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Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Human trafficking and Child Labour in Africa (ID: 22067440)

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Human trafficking and Child Labour in Africa
proposed start date2023-04-30
proposed end date2023-05-30
budget (local currency)2231000 NGN
budget (USD)4841.79 USD
grant typeWikimedia Affiliate (chapter, thematic org., or user group)
funding regionunknown region
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Ngostary2k, Akwugo,Celetex, Ennydavids, Timzy D'Great
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details[edit]

Please provide your main Wikimedia Username.

Ngostary2k, Akwugo,Celetex, Ennydavids, Timzy D'Great

Please provide the Usernames of people related to this proposal.

Ngostary2k, Akwugo,Celetex, Ennydavids, Timzy D'Great



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.

Wikimedia User group Nigeria, Wikimedia Anambra Network

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Human trafficking and Child Labour in Africa

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.

Human trafficking remains a major challenge to the global community because it is a threat to human and the causes of crimes in the world at large .This project will help to create awareness and educate women, teenagers, educators and youth on human trafficking and Child Labour prevention. This project will help train anti-human trafficking volunteers to stop human trafficking in their communities, Contents will be created and improved on the Wiki local language Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects to bridge knowledge gap.

 The Challenge or Problem we plan solving are Educating Community members on the issue of Human trafficking and Child Labour, Creating/improving contents on Humans trafficking and Child Labour, translating contents in the English Wikimedia projects to the local African languages. These will help invest to knowledge equity , language Visibility and inclusion.
2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.

Awareness: There will be creation of awareness on the issue of Human trafficking, educating community members so they won't fall victims of such.

Discussion:Anti Human right agency will be invited to the network to educate and discuss with instances on the issue of trafficking and Child Labour and to advice community members on measures to prevent falling prey.

Training: Wikimedian experienced editors will train participants on the basics of editing with the major reason being to combat knowledge gap on contents on Humans trafficking and Child Labour.

Edit-a-thon After the trainings, participants will edit Wikipedia articles to improve/create new Contents to invest in access to open knowledge. Contests There will be contest after the training,this is another way community members can contribute to the sum of knowledge.

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

Outreach:Weeks before the event there will be Awareness in cities of Anambra and new members will be recruited.

Discussion: on the first day of the event,the invited Agencies will introduce the topic and hold discussions to explain better ways one can be victimized.

Training: The second day will be training on how to add contents on Wikimedia projects. Edit-a-thon The last day participants will be given opportunity to add contents and fill the knowledge gap. Contest :The edit a thon will last for the rest of the month.

Follow up:There will be groups facilated by one coordinator each to follow new and old contributors up.

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?

Ngostary2k Celetex Akwugo Timzy D'Great Ennydavids

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, Age (regency), Geography, Language, Socioeconomic Status, Sexual Orientation, Other global topics for impact (topics considered to be of global importance), 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.

Creating contents on Human rights abuse and Child Labour will educate people on their rights and also the right of a child.

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, Advocacy, Human Rights, Public Policy

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

Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Geographic , Ethnic/racial/religious or cultural background, Disabilities, Linguistic / Language, Socioeconomic status, 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?

The participants are students,Staffs, Artisans and anyone in Anambra interested in joining it can because it's a training that can save a life at least.

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

This project will contribute to a welcoming environment,an environment that frowns to harassment of any kind. The Ucoc and the friendly Space policy will be our guiding principles.

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.

We will put it on our Twitter page herehttps://twitter.com/WikiAnambraNtWk?t=bp_CBxiBRtOkjxrVrtLnJQ&s=09 The project manager of the Network and the President Wikimedia Anambra Network are involved in planning this event.

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.

Increase the Sustainability of Our Movement, Improve User Experience, Provide for Safety and Inclusion, Ensure Equity in Decision-making, Coordinate Across Stakeholders, Invest in Skills and Leadership Development, Manage Internal Knowledge, Identify Topics for Impact, Innovate in Free Knowledge, Evaluate, Iterate, and Adapt

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

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

We will love to learn from people's stories so we can speak out when stepping on our righths as human.

Topic acceptance by the Contributors, how they will actively put their effort to put to stop human trafficking etc

What interests them to continue

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
Event The Number of days the event will last 3
Participants The total participants 45
Outcome The total number of Articles to create/ improve 300
New participants New editors recruited 10
Returning Editors Old participants 35
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants Number of new participants 10

Number of Old participants 35

Number of editors Total number of people editing in the project 45
Number of organizers Number of the people coordinating the event 5
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikipedia Articles improved/created 150
Wikimedia Commons Photos uploaded 20
Wikidata Total item created 130
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.

The Wikimedia foundation Dashboard and Wikimedia Xtool

Financial Proposal[edit]

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

2231000 NGN

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

4841.79 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.


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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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  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).