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Alin20/Feminism and Folklore Gitega 2022
Wiki Loves Folklore, an international photographic contest where the photographers can contribute media about local folk culture to Wikimedia Commons to be used on Wikimedia projects. We intend to run this program to contribute with the folk cultures in Gitega, Burundi.
targetWikimedia Commons, and Kirundi Wikipedia.
start date14 February
end date31 March
budget (local currency)BIF 6,089,172 https://www1.oanda.com/currency/converter/
budget (USD)3,083 USD
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• ndiho.aline(_AT_)gmail.com• gigi.kadi@gmail.com
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia Community User Group Burundi

Please see the sample Photowalk application before drafting your application.

Project Goal


Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed. You can add details to each goal.

  1. Add or improve content
  2. Recruit new editors
  3. Engage existing editors

Project Plan




Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. How many walks/tours will you organize and how many people on each walk?

We will organize three walks/tours and we plan to to have between 10 to 15 people on each walk.

2. What kind of content will the walks focus on? Why is this topic a priority?

The walks will focus on contributing media (photographs, video) about folk culture related to Feminism and Folklore, women biographies and gender-focused topics.

3. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.

We connect to Facebook channel to communicate the information to burundi professional photographers. We also use our internal mailing list, our Whatsapp group and Telegram, and also our metapage to let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal.

4. How will you let participants know about the photowalk? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

We will let the partcipants know about the event via social media, emailing and text messages.

5. What is the plan to ensure images will be used on Wikimedia projects?

We will set up a Programs & Events Dashboard to track images used on Wikimedia projects.

6. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?

We plan to organize meeting sessions to mobilize participants.

7. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?

8. Are you running any in-person events or activities? If so, you will need to complete the steps outlined on the Risk Assessment protocol related to COVID-19. When you have completed these steps, please provide a link to your completed copy of the risk assessment tool below:

We plan to host not more than 15 people per in-person sessions. We will also use zoom meetings to avoid in-person contacts.



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: 20-25
  2. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons
  3. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects



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).

Alin20: Contest organizer & trainer Assistant
 Gilbert Ndihokubwayo: Lead Trainer

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

* Prizes: 300 USD (1st Winner) + 200 USD (2nd Winner) + 100 USD (3rd Winner) + 30 USD (2 T-Shirts for 4th and 5th Winners)= 630 USD
  • Venue: 150USD X 3 Events= 450 USD
  • Food: 9USD x 15 Participants x 3 Events= 405 USD
  • Equipment rent: 3 laptops and 2 cameras = 250 USD
  • Travel fees for facilitators: 28USD X 2 Facilitators X 3 Events= 168 USD
  • Accomodation for facilitators: 30USD X 2 Facilitators X 3 Events= 180 USD
  • Travel fees for participants: 16USD X 15 Participants X 3 Events= 720 USD
  • Internet connexion: 120 USD
  • Contingency Amount (to cover any Unforeseen expenses): 120 USD
  • Bank charges: 40 USD



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