Grants:IdeaLab/Rural and Connect

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Rural and Connect
Wikipedia's articles which are of relevance to the rural people like farming etc can be provided by the Gram panchayats/local administration and volunteers can be sent to the schools etc. to help rural kids/people achieve more with Wikipedia.
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Arnav1010
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created on10:08, 30 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.
Rural people(farmers and school kids)

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

English and local(Hindi,tamil etc)

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.
Whatsapp and Newspaper but pamphlets and sessions by volunteers would be most effective

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?
They would be better equipped with knowledge about various topics which would enable them to research further

Project idea[edit]

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

Hindi

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.
Whatsapp and Newspaper but pamphlets and sessions by volunteers would be most effective

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?

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

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!