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Youtube shoutout
I do the Sri lankas only computer related channel in sinhala. I will talk about wikipedia on my channel and will contribute in making a wider awareness among audience.
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PcguideLK
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created on10:17, 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.
Young people ranging from students to university students

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

sinhala

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.
youtube, facebook, dedicated website www.pcguide.lk

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?
computer related info for their schools & classes.

Project idea[edit]

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

english,sinhala

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.
will create a new thread on my forum and ask users to describe their experience.

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.
trneding topics on facebook, twitter etc

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. If I could get a coverage on my channel, through wikipedia & a financial or product giveway so that i can ask them to share the video / make awareness & win prizes it will work. through give aways I have reached more people via youtube & facebook.

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

I have been digging the wikipedia and relying on it to clarify info since 2008-2009. I currently do a youtube channel related to computers, catering to the users who have difficulty in grasping english content. check out my channel at pcguideLK at youtube.

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!