Grants:Project/Rapid/Addis Wang - UGCN/Wikipedia Asian Month 2016

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Addis Wang - UGCN/Wikipedia Asian Month 2016
Repeat Wikipedia Asian Month Edit-a-thon in 2016
targetAll Wikipedia projects
start dateSeptember 22nd
end dateMarch 1st
budget (USD)1282.96
grant typeindividual
contact(s)• addiswang94(_AT_)
website (if applicable)•

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Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

Successfully repeat and improve the Wikipedia Asian Month, with following key goals:

  • Invited more than 50 Wikipedia project involve, which 25 will be Wikipedia with less than 10k articles.
  • Having more than 1,500 Wikipedians involved
  • Creating more than 7,000 high-quality articles
  • Organizing Offline Edit-thon in more than 15 places all over the world.

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

  • Online Editathon
  • Onsite Editathon

1. What content will the contest focus on, and why is it important to your community?

Asian content, under-represented in Wikipedia

2. How will you let people know about the contest?

Social media, site notice, etc.

3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?

Through a judging tool, run by each local organizer. The participants who create more than three qualified articles will get a postcard, and whoever creates the most articles on one Wikipedia will get a certificate recognizing them as a Wikipedia Asian Ambassador.


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets and feel free to add more:


  1. Number of participants: 1,500
  2. Number of articles created : 7,000
  3. Improve the organization of the event, reduce delays
  4. Improve the tools and reduce the labor work
  5. Have more outreach


What resources do you have? Include information on who is organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

We will utilize the remaining postcards and stamps from last year's WAM event.

Affiliations Postcards (USD) Stamp (USD) Bank fee (USD) Unforseen Total (USD) Remain Fund Final Request Except to send postcard Contact person Sign
UG-CN 25 60 15 10 110 7 103 80 User:AddisWang AddisWang (talk)
WMTW 20 30 10 5 65 N/A 65 60 User:Shangkuanlc
Reke (talk)
WMPH 117 29.46 10 10 166.46 49.46 117 90 User:Sky Harbor Sky Harbor (talk) 14:07, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
WMHK 30 20 10 10 70 N/A 70 40 User:SusanLai Rover Wong@WMHK (talk) 15:47, 23 August 2016 (UTC)
UG-PAN 15 75 10 10 110 N/A 110 50 User:Satdeep Gill Satdeep Gill (talk) 03:40, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
UG-JP 10 60 10 10 90 56.45 33.55 80 User:Takot Example
UG-KO 13.5 5 10 10 38.5 N/A 38.5 20 User:Motoko C. K. Motoko C. K. (talk) 13:32, 30 August 2016 (UTC)
WMBD 31 63 10 10 113 N/A 113 20 Nahid Sultan ~ Nahid Talk 06:22, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
Total 762.96 112.91 650.05 440
Item/Affiliations Request Note
UGCN 110
WMPH 166.46
UG-PAN 110
UG-JP 90
UG-KO 38.5
WMBD 113 They will use Express Mail company rather than National Mail service
WAM Button 40
Certificate Printing 30 Will send copy of the certificate
Certificate Shipping 250 First-class international

will not use if the price exceeds $5

Social Media Ad & Unforeseen 200 Total amount for all affiliates, mostly on Facebook; Each affilate will not exceed $20, remaining amount will be unforeseen
Total Request 1282.96
Actual Amount 1170.05 1282.96-112.91

Other requests:

  • Would like to get some bookmarks, and some Wikipedia stickers (100pc). I will take other out-dated/ left-over paper based souvenir is there are remains.
  • Three Wikimedia Store discount code that awarding the participant (top 3) who created most articles in global event to pick one Wikipedia 15 T-shirt and free shipping. (50 qualified articles will be the minimum requirement)


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • Yes I will do support this Idea before this we all Asian Wikimedian run successfully such a project. I organized WAM-15 on Sdwiki, this year also intends to do so. Jogi don (talk) 02:15, 3 July 2016 (UTC)
  • Having helped organize last year, the event was very successful in content creation and bringing international communities together online. I look forward to this year's event! ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 16:16, 31 August 2016 (UTC
  • Collaborate B20180 (talk) 13:43, 1 September 2016 (UTC)
  • Happy to endorse, having spoken to the organisers at WMCON and seeing the great work they did in previous years. I look forward to WAM 2016 and seeing how I can help or assist :) Orderinchaos (talk) 05:16, 7 September 2016 (UTC)
  • I feel very excited to have another Wikipedia Asian Month this year. Thanks to Addis to take care of everything and handle the grant writing. Let's do it together :D --Liang(WMTW) (talk) 07:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
  • Having participated last time, and appreciated Addis' organizing work. Being WAM ambassador from Vietnamese wikipedia, I am happy to endorse this event. Tuanminh01 (talk) 16:16, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
  • I will do support this Idea. Its really a great project in Asian countries. Hasivetalk • 08:41, 27 October 2016 (UTC)


  • Volunteer Graphic Design Manager or Partner as you want. B20180 (talk) 13:44, 1 September 2016 (UTC)