Sarah Ndanu Mwangangi Ngesu

South Eastern Kenya University,
P.O Box 170-90200.
Kitui - Kenya.
Mobile : 0722-866041
Email sarahngesu@gmail.com/sngesu@seku.ac.ke

Career Objective
To be the best translator and interpreter, to offer quality, efficient and reliable translation and interpretation services.
To be the best teacher and offer efficient and quality service to all students: to nature their character in a way that future generation will be positively impacted.

Personal Profile
Hardworking, productive, result oriented, team player, ready to learn, reliable ambitious and honest.

Professional Qualifications

  • May 10th 1990- to date Teaching Kiswahili as Foreign and Second language at Certificate,
  • Diploma and Degree levels in public and private institutions. Teaching, Training on Translation and Interpretation at University.
  • March 2009 Participated in DTE/SNE Item writing Workshop organized by K NEC at KIE.
  • May 2009 Developed a manual for Nazarene University on Communication Skills in Kiswahili.
  • March 2009 to date Item Writer and Moderator (K.C.P.E/K.C.S. E/P.T. E/D.T. E)
  • July 2006- May 2010 Head of Department Kiswahili and other Languages
  • August 2005 –2009 Invigilation of Exams at University of Nairobi (Kikuyu Campus)
  • 2005 to October, 2016 Advisor of East Africa Model United Nations
  • April 2000 Trained in guidance and Counseling.
  • May 1997 Attended a Seminar on how to examine and mark Kiswahili Exams
  • May 1996 Attended a Seminar on how to teach Kiswahili Language.
  • 27th Nov.1992 Attended teacher tutor in service workshop organized by
  • Kenyatta University and qualified to teach and advise teachers on teaching practice.

Conferences attended

  • August 22nd to 23, 2018 I attended and presented a paper at a Kiswahili Conference Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held at Moi University. The title of the paper was “Changamoto za Mgongano wa Lugha: Mfano wa Tofauti za Kileksia baina Kenya, Tanzania na Uganda”
  • April 6th-7th 2018 I attended and presented a paper at a Kiswahili Conference Organized by Chuo cha Maendeleo na Ushirikiano wa Kimataifa (MS TCDC) held at Arusha, Tanzania. The title of the paper was “ Mbinu ya Tafsiri inaweza kuchukuliwa kuwa Stadi ya Tano Katika ufundishaji wa Kiswahili ikiwa Lugha ya Kigeni?
  • December 15th -16th 2017 I attended and presented two papers at a global Kiswahili Conference organized by Chama cha Ukuzaji wa Kiswahili Duniani (CHAUKIDU) held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The title of my first paper was “ Dhima ya ufundishaji wa Kozi ya Historia ya Kiswahili katika ujenzi wa Uzalendo.” The title of the second paper co-authored with Miriam Osore was “ Tathmini ya Tafsiri ya Matini za Kigeni katika Taifa Leo nchini Kenya.”
  • November 23rd -24th 2017 I attended and presented a paper at a Kiswahili Conference for East Africa organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held at African Dreams Hotel-Dodoma, Tanzania. I presented a paper entitled “Dhima na Changamoto za Teknolojia katika Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Kigeni/Pili”.
  • September 6th-8th 2017 Kongamano la Kamisheni ya Kiswahili ya Afrika Mashariki (KAKAMA) held at Golden Tulip Hotel- Zanzibzar. I presented a I entitled “Nafasi ya Kuimarika na Kutanuka kwa Lugha ya Kiswahili kama Kitakuwa Lugha ya Kufundishia katika Afrika Mashariki.”
  • July 20th-22nd 2017 I attended a Kiswahili Conference organized by Chama Cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA) held at Kibabii University. I presented a paper entitled “ Tafsiri Tenge katika Kamusi Thaniya ya Kiingereza-Kiswahili: Changamoto katika Taaluma ya Kiswahili. (TUKI,Toleo la Tatu).
  • December 2016 I presented a paper entitled Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Mawasiliano: Uchanganuzi wa sms zinazotumiwa wagonjwa wa Ukimwi at Catholic University of East Africa in a Conference organized by Chama Cha Kiswahli cha Dunia(CHAUKIDU). The title of the paper was, Tafsiri kama nyenzo ya kufanikisha Mawasiliano: Uchanganuzi wa ujumbe mfupi katika Matibabu.
  • September 2016 Presented a seminar paper at CHAKITA Conference held at The Swahili cultural Center- Mombasa. The title was, The role of ICTs in teaching African languages: A case study of Kiswahili, Kikuyu and Kikamba.
  • August 23rd 2013 Presented a seminar paper at CHAKITA Conference held at Catholic University of East Africa entitled‘Tafsiri na Ufasiri Katika Matumizi ya Kiswahili kama Lugha Rasmi Nchini Kenya.’
  • August 23rd 2013 Presented a seminar paper at CHAKITA Conference held at Kenyatta University. The title was ‘Tafsiri ya Tarakilishi kama Njia Muhimu ya Mawasiliano.’
  • June15th -18th Presented a seminar paper at Bishop Stam Pastoral Center (Kakamega). The title was ‘Guidance and counseling As a disciplinary tool in curbing sexual harassment and abuse In secondary school; head teachers’ last option in the 21st Century.’

Translation and Interpretation Portfolio

  • October 2016 to date Started my own Translation and Interpretation Consultancy where I translated different documents from various disciplines, organizations and institutions. Due to client confidentiality I cannot name them one by one. I have given interpretation services in international
    conferences. My working languages are English into Kiswahili, Kiswahili into English and into and out of Kikamba between English or Kiswahili. Kiswahili into English.
  • December 2015 Translated a big document on Kitui County Integrated plan for Kitui County.
  • May 10th 2010 – To Date Teaching Translation courses at Bachelor’s Degree level at Kenyatta University and South Eastern Kenya University.
  • September 2011 Translated three short stories in Mzee Kigogo na Hadithi Nyingine by East African Educational Publishers.
  • October 2017 The Short Story “Mshindi” which I had translated was incorporated into a short story book entitled “Vazi la Mhudumu na Hadithi Nyingine” by East African Educational Publishers.

Publications

  1. August 2013 Mwongozo wa Kidagaa by Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Publishers
  2. September 2013 Mwongozo wa Mstahiki Meya by Kenyatta University Press
  3. September 2011 Translated three short stories in Mzee Kigogo na Hadithi Nyingine by East African Educational Publishers.
  4. April 2008 Mwongozo wa Utengano by Mvule Publishers.

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