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Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wiki Loves Women 2022 in Benin (ID: 21937907)

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Wiki Loves Women 2022 in Benin
proposed start date2022-10-01
proposed end date2022-11-12
budget (local currency)1201000 XOF
budget (USD)1877.89 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionunknown region
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Aimeabibis
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.

Adoscam: Partenaire Saliousoft: Support Azogbonon:Support



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.

Wikimediens du Bénin User Group

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Wiki Loves Women 2022 in Benin

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.

Planning to solve the challenge of the lack of content on gender and arts that are missing and also improve the already existing content related to wikiquote, wikipedia, commons

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

Renforcement de capacités des anciennes participantes Recruter de nouvelles participantes dans le but d'accroitre et renforcer les membres

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

Formation des participantes nouvellement inscrites à Wikimedia Renforcement de capacités des anciennes participantes Editathon Concours

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.

Art+Feminism, Wiki Loves Women, WikiGap

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

Adoscam: Partenaire, wikimediens du Bénin User Group Saliousoft: Support, wikimediens du Bénin User Group Azogbonon:Support, wikimediens du Bénin User Group

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

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.

Cette activité est consacrée principalement aux femmes pour des contenus liées aux femmes.

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, Culture, heritage or GLAM

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

Gender Identity, Geographic , Ethnic/racial/religious or cultural background

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?

Les filles seront ciblées pour ce projet. Un appel à volontaires sera donc lancé sur différentes plateformes et sur les médias sociaux. Tous les volontaires intéressés seront ajoutés à un groupe en ligne via WhatsApp ou Telegram. Cela permettra aux organisateurs d'impliquer les participants avant, pendant et après le projet.

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

Au cours de nos activités, nous veillons à rappeler à nos membres tous les principes et politiques de l'UCOC et de l'espace convivial.

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.

Nous informerons les membres existants par le biais de la liste de diffusion des groupes et associations béninoises, et les membres seront invités à partager l'information dans leurs cercles sociaux. Les comptes Twitter et Facebook du groupe seront utilisés pour inviter le public à participer à la campagne. Nos plateformes de médias sociaux seront également constamment utilisées pour parler du projet et des activités en cours.

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?

If no:

12.1 What was the reason for you deciding NOT to develop a joint proposal? How will you guarantee coordination efforts to make sure that you are not duplicating efforts and that you can maximise your work and joint impact.
Il s'agit d'un nouveau projet au Bénin, Nous efforcerons de faire en sorte que les activités de Wiki Loves Women au Bénin soient séparées d'un projet Wikimedia Bénin afin d'éviter les doublons.
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, Provide for Safety and Inclusion, Invest in Skills and Leadership Development

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation[edit]

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

Comment recruter et maintenir plus de contributrice au sein de la communauté Wikimedia à travers les activités.

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
Nombre de participants Nombre de participants 20
Nouveaux inscrits Nombre de personnes nouvellement inscrites 10
Nombre de citations Nombre de citations 50
Nombre d'articles créés ou améliorés Nombre d'articles créés ou améliorés sur Wikipédia 10
Nombre d'éléments wikidata ajoutés ou améliorés Nombre d'éléments Wikidata ajoutés ou améliorés 20
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants Nombre de participants 20
Number of editors Nombre de rédacteurs 15
Number of organizers C'est l'effectif des membres d'organisation composée de volontaires. 5
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikiquote Nombre de citations 50
Wikipedia Nombre d'articles créés ou améliorés sur Wikipédia 10
Wikidata Nombre d'éléments Wikidata ajoutés ou améliorés 20
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.

https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org : Nous prévoyons de créer un tableau de bord pour toutes les contributrices qui seront recrutées afin de suivre leur travail et les contributions apportées.

  • Formulaires d'inscription - Nous prévoyons d'utiliser des formulaires Google pour saisir les données d'inscription des participants. Cela nous aidera à recueillir des données et des contacts clés pour faciliter le suivi pendant et après l'événement.

Financial Proposal[edit]

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

1201000 XOF

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

1877.89 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.


Endorsements and Feedback[edit]

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Community members are invited to share meaningful feedback on the proposal and include reasons why they endorse the proposal. Consider the following:

  • 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.
  • Highlighting if the proposal focuses on any interesting research, learning or innovation, etc. Also if it builds on learning from past proposals developed by the individual or organization, or other Wikimedia communities.
  • Analyzing if the proposal is going to contribute in any way to important developments around specific Wikimedia projects or Movement Strategy.
  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).