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Barter Learning
There should be a specified space / apps and interface for people to come across and trade their experiences against of others, thousands of online meet up applications and strangers meeting forums are currently being operated but no one has yet elaborated a mature, concise and attractive way to meet professionals, experts or low level know-how holders of a specific field so they can come online and meet to their age fellows or to other persons who have some similarities. For Example , if i am a graduate in business administration or make it more specified in human resource management and now i want to learn something about marketing techniques i must have a single mentor in respective field who can make me learned, against it, i would make learn others or the same person in relevance with my knowledge.
idea creator
Sufi Nouman Riaz
this project needs...
project manager
community organizer
created on09:48, 18 January 2018 (UTC)


Who are the people you want to introduce Wikipedia to?[edit]

Try to be as specific as possible about this group.
Knowledge Seekers

In what languages do they search for information, online or otherwise?[edit]

English, Urdu

In what ways does this group communicate with each other?[edit]

This can include services and apps in social media, mailing lists, physical spaces like conferences or lectures, or at specific institutions like at a library.
Facebook, Whatsapp, Texts

What are some reasons this group would use Wikipedia? How would they benefit from it, or what would they find useful?[edit]

Think about what they would be interested in reading and learning about; does Wikipedia provide better access to information this group cares about?

Project idea[edit]

What language Wikipedia projects will you promote to new readers?[edit]

English / Urdu

How will you communicate with new readers? Will you be communicating with them online, in-person, or both?[edit]


Describe your idea to engage new readers. How might it be implemented? What will you tell people about Wikipedia?[edit]

Think about the steps that might involved to make this idea happen, and what you might teach people about your experience or others' experiences using Wikipedia.
People will know wikipedia as a source of any knowledge, information or literature they might want.

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

If you’re not certain about how to respond to this question when starting your idea, you do not need to answer it right now. Campaign participants and Wikimedia Foundation staff can help you consider some options.
Community Learning, Social learning, Diversity management, Cultural implications, Global perspectives

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills or resources to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? Do you need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff?

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About the idea creator[edit]

My name is Nouman Riaz and I am form Pakistan, I have done my graduation (Hons) in Business Administration, and also done a parallel graduation in the field of Journalism. Currently I am doing a job of HR Officer in a construction management company and I have recently joined the MS/MPhill course of Public Administration (MPA). My passion is to serve general public.



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