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BrainBin
Students from KG class/1st standard onwards are the primary target upto class 9th students, from all schools especially the ones without facilities.

identify the schools from available NCERT database. Provide the schools with donated laptops/desktops. Also provide solar based electricity for the desktop/laptop. Preinstall firefox with Wiki as default search engine.

Monitor the use of the browsers data for wiki engagement vs referring other resources.
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Ksmanu
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created on05:04, 12 January 2018 (UTC)


Audience[edit]

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

Try to be as specific as possible about this group.

Class 1 to Class 9 students of weaker sections.

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

english, hindi, and other vernacular languages.

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, Instagram, Whatsapp

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?
Access to information and Curiosity are the drivers

Project idea[edit]

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

Hindi, and other vernacular languages

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

Both

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.
blogs and school visits

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.
reduced exposure to whatsapp and facebook. Increased marks in examinations.

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?
yes, require some funds, support for getting old, unused laptops/desktops, a few messages, and a few friends.

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

I am a day-dreamer who wants to make the magic of the future a reality today, now.

Use any means available to reach me if you want to know more about me.

Participants[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling@wikimedia.org for help!