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Dagbani Wikipedia Saha Crew


Sadik Shahadu


Sadik is a project manager, researcher and Co-Founder of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. He is currently serving as the West African Indigenous Language Coordinator at Art+Feminism, a steering committee member of the Wikimedia Language Diversity Hub, and have previously served as a volunteer on the Wikimedia project grants committee. Outside the Wikimedia community, he is a Mozilla Open Leader X fellow, a MozFest wrangler and ambassador for the Mozilla festival 2022.

In addition to that, he works with several open leaders and OER experts on the UNESCO 'Open Education for a Better World' program as an advisory board member.

As a researcher and digital language activist, he works with individuals and organizations interested in digitizing indigenous languages and cultures on the internet. He was a program facilitator and panel chair for Hack4OpenGLAM at the 2021 Creative Commons global summit

Yussif Abdul-Rasheed


Abdul-Rasheed is a teacher by profession, a team member/ co-founder and Grants Manager of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. He is a member of The Europeana Network Association (ENA) and an event organiser at Art and Feminism. He believes in making knowledge freely accessible and contributing to free knowledge hence a Wikimedian he is. Abdul-Rasheed contributes to Wikimedia projects as user:Din-nani1 since 2015.

Khadija Iddrisu


Khadija Iddrisu User:Dhee Jah is a team member of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group as well as the IT Manager for the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of the User group's Website as well as promotion of its projects by designing flyers. Khadija has also participated in organizing some projects for the dagbani wikimedians user group including the My Northern Achievers Contest, WikiLoveSEarth2021 and WikiLovesHumanRight. Outside Dagbani Wikimedians User Group, She is currently working as a Data Scientist and a Regional Ambassador for the Mastercard Foundation Alumni Committee.

Alhassan Mohammed Awal


Alhassan Awal is the Outreach and Campaigns manager for Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. His username is User:Alhassan Mohammed Awal. He has contributed in organising many Dagbani wikipedia projects and playing other leading roles in the execution of those projects. He has served in the jury team for many of the Wiki loves projects for Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. He served as a volunteer in the communication team for WikiIndaba 2021 hosted by Uganda. He is a member of Translators Without Boarders (TWB) and participates in various wikimedia translation projects from English into Dagbani. Outside of the wikimedia community, He is an educationist working with Ghana Education Service (GES). He served as a Headteacher over a decade and later became an examination officer. He was later rescheduled to become a Basic Education Coordinator for Nanton District Education Directorate. He is currently a School Improvement Support Officer (SISO) in Nanton District. He is a mentor providing services to young and upcoming teachers and students. He has passion for writing and volunteerism. He is an activist for child-right and girl-child education. He is also a language activist. He wants the Dagbani language to go global and fill up every available digital space. He envisions to have the Dagbani language recognized by all search engines on the internet. He hopes to have Dagbani speakers begin reading and writing contents in Dagbani on the digital spaces with ease and to get all contents in Dagbani made available, accessible, and free to use on the digital platforms. He also hopes to achieve same for all the 16 Mole-Dagbani sub ethnic groups.

Fuseini Musah


He is named Musah Fuseini (User: Musahfm), a native of Tamale-Ghana and a Dagomba by tribe. He is a teacher by profession; and teaches Dagbani. He is an indigenous language activist and loves writing, especially in Dagbani. He is a prolific editor on Dagbani Wikipedia and Wikidata. He contributed immensely towards migrating Dagbani Wikipedia from the incubator onto the mainstream Wikipedia on 1st July, 2021. He is currently a team member of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group; he is a co-facilitator in Dagbani Wikimedians' tele-education program on TV dubbed Dagbani Wikipedia Saha. He is also a project lead for Moore Wikipedia (incubator). Moore is one of the 16 Mole-Dagbani languages that the Dagbani Wikimedians Usergroup seek to promote on wikipedia and it's sister projects.

He is passionate about promoting the Dagbani language with a strong commitment to making it very visible on the internet space and thus, saving it from going extinct. He therefore, wholeheartedly, welcomes any opportunity aimed at achieving that.

Fuseini Mohammed Kamal-Deen


Fuseini Mohammed is a facilitator and trainer of trainees at the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group. He is a co-founder and technical support officer at the Gurenɛ Wikimedia Community. He has contributed to Wikimedia foundation under username User:Dnshitobu. He is a professional teacher with a background in Information technology and a volunteer for many other community organisations. He is a poet by passion and serves as a guidance coordinator in unearthing potentials. He recruits and provide ICT training for students in Junior and Senior High Schools in Ghana.