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Wiki Helps NGOs
This project should be targeted at getting Non-governmental Organizations (NGO) in Nigeria and elsewhere with verifiable track records of great performances get a Wikipedia page as this helps them to easily get funding and support to achieve more.
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created on10:14, 23 July 2018 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What Wikimedia project(s) and specific areas will you be evaluating?[edit]

Is this project measuring a specific space on a project (e.g. deletion discussions), or the project as a whole?
NGO Wikipedia

Describe your idea. How might it be implemented?[edit]

Provide details about the method or process of how you will evaluate your community or collect data. Does your idea involve private or personally identifying information? Take a look at the Privacy Policy for Wikimedia’s guidelines in this area.
We will launch a public call for individuals to submit suggestions while we carry out a serious verification exercise on the suggested NGOs. We notify them, source for quality information and create a Wikipedia page for them.

Are there experienced Wikimedians who can help implement this project?[edit]

If applicable, please list groups or usernames of individuals who you can work with on this project, and what kind of work they will do.

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

The success of this project can be measured by the increasing number of projects these NGOs are able to carry out after the project. More obviously, the number of new Wikipedia pages for NGOs is actually a good measure as well.

How would your measurement idea help your community make better decisions?[edit]

After you are finished measuring or evaluating your Wikimedia project, how do you expect that information to be used to benefit the project?
It will help sponsor, donors and the entire public get a feel of what these NGOs are actually involved in and help the NGOs source for fund or even achieve more with ease.

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

Do you need people with specific skills to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? If you can’t implement this project, can you scale down your project so it is doable?
Yes, I can implement the idea. I will need everyone with verifiable information about the selected NGOs, volunteer editors to produce media and text contents for the page. I will equally need the NGOs support to get themselves mention on other websites, to get record of their activities and lastly, the Wikipedia support for logistics and other needs as the project progresses.

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About the idea creator[edit]

Kolapo is a Tech Enthusiast who wants to make the world a better place for all.


  • Researcher I would love to be a part of your initiative. I think there are a lot of organizations that need such support. You can contact me on my talk page. Sirbrunton (talk) 17:40, 23 July 2018 (UTC)


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