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Purpose of the report[edit]

This form is for organizations receiving Annual Plan Grants to report on their progress after completing the first 6 months of their grants. The time period covered in this form will be the first 6 months of each grant (e.g. 1 January - 30 June of the current year). This form includes four sections, addressing global metrics, program stories, financial information, and compliance. Please contact APG/FDC staff if you have questions about this form, or concerns submitting it by the deadline. After submitting the form, organizations will also meet with APG staff to discuss their progress.

Global metrics overview - all programs[edit]

We are trying to understand the overall outcomes of the work being funded across our grantees' programs. Please use the table below to let us know how your programs contributed to the Global Metrics. We understand not all Global Metrics will be relevant for all programs, so feel free to put "0" where necessary. For each program include the following table and

  1. Next to each required metric, list the outcome achieved for all of your programs included in your proposal.
  2. Where necessary, explain the context behind your outcome.
  3. In addition to the Global Metrics as measures of success for your programs, there is another table format in which you may report on any OTHER relevant measures of your programs success

For more information and a sample, see Global Metrics. Figures before the slash are outcomes, those after the slash are targets. Figures in brackets correspond to results with international Wiki Loves Earth.

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of participants 1405 (16,346) / 840 (3500) 975 (Outreach & Partnerships) + 462 (15,403) (Thematic Content) + 12 (Community Support) - 3% discount for multi-project participants

This and all three following metrics significantly exceeded in its international part owing to a very significant success of Wiki Loves Earth in some countries. A few countries (notably India, Pakistan, Brazil and Germany) had very significant success at Wiki Loves Earth, giving over 8,000 photos each and with over 1000 participants each. This success is only partially owing to our efforts, but mostly owing to work of local organisers.

Apart of this we significantly exceeded expectations owing to a very successful Wikimarathon with events in regions helping to involve a significant number of users, both new and returning experienced ones.

2. # of newly registered 611 (14,314) / 365 (1390) 351 (Outreach & Partnerships) + 260 (13,963) (Thematic Content)

Target exceeded, primarily owing to the success of Wikimarathon and to good results of the Education Programme

3. # content pages 21,687 (138,522) / 47,500 (117,390) 3085 (Outreach & Partnerships) + 17,936 (134,771) (Thematic Content) + 666 (Community Support)

Some activities, notably Wikimarathon and Wiki Loves Earth Ukraine, exceeded expectations in terms of content generated. Target yet to be reached, we expect to reach it after photo contests in the second half of the year.

4. # of media files used 1,697 (9,382) / 6,400 (12,940) 101 (Outreach & Partnerships) + 1,298 (8,983) (Thematic Content) + 298 (Community Support)

More efforts needed for increasing usage of images from photo contests.

5. Geographic diversity 22 / 15 21 (Outreach & Partnerships) + 8 (Thematic Content) + 1 (Community Support)

Only five regions not covered by events so far: Crimea and Sevastopol (occupation, although we had events for IDPs from the region), Donetsk Oblast (war zone, but we have plans for an event in the controlled area for the second half of the year), Chernivtsi and Zaporizhia Oblasts (both having too few active local Wikimedians). Most of the regions covered had multiple events, with Wikimarathon being particularly successful in increasing regional coverage.


During the first half of the year Wikimedia Ukraine experienced rather few organisational changes.

Regarding our staff, we continued contracts with our two project managers and the office manager who moved from 0.5 FTE to 0.75 FTE. Their work during the first half of the year fully met our expectations, and in particular we appreciate the dedication of our project managers to the values of the movement and to serving our community, which made a significant positive impact on the projects of Wikimedia Ukraine. Our office manager was also instrumental in supporting our projects, events and activities. In order to introduce the staff to the affiliates and to get a better acquaintance with strategic things, both of our project managers took part in the Wikimedia Conference in Berlin.

There were three changes in our board. We had an easier transition this year (AGM took place in late December 2016, thus the transition took place in the beginning of the year) than in previous years, partially because we organised a training for Board candidates the day before the AGM. The new board members are Taras Rykmas, Аrtem Komisarenko, Maksym Tsіzh. Taras is a geography student, residing in Lviv, keen on traveling and is actively involved in Wikiexpeditions. Artem is a computer programmer from Kyiv, a Ukrainian Wikisource administrator, working on the GLAM project. Maksym is a physicist, is living in Lviv like Taras, organiser of the WikiPhysContest last year; he is working on article contests and scientific projects.

Key challenges in organisations workflow we are facing this year are finding a balance of rights and responsibilities between volunteers and paid staff and better evaluation of our projects for understanding the impact of the work we do. We are working on addressing those issues, in particular, we are thinking on improving the way our staff interacts with volunteers on planning and following progress of projects.

In 2017 our main efforts were focused on executing projects that we already experienced in previous years. Compared to the previous year we dedicated more efforts to the photography project as Eurovision 2017 took place in Ukraine, and we worked with organisers to get accreditations for and cover all the two weeks of the event. We paid particular attention to this event due to the high popularity of this topic all over Europe and a very important visibility of the content we generate (images from Eurovision 2016 supported by Wikimedia Sverige received around 20 million page views).

A new focus was developing our ties with government institutions. In January 2017 the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroysman issued a decree encouraging governmental organisations to support Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects (Government Portal statement). This gave an extra boost to projects in some regions where Wikimedia Ukraine with local wikimedians started cooperation with their local authorities. We also promoted free licencing of state authorities sites with important and desired information for Wikipedians and succeeded with some.

Finally, some efforts were dedicated to longer-term community support. The Wikimedia 2030 strategic planning cycle was an opportunity for us to launch a discussion on the strategy of Wikimedia Ukraine. We also started preparation of a large community survey that would help us better understand the needs and aspirations of our community. The survey is planned to take place in the second half of the year.

Outreach & Partnerships[edit]

Developing and supporting partnerships, involving new users and getting high-quality content

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of participants 975 / 250 558 (Wikimarathon) + 101 (trainings for educators) + 171 (education programme) - 15 (education programme participants who also participated in Wikimarathon) + 10 (GLAM excl. double counts) + ~150 (other events)

Target exceeded primarily due to an outstanding success of Wikimarathon with events in regions helping to involve a significant number of users, both new and returning experienced ones.

