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A Wiki Wistar Presentation

Wiki Wistar (Nepali: विकि विस्तार) is an initiative of Wikimedia Nepal aimed to expand the Wikimedia community. The term wistar in Nepali language means expansion, growth, span etc.

Wikimedia Nepal has conducted Wiki Wistar programs in various places where presentations are made to introduce the Wiki Movement and how does the Wikimedia works across hundreds of language community. The technical session of Wiki Wistar teaches the participants about using wikipedia, creating and editing articles in various languages.

Some programs of Wiki Wistar In Nepal[edit]

  1. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Welhams College
Participants and presenters of Wiki Wistar in Welhams College Kathmandu
  1. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Prime College - Date-
  2. Discussion on Nepali Wikipedia held in the Monthly Technology Transform Program in Russian Culture Center 27 June, 2012
  3. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Pulchowk Engineering College - 24 June, 2012
  4. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel - 12 April, 2012
  5. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Bhaktapur College - Date-
  6. Wiki-Wistar (Wikipedia Outreach Program) conducted in Aberden College, Lalitpur


Wiki Wistar 2013-14[edit]

  • Advanced College, Kupondole - 200 participants
  • Prime College, Nayabazaar - 150 Participants
  • Santwana College, Baneshwor - 35 Participants
  • New Summit College, Mid Baneshwor - ?? Participants
  • Collaboration talk with Nepal Awadhi Samaj - 35 Participants
  • Collaboration talk with Nepal Academy (two meetings with the Chancellor, VC and board) - 10 Participants

(Note: Pls. mention the dates)

Wikipedia Outreach in connection with SFD[edit]

  • Event: Orientation at Himalayan College of Engineering
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Prakash and Prabin
  • Event: Orientation at BernHerdt College
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Saroj, Prabin and Prakash
  • Event: Orientation at Sagarmatha College
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Subir, Prakash, Prabin
  • Event: Orientation at ASCOL
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Prakash
  • Event: Orientation at ACME
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Prabin
  • Event: Orientation at Patan Campus
  • Volunteer: Prakash, Hempal
  • Event : Orientation at Ambition
  • Volunteer: Hempal, Prabin

Wiki Meeting at ASCOL[edit]

A Wiki Meeting was held in Amrit Science Campus (ASCOL) in the initiatives of Nepali Wiki Women. Presentation on Wikipedia, Wiki movement Global and Nepal and Women initiatives in Nepal was conducted. A video-show was conducted at the end of the program. The proposed edit-a-thon program could not be conducted because of power cut. Approx. 30 students from ASCOL participated.

WikiWistar in Aberdeen International College, Lalitpur[edit]

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Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College (Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College(Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College(Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College(Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College (Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College(Wikipedia Outreach)
Presentation of WikiWistar at Aberdeen College(Wikipedia Outreach)

WikiWistar was held in Aberdeen Academy Jawalakhel Lalitpur on Sunday, 24th March. Approx 50 students participated in the program.

OKFN Ambassador Prakash Neupane coordinated and Aberdeen International College, Suraj facilitated the program.

Nepali Wikipedia sysops Ganesh Paudel and Saroj Dhakal presented about the Wikipedia and Wiki movement in Nepal. The 2 hour session followed by online edit-a-thon conducted in the College Hall.