Grants:Project/Rapid/Aliyu shaba/Hausa Wikipedia Training Volunteers Edit-a-thon

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statusNot funded
Hausa Wikipedia Training Volunteers Edit-a-thon
this project will make sure the exciting volunteers and new editors to know how to edit and create article in Hausa Wikipedia
targetHausa Wikipedia
start date1 October 2021
end date15 November 2021
budget (local currency)784,663 (NGN)
budget (USD)1,915
grant typeIndividual
granteeAliyu shaba

Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. we will recruit new editors in hausa wikipedia
  2. we will increase skills of the new editors and existing editors to know how to contribute hausa wikipedia
  3. we will improve contents quality on hausa wikipedia

Project Plan[edit]


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

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

we are plan to do both of them

2. 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.

I have shared notification of our nigerian members of the wikiproject nigeria here is the link. WikiProject Nigeria

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? 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 announce them through into Community portal like WhatsApp group and Telegram to communicate to them.

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT

i have experience editors to lead the event? Anasskoko, Uncle Bash007, and Musa Vacho77.

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

yes they have moderate experience.

6. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

we will engage them into our WhatsApp group and Telegram group

7. 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:

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

Morning Session
Time Activity Facilitators
10:00AM - 10:30AM Registration User:Musa Vacho77 (Experience Editor)
10:30AM - 10:45AM Opening remark Aliyu shaba (Experience Editor)
10:45AM-11:00AM Introductions to Wikipedia sisters Project Uncle Bash007 (Experience Editor)
11:00AM - 11:30 how to create article and make edit User:Anasskoko (Admin in Hausa Wikipedia and Experience Editor in Commons contributor)
11:30 Noon - 11:45 Tea break All
evening Session
Time Activity Facilitators
11:45AM - 12:30PM Registration User:Musa Vacho77 (Experience Editor)
12:32PM - 12:45PM Opening remark Aliyu shaba (Experience Editor)
1:45PM-2:00PM Introductions to Wikipedia sisters Project Uncle Bash007 (Experience Editor)
2:00PM - 2:30PM how to create article and make edit User:Anasskoko (Admin in Hausa Wikipedia and Experience Editor in Commons contributor)
3:30PM Noon - 3:45PM Tea break All


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

  1. Number of events (4)
  2. Number of participants (20), including oganizers
  3. Number of new editors (8)
  4. Number of of articles created or improved (60)
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events), (6)


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).

I'm Aliyu shaba an active Wikipedian contributing mostly to Hausa Wikipedia and English Wikipedia, I'm a presenter An editor in Hausa Wikipedia, Participates in Bibliography and citation of Hausa folklore and i'm a presenter of 1Internet 1Reference in hausa wikipedia

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

Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Total (USD) Notes
1 Transportation for organizers and Participants 5 26,956 134,728 327.86 This is the cost of transportation for organizers and Participants
2 Food 20 8,740 202,019 491.80 This will cover their feeding and refreshment.
3 Certificate of participation 20 893 26,960 65.57 This is the cost of who fully participating the event
4 Event space 4 33,682 134,728 327.86 this is the cost of Event space for four days.
5 T-shirt, Tags, banner - 33,682 134,728 327.86 This is the cost of T-shirt(8), Tags(20), banner(1) to use through the event
6 Internet 4 33,682 134,728 327.86 This is the cost of internet to training volunteers for four days
7 Contingency 1 20,225 20,225 49.19 This is for unforeseen expenses

Grand Total (with contingency cost): 784,663 NGN (USD 1,915)


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • its a good gesture towards the Hausa Community,I therefore Support Uncle Bash007 (talk) 11:30, 26 October 2021 (UTC)

Support Support A very good idea, we (hausa Community) need this. Therefore, I support. Sanusi Gado (talk) 17:15, 27 October 2021 (UTC)