Wikimedia Bangladesh (Registered Name: Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation) is an approved chapter of Wikimedia Foundation. The main objective of this chapter is to help coordinate and promote various Bengali language Wikimedia projects like Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wiktionary, Wikibooks etc throughout Bangladesh. Wikimedia Bangladesh completes its local registration on 10th June 2014. It is registered at Joint Stock Companies & Firms – Bangladesh under the Societies Registration Act of Bangladesh and our official name is Wikimedia Bangladesh Foundation.
We have been organizing various types of events in the name of Wikimedia Bangladesh since we got approved as a Wikimedia chapter. Since our beginning as a chapter, we’ve organized many offline events such as Wikimeetups, Wikipedia workshops, Bangla Wikipedia Unconference, photo-walks, Ekushey Book Fair outreach programs as well as a press conferences with the launch of Wikipedia Zero in Bangladesh. There are some online activities as well to encourage new contributors to increase and improve the quality of articles in Wikipedias. Wikimedia Bangladesh is also very active in social media channels like Facebook, Twitter etc.