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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2020-21 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.


Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?


Overall, we are happy with the project. We held two edit-a-thons and were able to create and improve the content pages. But,the number of events, the number of participants, and the number of new editors did not reach the target.


Please report on your original project targets. Please be sure to review and provide metrics required for Rapid Grants.

元のプロジェクトの目標について報告してください。 Rapid Grantsに必要な指標を確認し、提供してください。

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
3+ events 2 events Due to the influence of COVID-19, one scheduled edit-a-thon could not be held.
20+ participants each time Event1:11 participants Event2:10 participants Due to the influence of COVID-19, the number of participants was limited.
10+ new editors each time Event1:2 new editors Event2:1 new editor
15+ articles created or improved in total 21 articles edited JAWP project page
10 repeat participants in total 5 repeat participants


Projects do not always go according to plan. Sharing what you learned can help you and others plan similar projects in the future. Help the movement learn from your experience by answering the following questions:


  • What worked well?
    • 何がうまくいったのですか?
      We were able to get new and very interested participants. Skilled editors helped beginners.The participants worked together to edit the articles.
  • What did not work so well?
    • 何がうまく機能しなかったのですか?
      Due to the influence of COVID-19, one scheduled edit-a-thon could not be held,and the number of participants was limited.
  • What would you do differently next time?
    • 次回はどうしますか?
      We want to plan a satisfying event with a small number of participants.


Grant funds spent[edit]

Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on.

使用した助成金 承認された経費にどのくらいの助成金を費やしたか、そして何に費やしたかを教えてください。

Purpose Amount(¥) Amount($)
Rental Wi-fi-Cellular router ¥7,340 $66.08
Venue ¥7,260 $65.36
Handouts ¥2,320 $20.89
Drinks and Foods ¥7,840 $70.58
Travel expenditures and hotel ¥19,000 $171.05
Total ¥43,760 $393.95
1USD=111.08JPY 2021-10-02

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?

  • Remaining fund= ¥110,981($999.06)
    • 1USD=111.08JPY 2021-10-02

We would like to use the remaining funds on a new project.

The funds remaining from this grant in the amount of 64,768 JPY / ~US$438.51 were deducted from another grant payment for Grants:Project/Rapid/Araisyohei/Biography_Edit-a-thon_in_Kanagawa,_Japan_2021.
Remaining funds are retained by the grantee with WMF's permission until 31 December 2022. After this date, please return any remaining unused grant funds to WMF following the instructions at Grants:Return unused funds to WMF.

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?