These figures do not include Sites of Ukraine photo exhibition visitors as we do not have any reasonable estimate of attendance of these exhibitions.

2. # of newly registered 351 / 120 165 (Wikimarathon) + 78 (trainings for educators) + 117 (education programme) + 10 (education programme participants who also participated in Wikimarathon) + 1 (GLAM)

Target exceeded, again primarily owing to the success of Wikimarathon

3. # content pages 3085 / 1040 Articles: 2031 (Wikimarathon) + 126 (trainings for educators) + 421 (education programme) * 90% (education programme and WIkimarathon) + 45 (GLAM). 504 images on Commons

Once again, exceeded owing to Wikimarathon alone.

4. # of media files used 101 / 190 45 (GLAM) + 56 (released under free licence). So far only two rather small GLAM collections were donated, and not all files were used in articles yet. 56 more files (e-version of newspaper issues) released by by National Newspaper and Journal Publishing House are in use in projects.
5. Geographic diversity 21 / 10 Just Wikimarathon alone had events in 18 regions of Ukraine. This was particularly achieved owing to regional outreach, including both reaching partners (often libraries) and local Wikimedians (for some of whom it was a first ever event in their city). Education presentations covered 6 regions, education courses were held in 6 regions (excluding schools organising Wikiflashmob activities) and GLAM activities covered 9 regions. Crimea notice: while two events concerned Crimea (a content donation and an education course primarily for IDP students from Crimea), they are counted for the region of Kyiv as institutions concerned by the project are physically located in Kyiv.


We conducted the 4th edition of the Wikimarathon (formerly known as Wikiflashmob) which was dedicated to the 13th anniversary of Wikipedia. It was a big overlapping activity between GLAM, Education and Community support programmes.

The aim was to attract as many people as possible to enrich the free encyclopedia and to have a record number of new articles as for three days. From 28 till 30 January, all interested and existing editors were invited to take part in the marathon, either online or as a face to face collaboration. Everyone could apply to be a local coordinator or host a wikiworkshop, as we wanted to have as wide coverage as people and to engage as many new users as possible. We invited all workshop organisers to register via GoogleForm which brought us contacts and information on the support volunteers wanted to get (souvenirs, posters, coffee break sponsorship).

Over 30 Wikimedians and Wikipedians were involved in organising or assisting organisation of workshops. More than 35 locations (more than doubled comparing to the last year) were on the Wikimarathon’s events map, and nearly 20 of them were hosted by public or university libraries. Volunteers collaborated with the libraries to host wikimeetups where everyone could come, learn about editing Wikipedia, check books for the reference information and take part in Wikimarathon. These events brought together a diverse group of Wikipedians, students, schoolchildren, library patrons and librarians to add and improve Wikipedia content. They also significantly expanded the geography of Wikimedia events, with many cities, towns and villages having their first Wikipedia event ever (like Marhanets in Southern Ukraine or Shepetivka in Western Ukraine).

Wikimarathon resulted in 2031 articles (428 of them were created by bots). So the average daily number was 4 times bigger than the average number of articles created in Ukrainian Wikipedia along the year. 558 users reacted to Wikimedia Ukraine’s invitation by writing a new article, among them 165 registered during the Wikimarathon days, while others either had an account before but were inactive, or were inactive for a long time but returned to participate in the event. Only part of these articles were created during workshops and outreach events, while the majority of articles are coming from the online campaign.

Wikimarathon again proved to be a success in recruiting new users and increasing the volume of contributions, thus being successful in achieving targeted outcomes. People feel really enthusiastic about editing with a crowd on the one side and making your own/personal contribution to free encyclopedia in Ukrainian on the other. The anniversary is a very good opportunity for press events and news coverage.

External video
Wikimarathon in Khmelnytsky with User:Alina Vozna as coordinator
External video
Introductive lecture and workshop in Symy with User:LomakaVictory as coordinator
What are our challenges?
  • Having so many cities and towns where Wikipedia communities with partners volunteered to organise a wikitraining during Wikimarathon demanded a lot of resources, as we had to keep the event at the same level in all cities, towns and villages and to be ready that many more locations will need our support
  • Many local coordinators did not have prior experience organising Wikimedia events, which required significant efforts from the chapter: providing assistance to coordinators, checking of all necessary organisation moments are done via online channels and telephone, and gathering feedback

Next steps
  • Inviting Wikimarathon coordinators to Wikiconference in August, making session on Wikimarathon

Wikipedia Education Programme & Wikiworkshops[edit]

Main goals:
  • Increasing the reach of Wikimedia ideas
  • Increasing the participation of educators
  • Increasing the participation of students

There are three tracks that can be outlined in our activities on educating contributors: training teachers, short or long-term courses for students/pupils and working on the resource book for teachers.

The first track focuses on giving introductory lectures on Wikipedia/Wikipedia or two-day trainings for educators. The two-day trainings for school teachers are based on the model we introduced last year that proved to be successful. This year these trainings were held in 3 cities of Ukraine and were targeting secondary school teachers. We reached a total of 91 teachers (78 of whom registered on Wikipedia) in Mykolaiv (Southern Ukraine, highest attendance for a workshop in the last two years with 32 participants, some of them not following the full course unfortunately), Shostka (Sumy Oblast, Northern Ukraine), Poltava (Central Ukraine, three trainings in row). Our trainings were aimed at enabling and preparing teachers to work with Wikipedia in class, as a tool for research and for the main curriculum work.

This year Wikimedians were also invited to give presentations about Wikipedia Education Programme at several events for educators: mini-EdCamp in Hlukhiv (Sumy Oblast, Northern Ukraine), conference for teachers coordinating the National Geography Olympiad in Kropyvnytskyi (Central Ukraine) and JAMMglish City Camp (children camp in Kyiv Oblast, 15 teachers and 60 upper secondary school students). The latter one was rather successful among teachers with camp’s management interested in deeper cooperation with Wikimedia Ukraine. One more talk was given on a long-term course (see below).

