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Wiki Loves Africa 2024 in South Sudan
Rapid Fund Final Report

Report Status: Draft

Due date: 2024-07-17T00:00:00Z

Funding program: Rapid Fund

Report type: Final


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General information

  • Applicant username: Lomoraronald
  • Organization name: N/A
  • Amount awarded: 2050
  • Amount spent: USD,

Part 1: Project and impact


1. Describe the implemented activities and results achieved. Additionally, share which approaches were most effective in supporting you to achieve the results. (required)

2. Documentation of your impact. Please use space below to share links that help tell your story, impact, and evaluation. (required)

Share links to:

  • Project page on Meta-Wiki or any other Wikimedia project
  • Dashboards and tools that you used to track contributions
  • Some photos or videos from your event. Remember to share access.

You can also share links to:

  • Important social media posts
  • Surveys and their results
  • Infographics and sound files
  • Examples of content edited on Wikimedia projects

Additionally, share the materials and resources that you used in the implementation of your project. (required)

For example:

  • Training materials and guides
  • Presentations and slides
  • Work processes and plans
  • Any other materials your team has created or adapted and can be shared with others

3. To what extent do you agree with the following statements regarding the work carried out with this Rapid Fund? You can choose “not applicable” if your work does not relate to these goals. Required. Select one option per question. (required)

Our efforts during the Fund period have helped to...
A. Bring in participants from underrepresented groups
B. Create a more inclusive and connected culture in our community
C. Develop content about underrepresented topics/groups
D. Develop content from underrepresented perspectives
E. Encourage the retention of editors
F. Encourage the retention of organizers
G. Increased participants' feelings of belonging and connection to the movement
F. Other (optional)

Part 2: Learning


4. In your application, you outlined some learning questions. What did you learn from these learning questions when you implemented your project? How do you hope to use this learnings in the future? You can recall these learning questions below. (required)

You can recall these learning questions below: Through this fund proposal, we hope to learn the following:

1. Did our engagement strategies effectively mobilize the South Sudanese community to document their creative industries and cultural heritage?

2. Were our efforts successful in addressing the content gap and knowledge inequity by increasing contributions from underrepresented groups?

3. Did our retention strategies effectively encourage ongoing participation and contributions from the South Sudanese community after the project is implemented?

4. How impactful were our partnerships in enhancing project reach and success?

5. Did our strategies for promoting a safe and equitable environment for participants yield positive outcomes in terms of community engagement and collaboration?

6. What challenges and opportunities arose during the project, and how did we address them to ensure its success and sustainability?

5. Did anything unexpected or surprising happen when implementing your activities? This can include both positive and negative situations. What did you learn from those experiences? (required)

6. What is your plan to share your project learnings and results with other community members? If you have already done it, describe how. (required)

Part 3: Metrics


7. Wikimedia Metrics results. (required)

In your application, you set some Wikimedia targets in numbers (Wikimedia metrics). In this section, you will describe the achieved results and provide links to the tools used.

Target Results Comments and tools used
Number of participants 20
Number of editors 10
Number of organizers 5
Wikimedia project Target Result - Number of created pages Result - Number of improved pages
Wikipedia 20
Wikimedia Commons 50
Wikidata 100
Wikimedia Incubator
Wikifunctions or Abstract Wikipedia

8. Other Metrics results.

In your proposal, you could also set Other Metrics targets. Please describe the achieved results and provide links to the tools used if you set Other Metrics in your application.

Other Metrics name Metrics Description Target Result Tools and comments
Effective Engagement Strategies: Data on the number of participants engaged in the project.

Records of outreach methods used, such as social media posts, email invitations, or in-person events. Feedback from participants about what motivated them to get involved.

Addressing Content Gap and Knowledge Inequity: Data on the demographics of contributors, highlighting contributions from underrepresented groups.

Metrics on the number of new articles, photos, or other content related to creative industries and cultural heritage. Feedback from underrepresented contributors on what encouraged their participation.

Retention Strategies: Data on the number of ongoing contributors post-project implementation.

Feedback from contributors on what encouraged them to continue their involvement. Information on the types of ongoing activities, such as edit-a-thons, that helped retain contributors.

Impactful Partnerships: Records of partnerships established, including the organizations or groups involved.

Data on the reach and engagement generated through these partnerships. Feedback from partners on the benefits and impact of their involvement.

Safe and Equitable Environment: Data on reported incidents, if any, related to safety and equity during the project.

Feedback from participants on their perception of the project's inclusivity and safety. Any actions taken to address concerns and incidents related to safety and equity.


9. Did you have any difficulties collecting data to measure your results? (required)

9.1. Please state what difficulties you had. How do you hope to overcome these challenges in the future? Do you have any recommendations for the Foundation to support you in addressing these challenges? (required)

Part 4: Financial reporting


10. Please state the total amount spent in your local currency. (required)

11. Please state the total amount spent in US dollars. (required)

12. Report the funds spent in the currency of your fund. (required)

12.2. If you have not already done so in your financial spending report, please provide information on changes in the budget in relation to your original proposal. (optional)

13. Do you have any unspent funds from the Fund?

13.1. Please list the amount and currency you did not use and explain why.


13.2. What are you planning to do with the underspent funds?


13.3. Please provide details of hope to spend these funds.


14.1. Are you in compliance with the terms outlined in the fund agreement?

Your response to the review feedback. 14.2. Are you in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in the grant agreement?

14.3. Are you in compliance with provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), and with relevant tax laws and regulations restricting the use of the Funds as outlined in the grant agreement? In summary, this is to confirm that the funds were used in alignment with the WMF mission and for charitable/nonprofit/educational purposes.

15. If you have additional recommendations or reflections that don’t fit into the above sections, please write them here. (optional)

Review notes


Review notes from Program Officer:


Applicant's response to the review feedback.