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Unlock the African language barrier 
with AfriLingual

Get accurate & accessible African language services in-person or virtual to support your medical, legal, and business needs.

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Our Services

Language Access

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Simultaneous or consecutive certified interpreters tailored for individualized, confidential services like medical care or for business meetings or large conferences. We can provide these services in virtual settings or in-person.

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Our document translation services will help you ensure that the communities you serve access and understand key information about your services. We translate marketing and outreach materials such as websites, brochures, flyers, and presentations.

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Whether you are a researcher looking for support translating and transcribing audio and video interviews or archives, or an organization looking to transcribe a presentation or discussion at a conference, we are here to help.

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About Us

Women-Owned, & Worker-Owned business


From Our Community

Muriel Wilford, NY

“They are prompt to reply and follow up throughout the process with accessible pricing and wonderful customer service."

Jodi West, Brooklyn

"Within two days I have my papers translated in my hands and via email. Will recommend 10/10."

Alvina, NJ

"Translated from Bambara to English - it was done so quickly and professionally!"

تحدث بثقة


kuma ni wassa ye


Ƒo nu kple kakaɖedzi


Speak with


Parler avec


Wakh ak kolouté


Yewtireh E Holare


Gom n da yèsé

Moore (Mossi)

AfriLingual is a worker-owned cooperative business that provides expert interpretation, translation, and language instruction in 10+ African languages, English, and French. Learn More!

Accurate, Specialized
Language Services

Our certified interpreters are native speakers in 10+ African languages, including those less-commonly spoken.

Our understanding of local dialects and cultural meanings ensures the accuracy that's essential for you to effectively deliver your services to your clients and community.

Trusted, Reliable Professionals

We are experienced working in sensitive settings, including legal, medical, and social services.


We are available when you need us.

Every AfriLingual interpreter is also a co-owner of the business, so you can feel confident we are committed to quality and responsive service.

Worker-Owned and Committed to Community

AfriLingual is a Black-Owned, Women-Owned, and Worker-Owned business.

We started AfriLingual with the mission of language-justice for our African communities.

Being worker-owners means we can provide our services at fair wages for us and fair rates for you.

Discover how our language services can benefit your business.

Contact us today to learn more about our customized solutions and how we can help you communicate effectively in African languages.

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Finally, certified & native speakers that speak your language.

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An African worker-led cooperative helps New Yorkers lost in translation


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