Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wikimedia For Gender Equality Awareness (ID: 21956793)

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statusNot funded
Wikimedia For Gender Equality Awareness
proposed start date2022-11-23
proposed end date2022-12-29
grant start date2022-10-17T00:00:00Z
grant end date2022-11-17T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)2013000 NGN
budget (USD)4796 USD
amount recommended (USD)0
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSSA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• 787IYO
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.

Gwanki, Mohammedbama123, Umar a usman, sadammuhammad11234, Slimzypotter



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.

Yes, Art and Feminism User group, Hausa Wikimedia user group, Wikimedia nigeria user group, Wikimedia and Library user group.

Grant Proposal[edit]

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

Wikimedia For Gender Equality Awareness

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.

Education is a general tool used in claiming right for Individuals.As we have realised the exclusion of women due to gender inequality denied them the oppoturnity to develop their potentials in playing pivotal roles in advancement of education.To ensure the elimination of gender inequality, building a knowledgeable society especially through campaigns and awareness through internet usage especially using the wikimedia since it serves as a general problem solver to languages as its gives equal oppoturnities to almost all languages across the globe.Communication gap between people in terms of understanding english language compared to their local languages, Hausa wikimedia in this regards will aid and make it easier to create support interms of giving equal oppoturnity to females especially Housewives,spinsters as they can contributes alot in creating of articles, editing so as to actualized wikipedia motion of advancing education in nigeria and across the globe.

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

Due to rapid global used of internet, through wikimedia campaigns and awareness, social media, gender equality can be achieved through use of native languages.It is well known that english language is not common and fully understood by the locals as people understand more of their own language, so wikimedia will aid in bridging the language gap and stop the discripances of gender inequality.

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

I will use social media, advertistment,banners, enlightment of folks about wikimedia equal oppoturnities for both genders (Male and Female) that they can equally contribute by reading,creating and editing articles in their own native languages.

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, WikiForHumanRights, WikiGap

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

This wikimedia gender Equality campaigns and Awareness will be carried out by the help of the following people who have vast experienced in Referencing, editing and articles creation.The Awareness will serves as an avenue to address inequality generally experienced in the hausa community in given equal oppoturnity to women in knowledge advancement through skills creations in translation of english language to their own language and how they can equally contributes in creation of new articles without any hindrance.The participating crew usernames include the following;

4.Umar a usman
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, Language, Sexual Orientation

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.

The proposed project will adequately help in creating equal oppoturnities and chances which will ensure easy development and understanding of hausa language for womens who do not understand it. By such easy understanding of hausa will be achieved and the gender inequalities in the hausa domains will be minimized since articles of english language which talks about "Gender Equality" will be understood fully without any hindrances.

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, Advocacy, Human Rights, Diversity

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

Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Ethnic/racial/religious or cultural background, Linguistic / Language

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?

The targetted participants are Hausa community, we will create local Watsup's and Telegram groups with tutorials on Gender Equality and how to understand the real meaning of gender Equality as mis-led due to the English knowledge gap within their domains as they understand Hausa more than the english language.

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

We will adequately abide by Universal Code of Conduct (UCOC) and friendly space policy of Wikimedia Foundation.

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.

Community will be duely informed about the proposed plan through the Hausa Wikimedia User group, Wikimedia nigeria, Art and Feminism, Wikimedia and library user group discussion as well as other social media groups.Total awareness will be adequately made.

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.

I will partner with local Human Rights organisation to create awareness on the needs of Gender Equality within the Hausa domains, so as to solve the Gender and Languages gaps interms of their understanding to the english sayings of "equality".

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?

My Total hope is to create and enabling environment where by languages are easily understood and Mis-information about gender Equality is truely understood by different languages so as create equal oppoturnities for both gender.

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
Invitations I will sent Invitations to various groups and stakeholders of Gender organisations. 5
Meetings I will meet to discuss with the Stakeholders about the Project and activities to be done. 5
Project Activities The activities i am going to do next is to organise 2 days event with atleast 50 participants each 100
Enrolments During and after the events there will be enrolment of new users to contributes there quota towards the achievement of wikimedia mission. 50
Follow up Social media groups will be created and enrolled members will be added, time by time follow up on question and answer sessions will continue. 3
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants 50 participants will participates at each event 100
Number of editors 50 new editors will participants 30
Number of organizers I will lead the Project together with my crews listed in Column 5 above 5
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
17.1 If for some reason your proposal will not measure these core metrics please provide an explanation.

Atleast about 500 words will be reference, also with, 50 fresh articles will be created on gender equality and 30 new users will be enrolled.

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.

Hashtags tool and Outreach 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.

2013000 NGN

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

4796 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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  • 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.
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  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).