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Grants:PEG/Sudhanwa Jogalekar - Wikimedians in Pune/Wikipedia 10th Anniversary Celebration Pune India on 15 Jan 2010

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Legal name of chapter
Not a Chapter Grant.
Grant contact name
10th Anniversary Celebration grant
Grant contact user-name or e-mail
Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa.com@gmail.com>
Grant contact title (position)
Volunteer lead for organising Wikipedia 10th Anniversary celebrations in Pune on 15 January 2010
Project lead name
10th Anniversary of Wikipedia Celebration Meetup in Pune
Project lead user-name or e-mail
Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa.com@gmail.com>
Project lead title (position), if any
Volunteer lead for organising Wikipedia 10th Anniversary celebrations in Pune on 15 January 2010
Full project name
Wikipedia 10th Anniversary celebrations in Pune on 15 January 2010
Amount requested (in USD)
Provisional target start date
01 January 20100
Provisional completion date
20 January 2010

Budget breakdown[edit]

Venue:200$ Refreshments:200$ Publicity:100$

Project scope[edit]

During the activities leading upto 15 January and celebrations on that day, to:

  • Organising a wikimeetup for editors and general public.
  • Recruiting new editors.
  • Publicising Wikipedia 10th Anniversary celebrations.
  • Encouraging joint, collaborative projects for showcasing at the meetup.
  • Providing morale support to Marathi language Wikipedia editor community in Pune.

=Tenth Anniversary Meetup activities and schedule[edit]

Please see here :


Project goal[edit]

To establish the seeds of a Wikipedia community in Pune, to nurture the Wikipedia movement locally and to publicise this constructive activity as a hobby for more people.

Non-financial requirements[edit]

  • Tshirt etc support from Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Participation by representatives of Wikimedia Foundation in India.

Other benefits[edit]

  • We believe we can get some positive media attention for this project which will encourage more Pune-ites to become editors.
  • Bring about closer ties between different communities of Wikipedia in Pune.

Measures of success[edit]

Successful completion of meet with reps of the three communities active in Pune - en:WP, MR:WP. Commons.