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Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Audios Pronounciation Nigerian Related Pages in English Wikipedia (ID: 21980342)

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Audios Pronounciation Nigerian Related Pages in English Wikipedia
proposed start date2023-02-03
proposed end date2023-04-04
budget (local currency)1355000 NGN
budget (USD)3048.78 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• Sadauki11
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details[edit]

Please provide your main Wikimedia Username.


Please provide the Usernames of people related to this proposal.




Are you a member of any Wikimedia affiliate or group, including informal groups like Wiki Fan Clubs, emerging language communities, not recognized Wikimedia groups etc.? Please list them all.

Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Audios Pronounciation Nigerian Related Pages in English Wikipedia

Q. Indicate if it is a local, international, or regional proposal and if it involves several countries? (optional)


Q2. If you have answered regional or international, please write the country names and any other information that is useful for understanding your proposal.

R. If you would like, please share any websites or social media accounts that your group or organization has.

1. What is the change that you are trying to bring about and why is this important.

base on what i realize on wikimedia community there are some Nigeria related pages that are read how they are written, many of this pages are names of publishers, places and even peoples. i will like to have an opportunity to highlight those pages to people by making audio file on the pages so that whenever a person come across them, he will not get difficulty in reading them since there audio files is there. It is very importance to know those pages and to understand how they are pronounce them since it is an improvement in language especially Hausa language. Example of those related pages are, Iliya Dan Mai Karfi, Ruwan Bagaja, Shehu Jaha e.t.c

2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.

1- Awareness on the project virtually and physically. 2- Compiling the list of the related pages at least 150. 3-Recording and Editing the Audio files. 4-Teaching new users on how to record and edit audio files. 5-Teaching them how to convert audio files to free license format. 6-teaching them how to upload audio files on wikimedia commons. they will be effect because they are part of skills acquisition to youth.

3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?

1- Training new users. 2- Lecture on Audio files. 3- keeping participants in touch on wikimedia activities.

4. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign or event? If so, please select the relevant campaign below. If so, please select all the relevant campaigns from the list below. If "other", please state which.

Wiki Loves Africa, Wiki Loves Earth, Wikipedia Birthday or Anniversary

5. Do you have the team that is needed to implement this proposal?

Yes the wikimediands that will implement this proposal are as follows: 1- ibrahim8088 volunteer in NCPUG 2- Anasskoko Permanent Admin in Hausa Wikimedia. 3- musavacho77 Admin in NCPUG. 4- Sadauki11 Volunteer in NCPUG.

6. Please state if your proposal aims to work to bridge any of the identified CONTENT knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select up to THREE that most apply to your work.

Content Gender gap, Language, Cultural background, ethnicity, religion, racial

6.1 In a few sentences, explain how your work is specifically addressing this content gap (or Knowledge inequity) to ensure a greater representation of knowledge.

1- The participant will of the two known gender Males and Females. 2- It will promote use of Hausa language in Hausa wikimedia community. 3- it will promote culture and heritage.

7. Please state if your proposal includes any of these areas or THEMATIC focus. Select up to THREE that most apply to your work and explain the rationale for identifying these themes.

Education, Culture, heritage or GLAM , Open Technology

8. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities?

Linguistic / Language, Age, Digital Access

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?

1- Participant must be a computer literate or someone who can operate smart phone. 2- before and during the activities, there will be a social media platform specific for this proposal so that participant will be in touch in every stage of the project. 3- We will retain our social media platform so that we make sure each participant continue with wikimedia activities.

10. In what ways are you actively seeking to contribute towards creating a safer, supportive, more equitable environment for participants?

the program will hold in two different session, a very conducive hall will be available for participant. So also there will be a network access in the hall so that every participant will participate.

11. Please tell us about how you have let your Wikimedia communities know about the planned activities and this proposal. Use this space to describe the processes you carried out to make the community more involved in planning this proposal. Please link the on-wiki community discussion(s) around the proposals.

Through wikimedia social media platforms 1- NCPUG whatsapp Group 2- Let's connect peer learning group 3- Social Media Awarenes.

12. Are you aware of other Rapid Fund proposals in your local group, community, or region that are being submitted and that align with your proposed project?


If yes:

12.1 Did you explore the possibility of doing a joint proposal with other leaders in your group?
12.2 How will this joint proposal allow you to have better results?
13. Will you be working with other external, non-Wikimedia partners to implement this proposal? Required.


13.1 Please describe these partnerships and what motivates the potential partner to be part of the proposal and how they add value to your work.

14. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select a maximum of THREE options that most apply.

Improve User Experience, Invest in Skills and Leadership Development, Innovate in Free Knowledge

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

15. What do you hope to learn from your work in this fund proposal?

1- I will like to learn and practice how to use wiki tools to analyze many projects. 2- I will like to know more on wikimedia commons 3 This project will help me improve my skills.

16. Based on these learning questions, what is the information or data you need to collect to answer these questions? Please register this information (as metric description) in the following spaces provided.
Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants 25 new users and 10 returning participants 35
Number of editors Twenty editors will be contributing 20
Number of organizers Five organizers 5
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikimedia Commons Two hundred audio files will be uploaded 200
Wikipedia 150 audio files will linked 150
17.1 If for some reason your proposal will not measure these core metrics please provide an explanation.

200 Audio files will be uploaded in Wikimedia Commons. 150 Audio files will be linked in English Wikipedia.

18. What tools would you use to measure each metric selected? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support.

Outreachy tool Dashboard tool Hashtag Tool

Financial Proposal[edit]

19. & 19.1 What is the amount you are requesting from Wikimedia Foundation? Please provide this amount in your local currency.

1355000 NGN

19.2 What is this amount in US Currency (to the best of your knowledge)?

3048.78 USD

20. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it.


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Endorsements and Feedback[edit]

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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.
  • Highlighting if the proposal focuses on any interesting research, learning or innovation, etc. Also if it builds on learning from past proposals developed by the individual or organization, or other Wikimedia communities.
  • 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).