Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Hausa Community Wiki For Human Right/ Right For Healthy Environment 2023 Edithathon (ID: 22062887)

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Hausa Community Wiki For Human Right/ Right For Healthy Environment 2023 Edithathon
proposed start date2023-03-31
proposed end date2023-05-31
budget (local currency)1883237 NGN
budget (USD)4100 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• Aliyu shaba
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details[edit]

Please provide your main Wikimedia Username.

Aliyu shaba

Please provide the Usernames of people related to this proposal.

1. sanusi gado

2. uncle bash
3. abubakar yusuf gusau
4. alameen khalid
5. musa vacho


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.

Hausa Wikimedians Usergroup, Nigerian Commons Photographers Group.

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Hausa Community Wiki For Human Right/ Right For Healthy Environment 2023 Edithathon

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.

Its generally observed that, there is no much awareness about human right in the Hausa community. and also some of the key articles that talks about right are not available in the Hausa wikipedia. this project will make those articles available. looking at the years theme ' right for healthy environment' this project will seek to address the lack of articles concerning human rights in Hausa community.

last year Nigeria faced a serious environmental challenges that the country is yet to recover, flooding. so it is a great advantage to discuss and talked about environment and how we can safeguard it as human beings.

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

1. edithathon this will be in 3 ways i.e 3 event.

1. first to create awareness about human right and discuss the theme with the participants.
2. secondly there be an editathon to create articles on human right specifically on the years them.
3. online edithathon this is needed in other to carry the entire Hausa Community along and to be able to give diversity a room, allowing people that cannot attend the in person event to attend online

why we think is important is because it brings us together to organized, collaborate and make the articles available. that the user @Musa Vacho77 helps us reach out to the Nigerian organizers and international organizers To have an effective collaboration from the National and international level. and i did the necessary to reach to our own community and its leaders.

and we inform our community of our openness to collaborate with anyone interested in other not to duplicate effort and resources.

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

1. we will make awareness about the campaign wiki for human right.

2. an edithathon for the creation of the articles
3. online edithathon to give room to diverse community and carry all the Hausa Community along.
3. promotion on the campaign on human right and also right for health environment.
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.


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

Yes we have a vibrant team to make this project come to life.

1. I will be in charge of the whole project coordination and organization.
2. uncle bash and sanusi gado will head the editathon and the creation of the articles.

3, musa vacho will head the the campaign promotion and awareness with the help of alameen200.

4. abubakar yusuf gusau will help with the logistics, halls and refreshments.
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.

Geography, Socioeconomic Status, Other global topics for impact (topics considered to be of global importance)

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.

The presence of articles that are related to Human Rights are lacking in Hausa Community, this process will seek to address that.

Also there is lack of awareness about Human Right in Hausa Community, this project will seek to address that,

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.

Human Rights, Climate Change and sustainability, Diversity

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

Geographic , Linguistic / Language, Socioeconomic status

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. Hausa Wikipedians, from Hausa Community.

2. via our general whatsap group.
3. we will create a separate whatsapp group for follow ups.
4. this is by inviting and engaging them during the edithathon by also giving them task to complete at the end of the event.
5. this is by follow up on whatsapp, through the specific group we will have for this event.
10. In what ways are you actively seeking to contribute towards creating a safer, supportive, more equitable environment for participants?

1. Adhering to the Universal Code Of Conduct

2. Following The Friendly Space Policy.
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.

1. first of all we reach out to the user @Musa Vacho77 and he helps us reach the Nigerian and International organizers this is ensure effective collaboration and zero duplication of effort and resources.

2. Also i personally make the announcement in our whatsapp group for community leaders and also for collaborative participation in other to curb duplicate and maintain resources management.
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, Provide for Safety and Inclusion

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

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

1. we will love to learn how our community will response to the knowledge of safeguarding our environment.

2. we will like to learn the impact of Human Right knowledge in the community.
3. we will like to learn how best our community will utilized the articles created.
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 1. this will be number of people that will be involved in the project. this means people that will make the contributions.
2. online edithathon this is to be able to bring the whole Hausa community to participate. support diversity.
Number of editors This is the number of expected editors to be at the events and also make contributions. 30
Number of organizers This are the numbers of the organizers that will head the event and makje sure the project comes to live and be able to solve the problem it intents to and make it a reality. 5
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikipedia These numbers of new articles to be created 30
Wikipedia These are number of articles to be polished 30
Wikimedia Commons These are photos of the events to be uploaded after the events 20
17.1 If for some reason your proposal will not measure these core metrics please provide an explanation.

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.

1. Outreachy dashboard or

2. 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.

1883237 NGN

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

4100 USD

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

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


Endorsements and Feedback[edit]

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Community members are invited to share meaningful feedback on the proposal and include reasons why they endorse the proposal. Consider the following:

  • 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).