Grants:IdeaLab/Promotion of Ancash quechua Wikipedia

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statusnot funded
Promotion of Ancash quechua Wikipedia
Promote Wikipedia in Ancash Quechua among the population of Ancash Region in Peru
targetAncash Quechua Wikipedia
start dateApril 25
start year2018
end dateMarch 05
end year2019
budget (local currency)6.499 PEN
budget (USD)2000 USD
grant typeIndividual
non-profit statusNo


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

  • Students, writers, teachers and peoples of different backgrounds.

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

  • Ancash quechua
  • Spanish

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

  • Social Media (Facebook[1] and Whatsapp)
  • Cellphone
  • School

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

  1. For gaining knowledge about culture, geography, languages, politics, sports, science, history and technology.
  2. Promotion of Wikipedia in different communities.

Project idea[edit]

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


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

  • I will invite studends and teachers from local schools

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

  • stage to get the actual data about the interested people. We will tell them about the benefits of Wikipedia and how can they contribute to it. organizing courses in classrooms to students and teachers the benefits of Wikipedia and his sister projects. (in Huaraz city)

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

  1. Increased pageviews
  2. Media coverage

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

  • Yes, I can implement this idea wit the help and support of Colectivo Quechua Central members.

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About the idea creator[edit]



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Project plan[edit]


  • dissemination of wikipedia in Quechua-speaking communities
  • First we will start talking about wikipedia and distributing flyers.
  • wikipedia will be promoted in social networks (facebook) [2]
  • we will talk with parents about the use and favoring of students



  • wikipedia broadcast
  • Increased pageviews of Ancash Quechua Wikipedia
  • Media coverage
  • greater number of users
  • publish new information, content, activities in Ancash Quechua and in spanish to develop the project in anothers comunities.


S.No. Category Item description Actual total Currency
1 Travel and administratives process 410 USD
2 Ads ads in schools near to Huaraz city 110 USD
3 Communication and Courier Charges Internet and Recharge cards 265 USD
4 Telephone credit for coordination Telephone credit allowance will be used by the project coordinator for calling trainers, participants and partners while preparing the sessions 65 USD
5 Printing of materials 320 USD
6 Transport in the city (taxi) 160 USD
7 awards to students and food 230 USD
8 lodging 185 USD
9 Project administration 255 USD
Total 2000 USD