Grants:PEG/WM ZA/Mandela-Funeral-Coverage-2013

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This submission to the Project and Event Grants Program was funded in the fiscal year 2013-14. This is a grant to an organization.

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statusFunded
WM ZA/Mandela-Funeral-Coverage-2013
Wikimedia ZA sent two Wikimedians to cover the funeral of former president and father of the modern South African nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela for the greater Wiki-community.
targetWikinews, English Wikipedia, Commons
strategic priorityDocument the funeral and improve its coverage in commons, wikinews
start dateDecember 9
start year2013
end dateDecember 11
end year2013
budget (local currency)ZAR R 9 654.76
budget (USD)USD 888.36
grant typeOrganization
non-profit statusYes
creatorTheresa Hume
contact(s)• theresa.hume@wikimedia.org.za• dumisani@wikimedia.org.za
organization• Wikimedia South Africa
website• www.wikimedia.org.za


Goals and measures of success[edit]

Project goal[edit]

The Chapter sent two Wikimedians to cover the funeral of former president and father of the modern South African nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela for the greater Wiki-community.

Measures of success[edit]

We captured photographs, two videos and wrote an article for Wikinews.

Project scope and activities[edit]

Cover the funeral of former president and father of the modern South African nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. We captured photographs, two videos and wrote an article for Wikinews.

Budget breakdown[edit]

Description Requested Funds (ZAR) Requested Funds (USD)
Qty Rate Total (ZAR) Rate Total (USD) Notes
Bill No. 1 - Transport
1.1 Airtravel 1 4 291.00 4 291.00 394.83 394.83
1.2 Train Transport (Gautrain) 1 194.00 194.00 17.85 17.85
1.3 Car Rental 1 1 541.51 1 541.51 141.84 141.84
TOTAL BILL Number 1 6 026.51 554.52
Qty Rate Total (ZAR) Rate Total (USD) Notes
Bill No. 2 - Sustenance
2.1 Sustenance for 2 Wikimedians 1 508.00 508.00 46.74 46.74
TOTAL BILL Number 2 508.00 46.74
Qty Rate Total (ZAR) Rate Total (USD) Notes
Bill No. 3 - Equipment
3.1 Digital Voice Recorder 1 2 499.95 2 499.95 230.03 230.03
TOTAL BILL Number 3 2 499.95 230.03
Qty Rate Total (ZAR) Rate Total (USD) Notes
Bill No. 4 - Miscellaneous Expenses
4.1 Bank Charges 1 60.30 60.30 5.55 5.55
4.2 Press Card Expenses 1 40.00 40.00 3.68 3.68
4.3 Telephone Expenses 1 200.00 200.00 18.40 18.40
4.4 Parking 1 270.00 270.00 24.84 24.84
4.5 Other 1 50.00 50.00 4.60 4.60
TOTAL BILL Number 4 620.30 57.07


Bills Subtotals[edit]

Description Requested Funds (ZAR) Requested Funds (USD)
PROJECT SUMMARY PAGE Total in Rands (ZAR) Total in Dollars (USD)
1 Bill No. 1: Transport R 6 026.51 $ 554.52
2 Bill No. 2 - Sustenance R 508.00 $ 46.74
3 Bill No. 3 - Equipment R 2 499.95 $ 230.03
4 Bill No. 4 - Miscellaneous Expenses R 620.30 $ 57.07
8 SUBTOTAL R 9 654.76 $ 888.36
9 VAT (14%)Included R Included $ Included
10 TOTAL BUDGET PRICE R 9 654.76 $ 888.36

Budget Summaries[edit]

Total project budget
ZAR R 9 654.76 Or $ 888.36 rounded total as calculated on 15/01/2014 using latest exchange rates.
Total amount requested
ZAR R 9 654.76 Or $ 888.36 rounded total as calculated on 15/01/2014 using latest exchange rates.
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Non-financial requirements[edit]

None

Impact[edit]

This project was aimed at capturing the funeral for the greater Wiki-community.

Increasing reach[edit]

Increases Wikimedia's reach.

Participation[edit]

Two Wikimedians were involved in capturing the funeral and it was made available to the greater Wiki-community.

Quality[edit]

In addition to taking photographs of the event we also:

Published an article on Wikinews
Recorded two video reports for Wikinews
Interview with Jackson Mthembu
Clement Khanye reporting from Union Buildings

Benefits[edit]

This project contributed to content for the greater Wiki-Community.

It further benefited the following online communities:

English Wikinews
Wiki Commons
Provide a brief statement (about 1 paragraph) about how your project is related to other work in the Wikimedia movement.
This project aimed to capture an international event.
If successful, does your project have the potential to be replicated successfully by other individuals, groups, or organizations?
Not Applicable.
Please list any other benefits that this project will produce.
For us as a small chapter, it was important to capture this important moment in history.
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