited from the colonial period, is French. Four indigenous languages have the status of national language: Kikongo, Lingala, Swahili and Tshiluba.

If you could help translate Bandi’s talk (or any other TED talks) into languages indigenous to the Congo, please contact TED.

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