The second track resulted in implementation of several long-term courses.

Yury Bulka, an Education Program activist, organized trainings on writing (or improving) articles and added Wikipedia-based activity to three academic courses in his alma mater. In Lysenko National Music Academy (Lviv, Western Ukraine) writing Wikipedia articles was a part of сoursework in spring semester of Modern musical notation (course page) and Еlectronic and computer music (course page) for more than 20 students which resulted with articles on music composition, its techniques and personalities. The third course, on early music, will start in September. The Wikipedia assignment was part of the final credit for the course for students. It was mandatory for everyone in the first course and only for musicology students in the second one.

In May a two-semester wikicourse for high school students (9th grade) was completed in a lyceum in Kremenchuk (Poltava Oblast, Central Ukraine). Oleh Kushch, the teacher of literature and graduate of our training for educators, was a trainer and reviewer for 43 pupils who created 249 articles and improves few dozens more (course page). He also made a presentation about his experience of adding Wikipedia to coursework and published an article about it at the Fifth International Scientific Conference “Practical Media Literacy: International Experience and Ukrainian Perspectives” in Kyiv.

I am working with my students on working in Wikipedia, another two-term Wikipedia course in my lyceum is already planned. I have also published an article on “Getting acquainted with Wikipedia (materials for lessons on media literacy for 5-7 forms)” with Academy of Ukrainian Press, and I am working on materials for the guide and resource book for teachers about editing and applying Wikimedia projects in education with Wikimedia Ukraine. I was involved in trainings for teachers initiated by Poltava Oblast Institute for post-graduate teacher training. The main impetus for conducting them was the order of [the Prime Minister of Ukraine] Groysman and the availability of already prepared materials for the Encyclopedia of “Poltava. Education”. I have to say that trainings for teachers, maybe, are not so satisfactory in outcomes, but the results can be measured, though not from a short-term perspective. I believe that the best way to promote Wikipedia Education Program is motivating teachers and students, for example, by organizing WikiCamps. And our Ministry of Education and Science should support those who already work with Wikipedia, share materials about their work, not make all teachers implement this program in their work.

— Oleh Kushch, Wikimedia Ukraine member and secondary school teacher

WikiStudia in Chernihiv (Northern Ukraine) continued its activity this year. Unlike previous years when it was focused on university students, in 2017 it was focused on educating students of 5 secondary schools of the city. About 70 students participated in workshops, 45 of them created new articles received certificates during the ceremony in the History Institute of Chernihiv. Overall participants have written 50 articles this year, 2 of them were deleted and 2 more redirected.

Another successful returning participant of our workshops was Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv (Western Ukraine). Students of the course on underground years of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church were invited to contribute to Ukrainian Wikipedia. In Eastern Ukraine, a returning successful course is being held by Dmytro Vlasenko in the Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics (course page) with another 11 students creating articles on computer science topics this year. Finally, Andriy Hrytsenko (alumnus of our trainings for teachers) organised a practical course for third year students of Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Paedagogical University (course page) in Sumy Oblast (Northern Ukraine).

A new joiner of our Wikitrainings is the Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University (TNU), which moved to Kyiv from Simferopol (Crimea) after Russian military occupation. Two training and editing sessions for students were organised in this university. A small group of first-year philology students learned about the rules and contributed to Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian Wikipedias.

The third track focuses on compiling a guide and resource book for teachers about editing and applying Wikimedia projects in education. This initiative is driven by participants of our first trainings for educators we conducted in 2016 (mainly humanities teachers), who came with an idea to publish a guide with lesson plans and ideas. Two meetups (round tables) were organized to plan the structure of the guide and discuss its content: the first was in December 2016, second meeting in July 2017, with active online work in the first half of 2017.

What are our challenges?
  • Lack of volunteers reaching out and training staff in academia, particularly in underrepresented regions
  • Paedagogical materials for teachers who train students yet to be published. This is an obstacle for teachers who are interested in adding Wikipedia to their education process but not motivated enough for designing a process themselves
  • Lack of volunteers for better support of new editors on wikis
Next steps
  • Publication of the guide and resource book for teachers
  • Work more closely with WikiStudia volunteers for improving quality of content

Additional metrics
Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
100 participants in trainings for educators n/a 101 32+44+15+10

The main success was the series of trainings in Poltava Region, owing to the partnership with local teachers training institute and the regional scientific library. On the other side, we expected to have more trainings before September so that more teachers gain a Wikipedia experience before the school year starts.

100 participants in Wikiworkshops 328 421 250 participants in Wikiflashmob workshops, 171 participants in workshops for students (70+ 7+20 + 5+40+13+11).

Target exceeded owing to success of both Wikiflashmob and student workshops. However, unfortunately not all registered users became active: some of them made a few edit and never created an article.

100 newly registered users involved among educators and students ~800 195 78 (teachers) + 117 (students). Success owing to few large events, such as WikiStudia for students in Chernihiv or training for teachers in Poltava.
25% female participants 65% ~65% Roughly the same as last year as our target population remains the same (a majority of school teachers in Ukraine are female, secondary school students are usually half male, half female). The proportion is low among technical students but they were only a minority of our target population during the period.
200 articles created or improved within the Wikipedia Education Programme 774 421 The success is primarily driven by a very active programme in Poltava Oblast with over 300 articles created or improved.
20 experienced Wikimedians involved in organising trainings n/a 45 Ahonc, Alina Vozna, Anntinomy, Antanana, Antonyahu, Artem.komisarenko, Atoly, Bodiadub, Brunei, Buran, Friend, Ilya, Kharkivian, LomakaVictory, MaksWiki, Maxim Gavrilyuk, Mcoffsky, Nikolay.sinitskiy, Nickispeaki, Oleh Kushch, Oleksandr Tahayev, Pavlo1, Perohanych, Sergento, Skype87, Taras r, Tohaomg, Visem, Vlasenko D, Yakudza, YuriyTer, Андрій Гриценко, Ата, Вальдимар, Еколог Світлана, Звірі, Інна Нікітіна, Качуровська, Ліонкінг, Микола Василечко, Нестеренко Оля, Педагог Світлана, Учитель, Юрій Булка, Юрій25031994

The main reason for this high result is a success of Wikimarathon in regions. We received requests from many cities and towns, and in many cases local organisers were not experienced Wikipedians. Thus we reached to experienced local Wikimedians who did not necessarily organise similar events before but who have a reasonable knowledge of Wikimedia projects.

