Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wikipedia day celebration at Tezpur University (ID: 22393772)

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statusNot funded
Wikipedia day celebration at Tezpur University
proposed start date2024-01-10
proposed end date2024-02-15
budget (local currency)151000 INR
budget (USD)1815 USD
grant typeIndividual
funding regionSA
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Himanshum14
organization (if applicable)• N/A

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Applicant Details[edit]

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Himanshum14

Organization

N/A

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N/A

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


Main Proposal[edit]

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

Wikipedia day celebration at Tezpur University

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

2024-01-10 - 2024-02-15

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

India

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

Wikipedia Birthday or Anniversary

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)

1)To celebrate Wikipedia's birthday on 15th January. 2)Organize Wikipedia training for newcomers.

We will be hosting the Wikipedia birthday celebration and an awareness camp to educate students and faculty at Tezpur University.

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.

A one-day event will be hosted for the celebration of Wikipedia's birth anniversary on January 15. We will be hosting a training and awareness session and a photo walk inside the campus area to upload images to Wikimedia Commons.


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.

Himanshu Medhi, (user: Himanshum14) will be solely responsible for organizing the project activities. Dhananjay Doley, (user: Akashdoley13), Volunteer and co-facilitator. Jahanab Pratim Hazarika, (user: Jahanab21), Volunteer Coordinator. Harpreet Kaur, (user: Harpreet712), Volunteer Coordinator.

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)

Students and faculty from Tezpur University who are part of the Open knowledge club are our main target participants. We will be hosting a training and awareness session on the Wikimedia movement and Wikipedia.

We will be organizing continuous meetings on behalf of the Open Knowledge Club at Tezpur University and engage students in contributing open knowledge and Wikimedia Movement.

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

Yes

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.

https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Policy:Friendly_space_policy

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.

Open Knowledge Club," an enthusiastic and dynamic group of students at Tezpur University, which is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of language, culture, and knowledge through digital mediums and Open knowledge.

I have discussed the idea of celebrating Wikipedia's birth anniversary and organizing an event to aware the students about Wikipedia, the world's top 10 most searched websites.

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)

Sexual Orientation

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

Gender and diversity

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

Gender Identity

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)

I would like to learn to organize a event and advocate for Wikimedia movement.

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 100
Number of editors 20
Number of organizers 4
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikipedia 50
Wikimedia Commons 200
Wikidata
Wiktionary
Wikisource
Wikimedia Incubator
Translatewiki
MediaWiki
Wikiquote
Wikivoyage
Wikibooks
Wikiversity
Wikinews
Wikispecies
Wikifunctions or Abtsract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.

N/A

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

No

Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A N/A
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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)

I will create a dashboard on https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/

Financial proposal[edit]

21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hceZIFywz_QMNg3IctVkH11rLf6wyv7QR2jF_aDakDg/edit?usp=sharing


22. and 22.1. What is the amount you are requesting for this proposal? Please provide the amount in your local currency. (required)

151000 INR

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.

1815 USD

We/I have read the Application Privacy Statement, WMF Friendly Space Policy and Universal Code of Conduct.

Yes

Endorsements and Feedback[edit]

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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.
  • 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).

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