KUDO Multilingual Interpretation Platform Will Remove Language Barriers Between Ukrainian Refugees and Those Who Help Them
NEW YORK, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — KUDO, the Multilingual Meetings SaaS Company, today announces that it is offering free use of its multilingual video conferencing platform to individual volunteer interpreters as well as NGOs supporting the people of Ukraine. if needed.
Recent reports estimate that to date more than 150,000 Ukrainian residents have fled their country for security reasons. Additionally, Hanne BeirensDirector of the Migration Policy Institute of Europe, told Al Jazeera that it estimates there will be 1-3 million more displaced people depending on how long the invasion lasts. Many seek help in neighboring countries Poland, Hungary, Romaniaand Moldova. Other European nations are opening their borders to Ukraine asylum-seeking residents.
“At KUDO, we believe in the language of peace and stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine,” says Fardad Zabetyan, CEO and co-founder of KUDO. “Communication plays a vital role in emergency relief. As Ukrainians depend on humanitarian aid, the language barrier can hamper vital emergency relief efforts. We hope that by removing this barrier and enabling Ukrainian refugees and those assisting them to communicate in real time, with the support of human interpreters, so they can get the assistance they need as quickly as possible.” .”
Since its inception in 2017, the KUDO platform and interpreter marketplace of over 12,000 professional interpreters with expertise in over 200 spoken and sign languages have been used by businesses, governments, NGOs and multinational organizations to foster diplomacy and ensure everyone has the power to understand and be understood in high-stakes meetings and conversations.
NGOs and volunteer interpreters can get more information and register for free access to the KUDO platform by visiting http://www.kudoway.com/ukraine.
About KUDO: KUDO is a multilingual meeting SaaS company built around a B2B managed marketplace powered by the largest network of on-demand conference interpreters. Accessible from anywhere, on any device, KUDO redefines the possibilities of global communication. More info at http://www.kudoway.com
Pia Decarsin, KUDO, (1) 315-610-6919, [email protected]
Rebecca SchuetteKUDO, 1 347 943 9056, [email protected]
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