GLAM (БоГеМА)[edit]

Main Goals:
  • Make GLAM institutions aware that WMUA сan help them to highlight and present their collections to the world
  • Set successful and productive cooperations which result in improving content on local heritage

In 2017 we continued defining areas and ways for more effective GLAM partnerships. As we mentioned in our impact report, online presence is not on the agenda for most of GLAMs either because of lack of consciousness or lack of resources (and when it is — they prefer putting content in small resolution to their own websites under copyright). Partnering with GLAM demands a lot of negotiations and diplomacy skills, and unfortunately few volunteers have enough patience and skills to do it. Instead, we witness volunteers complaining against archives and libraries in social media, claiming that they have little or no progress in making digitized collections available online.

Nonetheless, there were very satisfying partnerships and events in 2017. There were two significant media content releases: one from the Zaturtsi Museum (Volyn Oblast, Western Ukraine) which houses a small collection of personalia associated with Vyacheslav Lypynskyi, one of the most prominent Ukrainian politicians of early 20th century, and another one from the National Sanctuary “Sophia of Kyiv” which donated a series of images of the Genoese Fortress in Sudak (Crimea). The Lypynskyi collection led to the organisation of a thematic week covering topics related to this person, with 7 users working on 20 Wikipedia, 16 Wikisource and 1 Wikiquote pages.

2017 was marked by non-targeted but unusual and welcoming experience in GLAM. After presenting the exhibition of award-winning photos on joint Wiki Loves Monuments and Wiki Loves Earth awards ceremony in Kyiv in December 2016, Wikimedia Ukraine declared it available for touring. GLAM institutions and volunteers were welcomed to invite or organize display in other cities of Ukraine. This led to several inquiries from institutions.

Until June 2017, 34 images (from 21 authors) toured to 5 more cities and were showcased in a photography museum, three municipal museums, and a library from Ternopil in Western Ukraine to Sievierodonetsk in Luhansk Oblast (Eastern Ukraine). In June this list was enriched by a medieval fortress in Medzhybizh (Khmelnytsky Oblast, Western Ukraine) and the rest of summer it is exhibited in Kamianets-Podilsky in the same region. The exhibition was definitely seen by many tourists visiting those institutions. However, unfortunately, we could not find the formula to know at least an approximate number of people who have seen it, nor have we asked the host institutions to make a report on their observations. Visitors could read about both contests on the annotation poster and in proposed leaflets.

Wikimedians were invited to make GLAM-oriented talks about Wikiprojects to the National History and Etnography Reserve “Pereyaslav” (Kyiv Oblast), at the Conference “Science Communication in Digital Age” (Kyiv), Summer School for GLAMers 'Digitized Heritage' (Odesa).

After Wikimarathon we observed several GLAM contributors who were inspired by the campaign, some of them continued editing afterward and consult us via Facebook.

Since I became Wikipedian, I`m trying to take my colleagues and patrons of the library where I work in contributing to Wikipedia… We join Wikipedia as we understand that we potentially the best contributors of information about our region, writers, artists etc., and thus we create and improve articles relating to Kherson region to give readers the opportunity to learn more about the Tauric land. I consider library to be the perfect place for editing Wikipedia (and getting material from reliable sources) and we encourage patrons to do that, we promote it as intellectual leisure time and a chance to widen one’s knowledge scope. Editors receive souvenirs from Wikimedia Ukraine. As our library is named after Lesya Ukrainka, a particularly memorable activity in 2017 was an edit-a-thon about her works on her 145th anniversary, as well a quest game on finding and fixing mistakes in articles.

— Olya Nesterenko, Wikimedia Ukraine member and Head of Acquisitions and Collection Organization Department in Kherson Central City Library

Since 2014 there is a slow archive reform in Ukraine. Wikimedia Ukraine volunteers are involved in discussions in order to facilitate access to archive collections and encourage digitalisation and publishing public domain materials online. At the current stage volunteers are involved in discussion on the draft of the “Order of the procedure for using documents of the National Archival Fund of Ukraine, owned by the state and territorial communities”. In cooperation with Ukrainian genealogists we provided our feedback on the draft. Current status: Under consideration.

What are our challenges?
  • Lack of volunteers ready to negotiate for a long time, manage copyright issues
  • Lack of training for volunteers on setting up content donation programs with institutions, batch uploading and editing
Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
20 users participating in GLAM-WIKI 37 12 So far 12 users were involved: 7 in a thematic week and 5 more in offwiki collaborations.
15 new users involved in GLAM-WIKI 19 1 No new users resulting directly from GLAM initiatives. However, new users from libraries joined Wikipedia during Wikimarathon.
150 new or improved articles 193 45 Not yet reached. This is likely to increase once donated materials are used to improve more articles.
600 images uploaded, including at least 150 images used 353 / 193 504 / 32 504 images uploaded (67+437). Only 24 (8 + 16) images used so far, this is likely to increase.
2 hours of freely-licensed music recordings uploaded 1.5 h Not yet available No such activities organised by the chapter yet.

Promoting Wikimedia and Free licenses[edit]

Main Goals:
  • Increasing awareness of Wikimedia projects
  • Increasing respect for the projects
  • Improving understanding of free licenses and their usage in Wikimedia projects
External video
Interview with User:Antanana on Wikipedia basic rules, Russian military intervention interpretations in Russian and Ukrainian Wikipedia for the leading news channel

When observing Ukrainian mass media on Wikipedia-related topics non-driven by Wikimedia Ukraine, we could see that they mostly relate to the coverage of Russian military intervention in Ukraine and changeovers connected with the conflict in Russian and Ukrainian Wikipedias. Many of these stories are based primarily on observations in social media. Along with news, there were some analytics and interviews on reflecting Russian-Ukrainian contradictions where community members brought explanation about Wikipedia’s content guidelines, NPOV and other policies, and the role of Wikipedia in the information war.

