Grants:Project/Rapid/Ammarpad/Wikipedia 20 Katsina

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Wikipedia 20 Katsina
An event to celebrate Wikipedia's 20 anniversary and discuss emerging issues and what we have achieved so far. Together with a contest to pull new users and encourage more participation.
targetHausa Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons
start date2nd December
end date31st January 28 February
budget (local currency)660,400
budget (USD)1738
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• ammarpad(_AT_)
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Project Plan[edit]


  1. What kind of event(s) or activities are you planning to hold for your Wikipedia 20 event? Please let us know if these events include a meetup, edit-a-thons, workshops, photowalks, contests, or any kind of campaign.
    Meetup and Contest
  2. If participants will be contributing to Wikimedia projects (such as in an edit-a-thon), do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)
  3. If participants will be contributing to Wikimedia projects (such as in an edit-a-thon), do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)
  4. How will you promote and let participants know about your Wikipedia 20 event? Please describe or link to the spaces you will be using to inform your community about your activities. Please note there are resources available to support your communications for Wikipedia 20 events.
    WhatsApp groups
    HausaWikipedia on Facebook
    Our Twitter handles: @WikipediaHausa, @WikimediaHausa
  5. How will you keep participants engaged after the event is over? How will you be sharing photos, videos, or other content from your activities after they are completed?
    After the event we will share event images and videos with the wider community on Wikimedia Commons, our social media handles as well as on to-be created event page here on Meta-wiki. We will also endeavor to keep the momentum of our social media reach-out even after the event before we organize another event or contest.
  6. 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:
    Yes. Assessment sheet link: COVID-19 risk assessment
  7. Please confirm below that you have listed your event on the WP20 page on Meta-wiki.
    Wikipedia 20/Events/Katsina
  8. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?


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 total participants: 25
  2. Number of new participants: 5
  3. Number of people who will help organize the event: 5
  4. Number of articles created or improved (if applicable): 100
  5. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons (if applicable): 50
  6. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects (if applicable): 10

If you are organizing a meetup or event without any contributions to celebrate Wikipedia 20, we request that you ask participants to complete a brief survey to understand their experience and impact of your event. This survey will not request any personally identifying information. Will you be able to collect this information either during or after your event? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)

N/A (Not applicable to us as we're organizing a physical meetup and this includes a real contribution and contest afterwards).


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 User:Ammarpad will lead the event. I have organized several in the past, including the first Wikimedia event in the region. We're not receiving additional funding from elsewhere.

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

  • Food and refreshment - 7.89 x 25 = 198
  • Hall rental - 263
  • Router/dongle hardware rental = 78
  • Data bundle for Internet access: 53
  • Promotion fliers/handbills: 98
  • Wikipedia pens and notepads: 6 x 30 = 180
  • Birthday Cake: 53
  • Transport and logistics: 53
  • Camera Rental : 27
  • 2 copies of Wikipedia@20 book: 2 x 24 = 90 (incl. shipping fees)
  • Contest resources
Total (USD) = USD 1,738 ( at N380/1USD )


Endorsements are not needed for events related to Wikipedia 20. Community members are welcome to provide feedback or questions on the talk page.