AfroCuration education edit-a-thon

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The AfroCuration education edit-a-thon is an event organised by the Moleskine Foundation with the support of Wikimedia ZA to improve South Africa related articles on Wikipedia. The primary focus of the event is to add, expand, and improve articles about the South African constitution in as many South African language versions of Wikipedia as possible.

Organisation[edit]

The Moleskine Foundation did most of the on-the-ground organising and preparation for the even in addition to providing funding for it. This funding included a small amount (R30,000) for travel expenses so that veteran editors from South Africa could join the event on the day, in person, in Johannesburg.

Wikimedia ZA committed to:

  • Finding veteran Wikipedia editors to participate.
  • Awarding scholarships to veteran editors so as to participate in person.
  • Publicising the event within the Wikimedia community.
  • Monitoring the impact of the event.

Event page on Facebook.
Event registration form.

Event details[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, 5 October 2019
  • Time: Free to join anytime between 08:00-17:00
  • Location: Old Fort, Mess Hall, Constitution Hill, 11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein.

Participation[edit]

Event participants can add their usernames to the list below to indicate their interest and/or participation in the event.

Interested in attending[edit]

Please add your username to the list below to indicate your interest in participating in the event in either an offline or online capacity.

Offline participation[edit]

A list of people (by username) who participated in the event in an offline capacity by attending it in person on the day.

  • <add username above>

Online participation[edit]

A list of people (by username) who participated in an online or digital capacity.

  • Sobaka (talk) 08:35, 5 October 2019 (UTC)
  • <add username above>

Impact[edit]

A project page recording the event's impact can be seen on the project's dashboard at the link here.