If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

Nelson Mandela


Does your organisation provide humanitarian assistance in Portuguese-speaking Africa? Is your company working in Guinea-Bissau on a development programme? Are you a charity committed to economic and social development? Or does your work consist of taking actions to empower the poorest communities in Mozambique and achieve sustainable development? Do not let language barriers get in the way of your relationship with the local communities and business partners. I can help you communicate effectively in the Portuguese-speaking African countries of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and São Tomé and Príncipe.

You can expect from me:
Easy communication
Accuracy and reliability
Appropriate style regardless of the nature of the document (international development, business, marketing, market research, tourism, commerce and trade, legal, website translations)
Partnership (Your business is my business!)
On-time service

Read here about other services or send me an email with your file and details about your project for Lusophone Africa. I will get back to you very soon with a free quote!

I'm Rita, a native Portuguese translator and reviewer working from English and French.

"Your documents in flawless Portuguese – all the way from Portugal."

Availability: Monday to Friday |
9am to 6pm Lisbon/London time

info [at] ritamaia.com
(00351) 939555490


professional development

“Rita is professional, reliable, flexible and, above all, a really easy person to work with. Rita excels in accuracy, competence and attention to details, being very responsible and efficient regarding deadlines, conditions and translation processes. (…) It will be our pleasure to continue to count on the collaboration of this translator and fellow Language Coordinator.”

— Isabel Vaz Belchior – Language Coordinator at TED OTP