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Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Activités WLA 2024 en RDC (ID: 22393580)

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statusNot funded
Activités WLA 2024 en RDC
proposed start date2024-03-01
proposed end date2024-05-30
budget (local currency)12605754 CDF
budget (USD)4867.5 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Fidel Liesse
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Fidel Liesse



If you are a group or organization leader, board member, president, executive director, or staff member at any Wikimedia group, affiliate, or Wikimedia Foundation, you are required to self-identify and present all roles. (required)


Describe all relevant roles with the name of the group or organization and description of the role. (required)

Main Proposal

1. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.

Activités WLA 2024 en RDC

2. and 3. Proposed start and end dates for the proposal.

2024-03-01 - 2024-05-30

4. Where will this proposal be implemented? (required)

Democratic Republic of the Congo

5. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign, project, or event? If so, please select the relevant project or campaign. (required)

Wiki Loves Africa

6. What is the change you are trying to bring? What are the main challenges or problems you are trying to solve? Describe this change or challenges, as well as main approaches to achieve it. (required)

Dans l'idée de promouvoir notre continent Afrique et faire participer plus encore notre communauté active sur les projets Wikimedia, nous comptons parler davantage du mouvement et soutenir l'implication effective de bénévoles au pays à travers les activités.

7. What are the planned activities? (required) Please provide a list of main activities. You can also add a link to the public page for your project where details about your project can be found. Alternatively, you can upload a timeline document. When the activities include partnerships, include details about your partners and planned partnerships.

Nous allons avoir comme toujours des heures de bureau, organiser des sorties photos, organiser des sessions de formations sur Commons et montrer comment utiliser ces images sur les pages Wikis (Wikipédia, ...), tenir un concours WLA 2024 national pour engager plus de contributeurs et aussi des photographes professionnels, faire des campagnes et sensibiliser pour faire connaître le mouvement Wikimedia au pays.

8. Describe your team. Please provide their roles, Wikimedia Usernames and other details. (required) Include more details of the team, including their roles, usernames, Wikimedia group, and whether they are salaried, volunteers, consultants/contractors, etc. Team members involved in the grant application need to be aware of their involvement in the project.

Oui, plusieurs bénévoles ayant organisé des activités et événements dans le pays, notamment quelques membres de Wikimedia RDC, sont disposés à aider à la bonne marche de ce concours.

9. Who are the target participants and from which community? How will you engage participants before and during the activities? How will you follow up with participants after the activities? (required)

Il s'agit de la communauté africaine et congolaise en particulier, qui va vendre l'image du continent par des prises de photos de talent africain et/ou congolais. Nous allons créer en quelque sorte des créneaux pour intensifier le travail, donner du goût et rendre accessible le concours au public concerné.

10. Does your project involve work with children or youth? (required)


10.1. Please provide a link to your Youth Safety Policy. (required) If the proposal indicates direct contact with children or youth, you are required to outline compliance with international and local laws for working with children and youth, and provide a youth safety policy aligned with these laws. Read more here.


11. How did you discuss the idea of your project with your community members and/or any relevant groups? Please describe steps taken and provide links to any on-wiki community discussion(s) about the proposal. (required) You need to inform the community and/or group, discuss the project with them, and involve them in planning this proposal. You also need to align the activities with other projects happening in the planned area of implementation to ensure collaboration within the community.

Nous avons un groupe WhatsApp et Telegram, et une page Facebook et Twitter, où tous les membres y sont ajoutés et où on a discuté concernant cette campagne ;

https://t.me/+ppJMh6WN6jcxNGQ0 https://chat.whatsapp.com/DJHxmEb3vaFHRdNN0POclo www.wikimediardc.org

12. Does your proposal aim to work to bridge any of the content knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)


13. Does your proposal include any of these areas or thematic focus? Select one option that most applies to your work. (required)

Culture, heritage or GLAM

14. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)


15. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select one that most applies. (required)

Invest in Skills and Leadership Development

Learning and metrics

17. What do you hope to learn from your work in this project or proposal? (required)

A la fin de l'activité nous voulons vraiment savoir s’y a des jeunes avec des talents en termes d’invention; que ça soit en art, musique, danse, mécanique, … et si ces talents bénéficies vraiment une couverture médiatique suffisante en terme de visibilité. Quant au participants, ils doivent comprendre ce que sont Wiki loves Africa et Wikicommons, prendre plus conscience sur la pertinence des informations pour agrandir la communauté wikimedienne en RDC et bénéficier de plus de connaissances sur la photographie mais aussi sur les talents de création des peuples congolais.

18. What are your Wikimedia project targets in numbers (metrics)? (required)
Number of participants, editors, and organizers
Other Metrics Target Optional description
Number of participants 50
50 personnes qui vont participé activement à cette campagne
Number of editors 45
Number of organizers 5 5 personnes qui vont participé à l'organisation, sans oublié l'aide des autres membres du Wikimedia RDC
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikimedia Commons 700
Wikimedia Incubator
Wikifunctions or Abtsract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.

+ 700 images et/ou vidéo & audio seront téléversées

19. Do you have any other project targets in numbers (metrics)? (optional)


Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
20. What tools would you use to measure each metrics? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support. (required)

Tableau de bord et d'évènement

Financial proposal

21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)


22. and 22.1. What is the amount you are requesting for this proposal? Please provide the amount in your local currency. (required)

12605754 CDF

22.2. Convert the amount requested into USD using the Oanda converter. This is done only to help you assess the USD equivalent of the requested amount. Your request should be between 500 - 5,000 USD.

4867.5 USD

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  • Stating why the proposal is important for the communities involved and why they think the strategies chosen will achieve the results that are expected.
  • Highlighting any aspects they think are particularly well developed: for instance, the strategies and activities proposed, the levels of community engagement, outreach to underrepresented groups, addressing knowledge gaps, partnerships, the overall budget and learning and evaluation section of the proposal, etc.
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  • Analyzing if the proposal is going to contribute in any way to important developments around specific Wikimedia projects or Movement Strategy.
  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).