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Translation Edit-A-Thon
That project will help new users and existing users to know better quality work and we teach them how to translate a quality work to contribute hausa wikipedia
targetHausa Wikipedia
start date30th July 2021
end date15 August 2021
budget (local currency)603,840 (NGN)
budget (USD)1,473.02 (USD)
grant typeIndividual
granteeAliyu shaba
contact(s)• aliyuy921@gmail.com

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Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. we increase contents on hausa wikipedia
  2. we improve contents quality on hausa wikipedia
  3. we recruit new editors in hausa wikipedia
  4. we incourage hausa community and we Engaging existing volunteers

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. What will you and other organizers spend your time doing?

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

We are doing two (2) translation-a-thon

How will you let others in your community know about your project (please provide links to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions)?(https://ha.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Kofan_al%27umma) Why are you targeting a specific audience?

we are notify them through into whatsapp facebook and twitter

2. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?

yes i have User:Anasskoko and User:Musa Vacho77 will help

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

Some of the participants they have moderate experience but some them they have not.

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

we will track them into WhatsApp group to make sure our work going successfully

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:



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 specific to your project:

  1. Number of Event (2)
  2. Number of total participants (25)
  3. Number of articles created or improved (100)
  4. Number of New Editors (8)
  5. Number of Existing Users (9)


What resources do you have? Include information on who is the 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:

This is the budget to use
Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Rate (USD) Total (USD) Notes
1 Food 25 4,031 161,865 9.80 393.44 this is the tea break for participants and oganizers
2 Event space 2 68,401.5 136,807 166.86 333.73 Event space for two days.
3 Wifi + Internet 1 33,719 33,719 81.96 81.96 this is the data to use through the event
4 Transportation for event facilitators 6 13,486 80,932 32.78 196.72 this is the Transportation for event facilitators and oganizers
8 Certificate of participation 30 1,345 40,466 3.27 98.36 this is for Participants who fully participate in the event will be awarded a certificate
9 Name tags 35 670 23,602 1.63 57.37 This is the estimated cost of swags for participants
10 Wikipedia T-Shirt for event Participants 6 6,743 40,466 16.39 98.36 This is the coat of T-shirt for participants who really understand how to Contribute Hausa Wikipedia
11 communication 1 26,972 26,972 65.56 65.56 This is for phone calls & internet before and after the events
12 Events banner 1 33,719 33,719 81.96 81.96 Banner at event center
13 Contingency 1 26,972 26,972 65.56 65.56 This is for unforeseen expenses
Grand Total:603,840 (1,473.02 )).


  • Support Support ofcourse there is alot of articles that need to be translated to Hausa which will increase wikipedia recognition in Hausa speaking states. I therefore support Uncle Bash007 (talk) 09:51, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support this project will increase the numbers of articles in Hausa wiki. Thus it will help in bridging the wide gap Musa Vacho77 (talk) 04:17, 13 June 2021 (UTC)
  • Support SupportA very good idea that make a positive impact and progress to Hausa Wikipedia.AnasskokoTalk 04:24, 13 June 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support A very positive thought towards the development of Hausa Wikipedia. Hence, an encouraging one. I support. Sanusi Gado (talk) 14:09, 15 June 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support as someone who's been supporting User:Timmylegend and User:Haylad's Nigeria expedition on Wikivoyage, it aye be nice to see all this content translated to the Hausa Wikipedia. SHB2000 (talk | contibs | en.wikivoyage | w:User:SHB2000) 14:13, 23 June 2021 (UTC)