Egypt Wikimedians/Report/ 2018

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Activities[edit]

Meeting[edit]

We called every member of our user group for a monthly meeting to plan for events and activities.

Wikipedia education program conference[edit]

we managed a conference in Cairo University to celebrate the achievements of students in the 9th term on Wikipedia education program

WikiGap[edit]

Wikimedia Egypt participated in organizing an editathon with the Swedish Embassy in the public library in Cairo.

Wiki Love Monuments 2019[edit]

WMEG actively promoted the Wiki Loves Monuments Competition with the following :

  • Advertising the competition through the ORMS mailing list ans social media which has a substantial number of photographers
- :: - Facebook
  • Contact and presentations with photographic societies / clubs to promote the competition
  • A total of 831 photo have been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons from Egypt , with total size 2223 MB


Lessons learned[edit]

What worked well?

Many organizations were interested in hosting edit-a-thons with us,

We generally delivered what we promised and completed the contest successfully.

  • Central notice appears to be the most efficient method for advertisement of this project.
  • We have made good local partners for future collaboration/projects.