Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Africa Wiki Challenge 2024 Ebonyi State University Igbo Wiki Fan Club (ID: 22592535)

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Africa Wiki Challenge 2024 Ebonyi State University Igbo Wiki Fan Club
proposed start date2024-05-31
proposed end date2024-06-30
budget (local currency)2236000 NGN
budget (USD)1720 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Chikeme Chizurum
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details[edit]

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Chikeme Chizurum

Organization

N/A

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N/A

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


Main Proposal[edit]

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

Africa Wiki Challenge 2024 Ebonyi State University Igbo Wiki Fan Club

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

2024-05-31 - 2024-06-30

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

Nigeria

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

Other (please specify) Africa Wiki Challenge 2024

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)

Based on the year's theme Educate Africa: Nurturing Minds for the 21st Century, there is a content visibility gap about Education in Africa on the Igbo Wikipedia. Having seen that there is a content gap on the educational system, policies and programme in the Igbo Wikipedia, this project aims to fill up such gap through creating and translating articles around Education both in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. In order to achieve this, there would be training on how to edit on Igbo Wikipedia for a better outcome of the project

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.

The planned activities for this project are:

1. Creation of Username and pages 2. Introduction to Wikimedia Foundation and her projects 3. Introduction to Igbo Wikipedia 4. Lecture on the need for more visibility of Nigeria and Africa educational content on the Igbo Wikipedia 5. Translation guide on Igbo Wikipedia


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.

I have a team of experienced Wikimedians who can assist in the planning of this project. They include user:

1. Tochiprecious : Igbo Wikimedians User Group 2. Olugold: Igbo Wikimedians User Group 3. Ogalihilary: Igbo Wikimedians User Group

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)

The target participants are Igbo speaking undergraduates of Ebonyi State University Igbo Wiki Fan Club. They will be engaged through prior weekly meetings that will discuss the project goals and how editors will get involved. After the activity, feedback will be collected from them via google form and sharing of their experiences on social media.

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

No

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.

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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.

I have informed Ebonyi State University Ig Wiki Fan Club via whatapp platform and informed the general Igbo Wikimedians Community on the talk page. I have their full support for this project.

Here is the link to the discussion https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Igbo_Wikimedians_User_Group

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)

Cultural background, ethnicity, religion, racial

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

Education

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

Digital Access

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

Innovate in Free Knowledge

Learning and metrics[edit]

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

I hope to learn more about project management skills while increasing my knowledge on educational policies and programs in Nigeria and Africa.

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 25 New participants: 10

Returning participants: 15

Number of editors 25
Number of organizers 3
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikipedia 100
Wikimedia Commons
Wikidata
Wiktionary
Wikisource
Wikimedia Incubator
Translatewiki
MediaWiki
Wikiquote
Wikivoyage
Wikibooks
Wikiversity
Wikinews
Wikispecies
Wikifunctions or Abstract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.

N/A

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

No

Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
N/A N/A N/A
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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)

I will be using event campaign dashboard created for the event to measure metrics

Financial proposal[edit]

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

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mR0YM8su1zAjXzzzrMZV47-ouI-KPg7BXSBV4egw9XI/edit?usp=sharing


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

2236000 NGN

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.

1720 USD

We/I have read the Application Privacy Statement, WMF Friendly Space Policy and Universal Code of Conduct.

Yes

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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).

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