Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Technical project on zghwikipedia (ID: 22414486)

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Technical project on zghwikipedia
proposed start date2024-04-01
proposed end date2024-05-01
grant start date2024-04-01T00:00:00Z
grant end date2024-05-01T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)8921.84 MAD
budget (USD)900 USD
amount recommended (USD)900
grant typeIndividual
funding regionMENA
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Lhoussine AIT TAYFST
organization (if applicable)• N/A
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Applicant Details[edit]

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Lhoussine AIT TAYFST



If you are a group or organization leader, board member, president, executive director, or staff member at any Wikimedia group, affiliate, or Wikimedia Foundation, you are required to self-identify and present all roles. (required)

I'm a group leader of an informal Wikimedia group., Other

Describe all relevant roles with the name of the group or organization and description of the role. (required)

Relevant roles: 1-One of the leaders of the Amazigh community in Morocco (informal) 2-Member of Wikimedia Ma user group 3-Interested on the Wikimedians of Tamazight User Group

Main Proposal[edit]

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

Technical project on zghwikipedia

2. and 3. Proposed start and end dates for the proposal.

2024-04-01 - 2024-05-01

4. Where will this proposal be implemented? (required)


5. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign, project, or event? If so, please select the relevant project or campaign. (required)

Not applicable

6. What is the change you are trying to bring? What are the main challenges or problems you are trying to solve? Describe this change or challenges, as well as main approaches to achieve it. (required)

As a new project Standard Moroccan Amazigh Wikipedia has a huge number of technical difficulties, my purpose throughout this project is to resolve some of these issues, mainly: 1- Unification of basique types of templates. 2- elaboration of automatique template 3- elaboration and improvement of basique portals

7. What are the planned activities? (required) Please provide a list of main activities. You can also add a link to the public page for your project where details about your project can be found. Alternatively, you can upload a timeline document. When the activities include partnerships, include details about your partners and planned partnerships.

As the Standard Moroccan Amazigh Wikipedia is a new project, there is a rarity of editors, for this reason, to implement this project, I will adopt the following activities: 1- personal work: I will work on this project my self to elaborate the main portals and template. 2- I will organise online and in-person workshops to the new users to elevate the number of competent users.

8. Describe your team. Please provide their roles, Wikimedia Usernames and other details. (required) Include more details of the team, including their roles, usernames, Wikimedia group, and whether they are salaried, volunteers, consultants/contractors, etc. Team members involved in the grant application need to be aware of their involvement in the project.

I'm working alone on this project. I will work on the basic portals and template and I will organise some training session.

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? (required)

The target participants are the new users participating on Standard Moroccan amazigh wikipedia, and also I will work on engaging new users to stretch the amazigh community. After the activities I will continue working with them on the project to strengthen their knowledge.

10. Does your project involve work with children or youth? (required)


10.1. Please provide a link to your Youth Safety Policy. (required) If the proposal indicates direct contact with children or youth, you are required to outline compliance with international and local laws for working with children and youth, and provide a youth safety policy aligned with these laws. Read more here.


11. How did you discuss the idea of your project with your community members and/or any relevant groups? Please describe steps taken and provide links to any on-wiki community discussion(s) about the proposal. (required) You need to inform the community and/or group, discuss the project with them, and involve them in planning this proposal. You also need to align the activities with other projects happening in the planned area of implementation to ensure collaboration within the community.

I discussed with the child community of Berber wikipedia in Morocco, I suggested to organise online or/and in person trainings on creating technical content on zgh.wikipedia such as templates, infoboxes and portals

12. Does your proposal aim to work to bridge any of the content knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)

Not applicable

13. Does your proposal include any of these areas or thematic focus? Select one option that most applies to your work. (required)

Not applicable

14. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)

Linguistic / Language

15. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select one that most applies. (required)

Increase the Sustainability of Our Movement

Learning and metrics[edit]

17. What do you hope to learn from your work in this project or proposal? (required)

Throughout this project I will learn how to enlarge the amazigh community on wikipedia an I will learn also how to help users to learn using the technical tools on amazigh wikipedia.

18. What are your Wikimedia project targets in numbers (metrics)? (required)
Number of participants, editors, and organizers
Other Metrics Target Optional description
Number of participants 30
Number of editors 10
Number of organizers 3
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikipedia 50
Wikimedia Commons 50
Wikidata 50
Wikimedia Incubator
Translatewiki 200
Wikifunctions or Abstract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.

The work will be mainly on technical sides like templates, infoboxes and portals

19. Do you have any other project targets in numbers (metrics)? (optional)


Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
Portals 15 good portals N/A
20. What tools would you use to measure each metrics? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support. (required)

To mesure each metrics, I will be based on statistics gived by the tools of wikimedia like : 1-the number of templates added 2-the number of good portals added 3-the number of good infoboxes added

Financial proposal[edit]

21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)
22. and 22.1. What is the amount you are requesting for this proposal? Please provide the amount in your local currency. (required)

8921.84 MAD

22.2. Convert the amount requested into USD using the Oanda converter. This is done only to help you assess the USD equivalent of the requested amount. Your request should be between 500 - 5,000 USD.

900 USD

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