Grants:Project/Rapid/Addis Wang - UGCN/Wikipedia Asian Month 2016
Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.
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.
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:
- Number of participants: 1,500
- Number of articles created : 7,000
- Improve the organization of the event, reduce delays
- Improve the tools and reduce the labor work
- 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).
- International Team: Addis Wang, Liang, Kevin Payravi, Kenrick, Josh Lim, Pharos
- Local Orgnaizers: Listed on this page
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|
|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-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)|
|WMBD||113||They will use Express Mail company rather than National Mail service|
|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|
- 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. Hasive • talk • 08:41, 27 October 2016 (UTC)