Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wikidata's Tenth Birthday in Kwara 2022 (ID: 21930466)
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- Please provide your main Wikimedia Username.
- Please provide the Usernames of people related to this proposal.
James Moore200, Bukky654
- 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.
Ilorin Wikimedia Hub Wikimedia User Group Nigeria
- M. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.
Wikidata's Tenth Birthday in Kwara 2022
- 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.
Within the Nigerian community little is known about Wikidata and as a result, the contributions to this Wikimedia project have been limited to just a few active editors. Wikidata 10th Birthday is an opportunity to bring about advocacy on using Wikidata which is the storage of structured data of the Wikimedia project for knowledge sharing and free knowledge tools.
- 2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.
We hope to achieve our goal by bringing in experienced Wikimedians from the Nigeria Usergroup
- 3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?
- 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.
Other (please specify)
- Wikidata's 10th Birthday
- 5. Do you have the team that is needed to implement this proposal?
We will be working with a host of experienced Wikimedians. These would include the core team of the Ilorin Wikimedia Hub, James Moore200, Bukky654, Major Lyte, Prithee P and all will be working on a volunteer basis.
- 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.
Topics considered to be of impact or important in the specific context, 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.
- 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.
Culture, heritage or GLAM , Advocacy
- 8. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities?
Ethnic/racial/religious or cultural background, Age
- 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?
- 10. In what ways are you actively seeking to contribute towards creating a safer, supportive, more equitable environment for participants?
- 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.
- 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?
- 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?
- 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.
- 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, Coordinate Across Stakeholders, Invest in Skills and Leadership Development, Innovate in Free Knowledge, Evaluate, Iterate, and Adapt
Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation
- 15. What do you hope to learn from your work in this fund proposal?
- 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||Description||Target|
- 17. Core quantitative metrics.
|Number of participants||80|
|Number of editors||75|
|Number of organizers||5|
- 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.
- 19. & 19.1 What is the amount you are requesting from Wikimedia Foundation? Please provide this amount in your local currency.
- 19.2 What is this amount in US Currency (to the best of your knowledge)?
- 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).