However, the highest and the most positive attention to Wikimedia and Wikipedia was promoted by our press-releases and negotiations with the government.

The biggest explosion of media attention to Wikipedia happened in January after Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman ordered his government to facilitate the development of Ukrainian section of Wikipedia and requested the authorities to adopt relevant measures and implement them in 2017. Press releases by the Cabinet of Ministers and by Wikimedia Ukraine were copywritten by more than 50 news agencies and sites.[1] This was the result of a few months of work of Wikimedia Ukraine with the state authorities, namely the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, trying to find the right balance about what the state can help volunteers with. The actions we agreed upon include sharing letters about our photo (like Wiki Loves Monuments, Science Photo Competition) and article contests, supporting our trainings for teachers and supporting teachers who want to use Wikipedia in classroom, joining efforts in creating a single database for all cultural heritage monuments of Ukraine (we have lists of monuments published on Wikipedia, but we use our own ID for them, as there are still no unique IDs for Ukrainian monuments).

WMUA press-releases that became positive news and stories:

  • January-February. Press-releases on the start and the results Wikimarathon had over 50 mentions in media, some of them also published infographics prepared by us.
  • March-April. The announcement on the start and declaration of results of The Month of Ternopil in Wikipedia had over 20 mentions in local media.
  • April. Press-release on the start of the Wiki Loves Earth photo contest appeared on more than 40 sites including our partners, local administration sites, natural reserves sites.
  • June. Press-release on 700 000 article milestone in Ukrainian Wikipedia had over 20 mentions.

In the second half of the year, we expect a lot of media attention when announcing the results of photo contests in autumn.

Culture&Life newspaper under CC
External video
Press-conference on issuing newspapers under CC

Our social media pages kept growing, reflected by the growth in the number of followers on Twitter and Facebook. The number of followers on WMUA Facebook page increased by 23% (from 1813 to 2233 by June 30th), Wiki Loves Earth Ukraine page got +16% (from 1524 to 1768) and Wiki Loves Monuments page had a 3,9 % increase (1528 to 1591). WMUA Twitter account indicates +100 followers increase. On the other hand, due to the sanctions imposed by the Ukrainian government and the resulting decline in popularity, we suspended pages in the Russian social network Vkontakte and we are not tracking metrics on them anymore. We also observe constant growing of Ukrainian Wikipedia Facebook page likes (from 19, 388 to 20, 548 by July 31st). Unlike mentioned pages which are managed by chapter staff and volunteers, this result is the achievement of volunteers through staff often deals with private messages of the page.

While we have not organized a training for journalists, we continued reaching out to the media when catching the cases of misinterpreting Wikimedia projects. A notable story from the first half of the year was dealing with a fake article about a trip to the US as a prize for every person writing 10,000 articles to the Ukrainian person. The article claimed that a student from Ternopil got this prize, we made our own investigation and found out that all people and companies in that article did not exist and reached out to the media. Though the fake story was removed, it had spread a bit.

Since March two newspapers edited by National Newspaper and Journal Publishing House are issued under CC BY. Printed versions of weekly newspapers Culture&Life and Krymska Svitlytsia (Crimean Chamber) are distributed countrywide and are now also available on Wikimedia Commons. The publishing house also provided an official permission to upload the archive of Culture&Life under a Creative Commons license. Founded in 1923, this is one of the oldest periodicals in Ukrainian with an emphasis on art and culture events. The initiative came out from Culture&Life editor-in-chief who is a member of Wikimedia Ukraine.

On 12 May Wikimedia Ukraine signed an agreement with the Central State Electronic Archive of Ukraine (CDEA / ЦДЕА) on adding the content of the Ukrainian Wikipedia to their collection. This archive is currently working to create an Internet Archive-like Ukrainian electronic storage for which they make a special expertise to evaluate the informational value of a resource.

What are our challenges?
  • No clear plan of the training for journalists. We are looking for partners among organisations working with journalists (like Internews) to design this training together.
Infographics realeased on Ukrainian Wikipedia 13th anniversary
Infographics realeased on Ukrainian Wikipedia 13th anniversary
  1. Media Monitoring page designed to track all mentions of Wikipedia/Wikimedia in Ukrainian online and printed media

Thematic Content[edit]

Bringing new content and new editors into Wikiprojects

Figures in brackets correspond to results with international Wiki Loves Earth.

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of participants 462 (15,403) / 840 (3140) 89 (article contests) + 358 (photo contests) + 15 (Wikiexpeditions)

We are planning to reach the target with more photo and article contests and Wikiexpeditions in the second half of the year. International target already largely exceeded (see below)

2. # of newly registered 260 (13,963) / 365 (1265) 12 (article contests) + 239 (photo contests) + 9 (Wikiexpeditions)

Already close to the national target owing to good results of Wiki Loves Earth in Ukraine, and international target already largely exceeded.

3. # content pages 17,936 (134,771) / 47,500 (112,500) 1837 (article contests) + 58 photos (Ternopil) + 15,149 (national photo) + 796 (Wikiexpeditions photos) + 154 (Wikiexpeditions articles)

Target will be reached with more photo and article contests. International target already exceeded

4. # of media files used 1,298 (8,983) / 6,400 (12,400) 50 (Ternopil) + 623 (photo contests) + 625 (Wikiexpeditions)

More efforts needed for better integration of images from photo contests.

5. Geographic diversity 8 / 9 Wikiexpeditions covered 4 regions, with Wiki Loves presentation events covering 5. With more expeditions we expect to reach the target.

Article Contests[edit]

Main goals:
  • Increasing the participation of experts in contests
  • Increasing the quality of coverage
  • Introduce contests into other Wikimedia projects except for Wikipedia

We organized two article contest in first half of 2017.

At first, during March (1-31) we had Month of Ternopil - contest of photos and articles related to Ternopil. The contest was organized in partnership with Ternopil city council. 25 participants resulted in 335 and 117 improved articles in Ukrainian Wikipedia and 83 uploaded photos of city of Ternopil.

