Grants:PEG/Ahmed Mohi El din/Egypt Wikimedians user group/Education Program End-of-term celebration conference

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Ahmed Mohi El din/Egypt Wikimedians user group/Education Program End-of-term celebration conference
This event is the End-of-term celebration conference for Wikipedia education program in Egypt,help to decrease the gender gap because the biggest percentage of the contributors are girls.
targetArabic Wikipedia, Wikipedia education program and decrease the gender gap.
strategic priorityImproving Quality and Increasing Participation
start date27 June
start year2015
end date27 June
end year2015
budget (local currency)7,597.66 EGP
budget (USD)999 USD
grant typeGroup
non-profit statusNo
contact(s)• ah.hamdi@wikimedia-eg.org• mmustafa8@gmail.com
organization• Egypt Wikimedians user group


Goal[edit]

Wikipedia education Program in Egypt is one the biggest and most successful program in the whole world and we want to encourage the student to present better quality and quantity of content on Wikipedia Increasing Participation and decreasing the gender gap.

Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

Education Program End-of-term celebration conference we will give a very simple awards for students who participated in the last term also to the professors. lists of participants:

  1. User:Mohamed Ouda Event coordinator.
  2. User:لا روسا Education Program leader - Cairo University.
  3. User:May Hachem93Education Program leader - Ain Shams University.
  4. User:Samir I. Sharbaty Event coordinator.
  5. User:Ahmed Mohi El din Event coordinator.

Impact[edit]

Target readership[edit]

The target will be primarily Arabic Wikipedia.

Fit with strategy[edit]

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The Education program volunteers and professors encourage new students to create user accounts and edit Wikipedia.

Measures of success[edit]

Please provide a list of both quantitative and qualitative criteria that will be used to determine how successful the project is. You will need to report on the success of the project according to these measures after the project is completed. See the PEG program resources for suggested measures of success.

  1. Wikipedia Education Program expands to new campuses in Cairo
  2. Egyptian students made the most contributions to the Arabic Wikipedia in 2014
  3. Egyptian students help narrow gender gap on Wikipedia
  • To make Wikipedia a household name and an online Wikipedia known to the average female student in a Universities.
  • To get at least 30 new active female contributors for Wikipedia.
  • Create new articles and develop existing stubs or articles for every Girl.

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Resources and risks[edit]

Resources[edit]

  1. User:Mohamed Ouda Event coordinator.
  2. User:لا روسا Education Program leader - Cairo University.
  3. User:May Hachem93Education Program leader - Ain Shams University.
  4. User:Samir I. Sharbaty Event coordinator.
  5. User:Ahmed Mohi El din Event coordinator.
  6. Full list of user group member who can help achieve this project can be found here.
  7. Full list of Education Program volunteers (in Arabic) can be found here.
  • Onwiki evidence of community support (such as a project about this discussion):
  1. Wikipedia Education Program Pages on Ar Wikipedia.
  2. Fifth Celebration Conference, Egypt
  • Evidence of past success in executing similar projects:
  1. 30 million bytes added by Wikipedia Education Program students in Egypt in 4 terms.
  2. 40 featured/good articles.
  3. The percentage of female participation reached 89% last term.

Risks[edit]

NON

Budget[edit]

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Project budget table

Education Program End-of-term celebration conference

Number Category Item description Unit Number of units Cost per unit Total cost Currency Notes
1 Ceremony Certificates 1 Certificate 166 $1.5 $249 $
2 Food& Drinks Refreshments/Snacks N/A 150 $3 $450 $
3 Awards Simple awards for students N/A 50 $6 $300 $
Total $999 $
Total cost of project

999 USD

Total amount requested from the Project and Event Grants program

999 USD

Additional sources of revenue that may fund part of this project, and amounts funded

Egyptian Universities are expected to help organizing/hosting our events. Information about financial support is currently not available.

Non-financial requirements[edit]

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Requests for non-financial assistance, if any

NON

Discussion[edit]

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  1. Egypt Wikimedians user group on Facebook
  2. Wikipedia Education Program Pages on Ar Wikipedia.

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