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Hausa Wikipedia Wiki For Human Rights Campaing
proposed start date2023-06-01
proposed end date2023-06-30
grant start date2023-06-01T00:00:00Z
grant end date2023-06-30T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)863676 NGN
budget (USD)1868.19 USD
amount recommended (USD)2100
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• sadammuhammad11234
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.

Hausa Wikimedians User Group

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Hausa Wikipedia Wiki For Human Rights Campaing

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.

Flooding and erosion is something that is getting worse in the Northern part of Nigeria. In 2022, there was the worst flood in Northern Nigeria which resulted in loss of crops, destruction of roads, destruction of houses and even loss of life. There is a lack of awareness about Climate Change among the people of northern Nigeria. The purpose of this program is to create awareness about climate change and explain the rights that are necessary among the community to protect the environment. This program will participate in the campaign #WikiForHumanRights Campaign that is held every year with the aim of representing Hausa Wikipedia to produce quality articles in Hausa Wikipedia which are related to the theme of this year's campaign Right to a Healthy Environment.

2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.
  • To create and improve articles related to climate change and environment in Northern Nigeria
  • Creating awareness for the community about Climate Change.
  • Creating awareness for Hausa Wikipedia editors about how to improve the articles related to Human Rights and climate change.
  • Creating Effective articles about Human Rights and climate change.
  • Involve the Hausa Community in the Action for Human Rights 2023 campaign
  • To train the Hausa Wikipedia editors how to create quality articles to Wikipedia
3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?

Awareness and workshop

We will host Awareness and Workshop where we will invite experts in environment and human rights to participants about climate changes and their right to protect environments. I will also invites experience editors to educate the participants on how to create good articles about Climate Change in Hausa Wikipedia.


We will compete by creating the best essays in Hausa Wikipedia on Human Rights and climate change. We will invite the Wiki for Human Rights 2022 International contest winner and the Hausa Community Organizer to explain to us how the competition will be and he will lead the jury team.

Online Training

We will do online awareness in which we will share articles related to climate change on social media to aware other people about Climate Change in Northern Nigeria. Also, this program will generate more viewers in Hausa Wikipedia.

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 i have the team,

  • Two lectures from Ahmadu Bello University, one is environmentalist and another one is human rights activist. Everyone will volunteers to discus about what they are expertise at.
  • Yusuf Sa'adu, Hamza DK, and M Bash Ne will help manage the project, they will teach the participants in how to create an article in Wikipedia. And Gwanki who conducted such a program in 2021 and 2022, and he is the second prize winner of the Wikiforhumanright international contest 2022 will be a consultant. And he will lead the online training and jury team.
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, Language

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.

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

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

Ethnic/racial/religious or cultural background, Linguistic / Language

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?

Target participants are Hausa Wikipedia editors, I will reache out to them via Social media especially WhatsApp Groups. I will create a WhatsApp group where I will follow up with them during contest and after all the projects.

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

All Wikimedia friendly space policy will be summarised during the events.

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.

I Will let them know via WhatsApp group and Hausa Wikipedia discussion page. I Will also share some flyers via social media.

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, Manage Internal Knowledge, Identify Topics for Impact, Innovate in Free Knowledge

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

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

If the project bring awareness to target participants and improving in climate changes articles in Haua Wikipedia. I want to learn if th project bring more viewers to Hausa Wikipedia.

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 Number of worshop participants 40
Number of editors Number of contest participants 30
Number of organizers 3
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikipedia Number of total articles to be created or improve during all events 300
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.

I Will use WMF Dashboard

Financial Proposal[edit]

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

863676 NGN

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

1868.19 USD

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


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