And then, the Ukrainian Wikipedia for the third time took part in the international CEE Spring article contest, which was held from 21 of March to 31 of May in 2017. Approximately 60 participants have created and improved 1385 articles in contest period, which is at least 400 less than in 2016.

Our experience in conducting article contests is quite big: the first article contest was held in 2011 in cooperation with Wikimedia France. We had successful and not thay remarkable article contests over the course of years, and we can say that this kind of work required a lot of time and efforts of experienced volunteers – from preparation of the pages and lists with red links to reading and rating articles, writing feedback to participants, explaining rules, and also supporting them on-wiki. Thus organising repeating article contests like CEE Spring is easier in a way that all the framework is already developed. But this year, for example, it was difficult for us to organise the contest properly: we did not use our media channels (blog, facebook) as extensively as last year; volunteer organisers did not try the model with compensating the jury for their time (all jury members are experienced volunteer editors); no big prizes this year (last year we had a scholarship to attend CEEM in Armenia for the winner) and we had only one volunteer who runs a bot creating tables for jury to be able to rate the articles who lost his motivation to finish the work (it is possible to create all of it manually, but with over a thousand of articles it is not very convenient). These are the main (but maybe not the only) reasons why our results are rather low this year.

Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
1000 new or improved articles/pages 1672 1837 Even despite not as good result as last year, CEE Spring exceeded expectations.
20 rated as Good article/Featured list 9 0 We removed the criterion awarding extra points for GA/FA from CEE Spring rules. Not sure this caused this figure or a general decrease of activity on the Good Articles project on Ukrainian Wikipedia, but we are clearly below target here.
200 participants 113 89 Below target and slightly worse than last year. We hope that we will improve this by organising more contests in the second half of the year.
60 newly registered users 28 12 10 (CEE Spring) + 2 (Ternopil). Unfortunately the contest format is not as successful for recruiting new users as we expected, at least so far.

Photo Contests[edit]

Landmarks after bootleg mining in Donbass region, first free photo of the nature site damaged by mining
Main goals:
  • Increasing reach
  • Increasing the quality of the photo contests
  • Increasing the usage in Wikimedia projects of the content we receive via the photo contests

Wiki Loves Earth photo contest in Ukraine was held for the fifth time in 2017. As previous editions, it was also held in May. The contest has shown the highest number of images uploaded since its launch in Ukraine with 15,200 photos. 357 participants have taken photos of 1,866 natural heritage sites of Ukraine (which represents 20% of all natural heritages sites of the country), almost like in 2016. 250 new users joined Wikimedia Commons owing to the contest.

Wiki Loves Earth Ukraine 2017 was not only about encouraging users to upload Ukraine`s natural beauty, a new feature this year was bringing more attention to the issue of nature protection. While uploading participants could add photos to a special category if they illustrated evidence of breaking nature protection regulations and rules. These photos are particularly valuable for an encyclopedia to show not only the bright and glamorous side but also the darker side of various natural sites, including popular one. Best photos in this category received a special award “Unpleasant Discoveries”: as our top-10 is embargoed till the official ceremony, we share the winners of this award here.

Besides enriching free media repository, these photos became an argumentation themselves for ecology activists that patronized this nomination and partnered with us. The NGO Ecology-Right-People and the National Ecology Center of Ukraine used information brought by participants` images for notifying institutions responsible for protecting given sites and law enforcement agencies about damage made to the concerned natural sites.

Decision tо participate in the contest was spontaneous: I noticed the banner, I thought that I had those photo but Wiki did not and decided to upload them. Then it became sort of a quest, similar to a travel. A particular point is the need to locate the monument (as not all of them have plaques) and to add coordinates where they are not given. Besides, many of these objects are little and vaguely known, and it is important to show to people what is protected and how it looks like. Picturing natural sites by many users allows to watch how the state of nature changes in a given location and to monitor violations of the protection regime

— Kristina Fedorovych, student, photographer

The efforts of volunteers on creation and maintenance of the public database about natural heritage sites was presented in May at the roundtable on forming public open information about natural heritage sites in Kyiv.

Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
600 users participating in the photocontests 649 358 Only Wiki Loves Earth was held so far, Wiki Loves Monuments and Science Photo Contests will be held later and are likely to improve these figures.
300 newly registered users making their first contribution on Commons owing to the contest 358 239 Same as above.
45,000 images uploaded 48,224 15,149 As above. We are pleased to notice that Wiki Loves Earth resulted in the highest number of uploads in 5 years.
6000 images uploaded were used across Wikimedia projects 4,456 623 Images were uploaded recently and are not all used yet.
450 images uploaded in 2017 rated as valued, quality or featured 161 34 WLE: 31 QI + 3 FP. Figures may increase if more images are nominated, and will increase with WLM and Science Photo Contest.
5 promotional activities n/a 7
  • May: Presenting Wiki Loves Earth at the Round table in Ecology Academy of Postgraduate Study and Management in Kyiv
  • March-June: WLM&WLE Winning Photos Exhibitions (6 events)
Presentation of the Photocontest in Nature House in Kyiv

The international part of Wiki Loves Earth was again a joint effort of Wikimedia Ukraine and a volunteer international team this year. A record number of 38 countries participated in the contest this year. This high result is particularly due to the outreach work we did with affiliates and support we provided them with organising the contest, which was their first ever contest for some (Croatia and Indonesia).

The number of photos uploaded (over 132,000) again exceeded expectations and have beaten the record of the previous year. However, like in previous year, this extraordinary result is primarily driven by a couple of very active countries, particularly India (28,000 photos) and Germany (24,000) this year. As managing local contests is not something the international team or Wikimedia Ukraine fully control, we did not want to set such high targets (which means the risk of failure due to something we cannot control); instead we had more moderate targets, but we are glad the contest was a huge success again in countries like India and Germany. User-related metrics (number of participants and number of newly registered users) are also above target.

As last year, UNESCO joined the contest as well, with a special nomination on UNESCO biosphere reserves worldwide (i.e. not only at participating countries). This nomination was active again (4,156 images uploaded, with roughly 500 uploaded through a dedicated UNESCO campaign), allowing to increase coverage to some countries that did not participate in the contest, such as Kenya and others. In addition, UNESCO again helped us by communicating about the contest via their biosphere reserves international network.

