Grants:IdeaLab/Bring local places, causes, cultures on Wikipedia

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Bring local places, causes, cultures on Wikipedia
Share information about your place, school, colleges, state, culture, language, etc. that can hep readers to learn about them.
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Gupta Dindayal
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created on07:36, 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.

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

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.

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]

Hindi Devnagri Script

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

Online, in-person 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.
I think people know best about their native places, cultures, language and things that matters to them in politics, society and country. That information may be mundane to them as they have grown up watching all, but the same information for a travellers or persons from other locations would be special. Wikipedia can serve as the best platform to bridge people, cultures, politics, etc, and realize the concept of Global Village.

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.

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, i can implement this idea, but help of community is imperative as new users might not have the patience to wait for the long review process. If Draft things are reviewed faster it will keep new contributors engaged, encouraged and active.

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About the idea creator[edit]

I love my encounter with people, places, cultures, and have been on Wikipedia as a contributor for 2 years.



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 for help!