Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/NCPUG Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Climate And Weather Photowalk (ID: 22046030)

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NCPUG Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Climate And Weather Photowalk
proposed start date2023-02-28
proposed end date2023-04-30
budget (local currency)2167789 NGN
budget (USD)4832.28 USD
grant typeWikimedia Affiliate (chapter, thematic org., or user group)
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• Musa Vacho77
organization (if applicable)• Nigerian Commons Photographers group

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Applicant Details[edit]

Please provide your main Wikimedia Username.

Musa Vacho77

Please provide the Usernames of people related to this proposal.

1. anas adam

2. aliyu shaba
3. lucy Iwuala
4. bashir muhammad

Nigerian Commons Photographers group

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 group Hausa wikimedians user group

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

NCPUG Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Climate And Weather Photowalk

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. Meta link

2. twitter handle; Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group
1. What is the change that you are trying to bring about and why is this important.

NCPUG participated in 2022 program of wiki loves Africa themed as Home and Habitat. this participation brings rich experience to the entire NCPUG community leading to broader experience and rich knowledge. NCPUG community want to participated also in the upcoming event looking at the 2023 theme affect this our country Nigeria the most. due climate change we are still experiencing difficulties in the entire country. Nigeria has never experience flooding like this year before. we have massive flooding in Kogi state. the state that link the northern and southern Nigeria. This leads to excessive fuel scarcity in the north because there is no road to transport the oil, and also lead to shortage of food in the southern Nigeria. up to today we are still experiencing those problems due to climate and weather. the NCPUG community believe that the topics are worth covering and also the world need to see that clearly in their eyes so as to be able to take preventive measures seriously. thats why we decide to take a photowalk within north west and north central of Nigeria to be able to capture important places in that shows vividly the effect of climate and weather in Nigeria.

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

1. photo walk to atleast 4 states in the north west and north central in nigeria

2. to showcase the effect of climate and weather in nigeria
3. to tell the stories using pictures of the affected areas mostly.
3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?

1. photowalk

2. online workshop on climate and weather
3. offline workshop to upload the pictures taken
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

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

1. Musa vacho77 experience wikimedian wii be in charge of coordinating the whole project.

2. Anas adam will be incharge of finance and lead photographer to the northwest
3. unclebash007 a professional photographer will be incharge of northcentral

4, Aliyu shaba social media promotion

5. assistant coordinator in the northcentral
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.

this work will help to enrich the theme of the year 2023 the climate and weather. and making it available will help to bridge the gap that people can see it clearly using pictures, the effect of climate and weather. and also people from different part of the world including Nigeria will be able to see how important the topic is, this will help them and also encourage them in taking preventive measures seriously to save our world.

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.

Advocacy, Diversity

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

Geographic , Socioeconomic status, 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.the whole nigeria including Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo community, that is why we provide online workshop to be able to carry every community along. since NCPUG belongs to the nigerian community.

2. we already have a whatsap group that the whole community is in.
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 [UCOC]

2. Following 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. via whatsapp group.

2. when the link is available we will post it on wiki for feedback and endorsement.
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

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

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

1. How well we can present the effect of climate and weather using pictures 2, how best our community can benefits from the materials available to them

3. the response from our community concerning the topics
4. how our communities effort will change with knowledge at hands towards preventive measures.
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 these participants include people all over the country Nigeria including the 3 major communities. 50
Number of editors these are number of editors that will make the upload. 20
Number of organizers these are the organizers that will that will help bring the project to life. 6
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikimedia Commons these are photos that will be uploaded during the event. 700
Wikipedia these are numbers of photos to be used in wikipedia articles 100
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. hashtah tool

2. outreachy 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.

2167789 NGN

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

4832.28 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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  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).