The contest is currently at the stage of finalising collecting winners of local contests (unlike last year, we had some delays with some participants) and the international jury will start its work shortly.

Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
20 participating countries 26 38 38 countries excluding additional countries from the Biosphere Reserves campaign (number of countries not available yet). The result exceeded our expectation owing to a very successful campaign with affiliates and local communities
2,500 users participating in the contest 13,600 15,299 toollabs:wikiloves, toollabs:wikiloves/earth/2017. India had an extraordinary number of 6,231 uploaders, alone beating our target. To highlight the disbalance between countries, 2,500 users participated in contest in 25 other countries together. We are extremely happy that the contest is so successful in many countries, but this is not just our achievement but also that of local organisers.
1,000 newly registered users making their first contribution on Commons owing to the contest 11,800 13,942 This is the highest number of new users ever registered owing to a Wikimedia photo contest (beating by over a thousand a record of WLM 2012). Once again, we particularly owe this record to India (6043 new uploaders), Pakistan (1315) and Brazil (1287), each of these countries would have beaten our target alone, and all of them having over 90% of new users among participants. On the other side, there is disbalance here as well, with 1,000 newbies joining Commons in 17 countries together.
80,000 images uploaded 115,211 131,984 All-time record for Wiki Loves Earth. Once again, this is heavily driven by India with its 28,394 images uploaded.
8000 (and 10%) of images uploaded in 2017 used across Wikimedia projects 7988 (7%) 8308 (6%) We already have more images used than last year, which is great. On the other side, we have a problem with India here as only 1% of images being used, top performers being Nepal with 1074 images used and Norway with 100% images used. We will look if we can provide any help to Indian organisers (and those in some other countries in similar situation) to deal with it.
800 (and 1%) images uploaded in 2017 are categorised as valued, quality or featured n/a 554 (0.4%) As of 31 August: 505 QIs + 46 FPs + 3 VIs. We hope this will increase by the end of the year.
What are our challenges?
  • Usage of images is below target. Adding hundreds or thousands of images to articles require significant manual work by volunteers that we did not organise well enough so far
  • Finding a good metric of image quality. While Wiki Loves photo contests aim at generating not just a lot of content but especially a lot of quality content, we are yet to find the best way to measure it. We use FP/QI/VI at the moment, but they are not ideal solutions: they are rather complex for newbies; they require active participation of photographers (if they don’t answer feedback on their photos they will not be chosen) and knowledge of English; regulars are somewhat annoyed if we nominate too many photos at once.
Next steps
  • Probably trying another Wiki Loves concept next year at the national level. In particular, Wiki Loves Folk initiative had some interest in our community.


Main goals:
  • Increasing the diversity of contributions and content
  • Covering rural communities, sparsely-inhabited places
  • Increasing contributions to the projects
  • Recruiting new editors/contributors

During the reporting period, we got 4 applications (including one double expedition in Ternopil Oblast, Western Ukraine) to support Wikiexpeditions, all of them were considered as worthy and accepted. They were from one to five-day long, the longest one being the mountain camping trip. Proposals focused on closing content gaps identified by participants.

Two wikiexpeditions were led by users with little or no experience in editing Wikipedia and understanding of its principles. Nonetheless the passion for exploration, desire to share with the world and surely possibility to get reimbursement resulted with new editors with the intention to participate more in the project.

  • proposing not only support of applicats` plans but producing ideas and listing destinations of materials that would close important content gaps on Wikimedia projects and appealing to volunteers to organize expeditions
Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
support at least 15 expeditions in at least 6 regions, with approximately 2-3 participants in each 20 5 in 4 regions
1000 new images 4855 (including 141 video files) 796 Planning to be on target with more expeditions in the second half of the year.
At least 400 images used in articles 2025 625 Target already reached. We made a significant focus on this this year, asking participants to report on their effort of adding images to articles before reimbursement.
50 images rated as valued, quality or featured 0 0 Same as last year: we did not work on this with participants.
500 new or improved articles 80 new articles 154 154 new and improved articles so far. We can be on target with more expeditions in the second half of the year.
At least 10 publications in 3 regional media 9 0 Until now four WE stories were published only on Wikimedia Ukraine blog

Community Support[edit]

Supporting wide range of volunteer initiatives and increasing community participation

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of participants 12 / 220 9 (scholarships) + 2 (accreditations) + 1 (book grant). Below expectations as major events are planned for the second half of the year.
2. # of newly registered 0 / 5 Both users receiving accreditations and all scholars were experienced users.
3. # content pages 666 / 3,850 664 photos from accreditations and 2 articles from the book grant.
4. # of media files used 298 / 350 Eurovision photos are heavily used on many wikis (80 Wikipedias, 9 Wikinews, 4 Wikiquotes)
5. Geographic diversity 1 / 5 Physical activities were supported only in one region (Kyiv) so far. Wikipedians receiving support are more diverse.

Main Goals:
  • Increase the awareness of the support programme
  • Increase the community participation and skill level
  • Get clear and on-time contributions to Wikimedia projects from those who used the programme

Our major achievement so far in Community Support was the coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest that took place in Kyiv this year. Apart of this, we have worked on supporting our communities in regions and increasing participation of Ukrainian Wikimedians in international events.

The year started well for our regional communities: as mentioned in Outreach&Partnerships section, the Ukrainian Wikipedia Birthday developed into series of meetups and edit-a-thons. We have supported organisation and tracked wikimeetups in 35 cities and towns, in six of them there were more than one wikimeetup in three celebration days. While some of these meetups were driven by our partners (primarily libraries), many of them are primarily the result of work of local volunteers. We find that it was a successful experience in expanding the regional scope of social activities. In addition, we consulted and worked closely with communities in the regions while working on collaboration with governmental institutions. In some of these regions (such as Vinnytsia Oblast in Central Ukraine or Kharkiv Oblast in Eastern Ukraine) we now have volunteer coordinators of this collaboration. The impact of such formal coordination position is yet to be evaluated.

