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summaryAfrican narrative should be left to Africans to create.Through my project we will edit our own content.Dictate our narrative.I intend to drive to all African countries to create awareness of wikimedia in collaboration with WikiAfrica.This trip will include going to radio stations in Kenya,Uganda,Tanzania,Rwanda,Malawi,Zambia,Botswana,Namibia,Angola,Botswana and South Africa.A road campaign.
strategic priorityincreasing participation
created on17:12, 12 September 2014 (UTC)
2014 round 2

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

Historical narrative,stereotypes and correct info

What is your solution?[edit]

Having a wiki platform that is driven by an African,dictated NOT read.

Project goals[edit]

This grant will help build a wikiAfrica platform,market and get more Africans create content

Project plan[edit]


By the end of this project,we will have an independent WikiAfrica platform,travel to all African countries by road(a campaign to popularize WikiAfrica)


  • Travel roundtrip from Nairobi to Capetown: (Amount) USD 20000
  • Visual design contractor: (Amount) USD 3000
  • Project management: (Amount) USD 3000
  • Wikimedia merchandise for volunteer giveaways: (Amount) USD 2000
  • Total Budget: (Amount) USD 28000

Community engagement[edit]

Sensitive users in each African country about WikiAfrica.Get more users online.Create the new narrative for Africa.


The conversation will go on to our platform WikiAfrica

Measures of success[edit]

User coming to our WikiAfrica

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Get involved[edit]


I intend to build a team of 3 people once I get the grant.I am Consultant looking to leverage the use of technology to get more Africans create their own content online.

Community Notification[edit]

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None at the moment,however,once I get the grant I will work with all radio stations in Africa to popularize our campaign.


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