Our annual WikiConference in August will be outside Kyiv, thus we suppose it will attract local volunteers and motivate them to engage more in our work. We are also planning to have some discussion on regional topics at this conference, particularly on organising Wikimarathon for the Ukrainian Wikipedia Birthday in 2018.

We supported volunteers with press accreditation for two events. The most prominent one was, of course, the Eurovision Song contest. The ESC is a pan-European, annual TV song competition held among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (and Australia). For already 5 years local Wikimedia chapters and volunteers cover this event that gets a major visibility in Europe, with pages on a single edition Eurovision Song Contest get about 20 million views per year on Wikipedia. Learning from the experience of our peers in Sweden and in Austria, we organised coverage of the contest in Ukraine this year. Among several candidates, we have chosen two Wikipedians with significant experience in event photography who received official accreditations and covered many events in two weeks producing 664 pictures. At least 30 articles about participating artists got their first illustrations on Wikimedia Commons and in many language editions of Wikipedia. We had a wide coverage, including final and rehearsals, press conferences, preliminary and fringe events (report page).

We started preparation for a large community consultation that is planned for the second half of the year. It will help us understand the needs and interests of our community and will serve as a useful source for our strategy.

Unfortunately we have received only one request for small grants beyond accreditations and conferences: a user requested a book on awards and decorations of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Governments was requested with the intention to write at least 10 articles (only 2 articles created so far). We consider redesigning the microgrants framework.

We supported Ukrainian community members by providing scholarships to international events. Our main criteria were having relevant experience (with highest score given for sharing expertise in the form of presentations or talks) and value for the community (notably the capacity to share learnings).

In the period covered by this report, two events were attended by Ukrainian Wikimedians with the support of the chapter, and delegates for two more were designated:

  • Wikimedia Conference in Berlin (Germany). Three scholarships for two project managers (Anna Khrobolova and Vira Motorko) and a board member (Maksym Tsizh, also attended a training for board members). The main goal was to help our project managers and a new board member get international experience, share their knowledge and learn about new projects.
  • Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 in Vienna (Austria). We received about 10 applications, mostly from users having participated in the Ukrainian Hackathon last year, and awarded one full scholarship to user:Bunyk
  • Wikimania in Montréal (Canada). We received over 40 applications (with more than 30 from experienced users) and awarded 3 full scholarships to user:Aced (Ukrainian Wikipedia‘crat, not a chapter member), user:Helixitta (Ukrainian Wikipedia administrator who made a presentation at Wikimania) and user:Ліонкінг (chapter member, former board member, active in lobbying for Freedom of Panorama in Ukraine)
  • CEE Meeting in Warsaw (Poland). 2 full scholarships: to user:Taras r (board member, involved in the Ethnography of Carpathians project) and user:Visem (chapter member, involved in international CEE collaborations).
Specific targets 2017 Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) Comments/Documentation
5 cases of support given to individuals who have never applied before n/a 4 Two photographers and two scholars are not members of the chapter and never applied for support before.
award 10 scholarships for users attending Wikimania, СEE Meeting, national and topic-oriented Wikiconferences. 1/3 of these grantees joined the event for the first time n/a 9 scholarships awarded, with 3 participants (1/3) not attending such events before One scholarship less than expected as number of participants at Wikimedia Conference were limited to three per chapter, and we wanted to award three Wikimania scholarships (quite expensive given that it was in Canada).
grant accreditations and travel expense reimbursement for 20 events for 10 users. This will result in around 3,000 image uploads and 300 articles improved (not including Wikiexpeditions) n/a 1 event / 2 users Only Eurovision so far. Programme needs promotion
30 participants at events for local communities n/a 0 No event yet.
award a total of 5 microgrants to 10 different users, resulting in the upload of 500 pictures and the improvement of 50 articles n/a 1 Reimbursment of book purchase. Textbook on awards and decorations of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Governments was requested with the intention to write at least 10 articles. Volunteer repoted on two articles created so far.
organise Regional Event, resulting in 20 participants, 5 speakers, 3 ideas of projects or improvements to projects presented n/a 0 No event yet.
developing at least 3 types of materials (not necessarily printed, might be also, for instance, videos) n/a 1

Learning pattern: On infographics production

300 copies of leaflets/brochures published and distributed n/a 1400 printed (1000 copies of Editing Wikipedia brochure among them) / ~ 500 distributed Materials for print:
600 souvenirs ordered for production and distributed >1000 ~ 1000

What are our challenges?
  • Increasing the number of volunteers involved or just ready to help in different ways
  • Reimbursement not always lead to clear and identifiable contributions
  • Recruiting new volunteers for international community events
Next steps
  • Community survey
  • Reworking the microgrants framework

Revenues received during this six-month period[edit]

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Table 2 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

  • Please also include any in-kind contributions or resources that you have received in this revenues table. This might include donated office space, services, prizes, food, etc. If you are to provide a monetary equivalent (e.g. $500 for food from Organization X for service Y), please include it in this table. Otherwise, please highlight the contribution, as well as the name of the partner, in the notes section.

Spending during this six-month period[edit]

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Table 3 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

(The "budgeted" amount is the total planned for the year as submitted in your proposal form or your revised plan, and the "cumulative" column refers to the total spent to date this year. The "percentage spent to date" is the ratio of the cumulative amount spent over the budgeted amount.)
Revenue source Currency Anticipated Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Anticipated ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Explanation of variances from plan
Expense Currency Budgeted Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Budgeted ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Percentage spent to date Explanation of variances from plan
Program 1: Outreach & Partnerships USD 8500 367 756 - - 1123 8500 1123 13%
Program 2: Thematic Content USD 24400 85 1243 - - 1328 8500 24400 5% Main contests are planned for the second half of the year
Program 3: Community Support USD 24000 358 3381 - - 3739 24000 3739 16%
Administrative costs (office) USD 7952 1273 1477 - - 2750 7952 2750 35%
Administrative costs (staff) USD 15048 2079 3137 - - 5216 15048 5216 38%
TOTAL USD 79900 4162 9994 - - 14156 79900 14156 18% We have received money only at the end of Q1, so all payments are a bit delayed. Main contests and events are planned for the second half of the year

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