Grants:Project/Rapid/Art+Feminism 2020 University of Ilorin

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Timmylegend/Art+Feminism 2020 University of Ilorin
A project to train and recruit new Wikipedia editors with Art+Feminism 2020 campaign as our theme. No editing experience will be required for participants. All levels of expertise in editing Wikipedia will be welcome.
targetEnglish Wikipedia
start dateMarch 1st
end dateMay 31st
budget (local currency)N330,000
budget (USD)$1081.96
grant typeIndividual

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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. Recruit new editors
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. Add or improve content

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 doing a series of 4 editathons at the University of llorin during the period under review.

2. How will you let your community know about the event? Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

There's an active whatsapp group where wikipedians in the University engage each other and share information about club's upcoming activities. We will also be pasting fliers around campus. We will also be posting digital flyers on the school's various social media platforms.

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

Yes, I'm a reasonably experienced Wikipedian with over a year experience in contributing to Wikipedia and I've attended a workshop where Asaf Bartov was the trainer and a regional conference (Wiki Indaba 2019).

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

Yes, we expect all participants to either have a mobile phone or computer laptop and at least basic computer knowledge.

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

We will send a post-event questionnaire and invite new editors to our support group

6. 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:

  1. Number of events : 4 events
  2. Number of participants: 30 participants
  3. Number of new editors: 10 editors
  4. Number of of articles created or improved: 100 articles
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events): 25 participants


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).

Human resources:
....and other members of the Club
  • Participants are to bring along their own laptops.

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

  • Food & drinks =N1500 | 3.28 USD/meeting x 30 people x 4 edit-a-thons = N180,000 | $825.39
  • Internet = N5000 x 4 edit-a-thons= N20,000 | $68.78
  • Swag: To be shared amongst participants periodically to identify with the Wikimedia project, serve as incentives, encourage participation and attract others to the wikimedia movement.
  1. Wikipedia branded notebooks= N500 x 50 = N25,000 | $68.78
  2. Participant packs (folder, Wrist bands, pen, wiki cheatsheet, stickers, thank you card)= N30,000 | $98.36
  3. Customized shirts= N20,000 | $65.57
  • Others
  1. Contingency funds (stationeries, printouts, calls, SMS units etc. ) = N15000 | $41.27
  2. Camera rentage= N10,000 | $32.78
  3. Roll up banner (for publicity) = N30,000 | $98.36

Total: N330,000 | $1081.96[edit]

Forex rate used is $1 = 305, provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria and used by banks


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • Strong support Strong support Celestinesucess (talk) 20:43, 14 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Support Endorsing on behalf of Art+Feminism. --Kiraface (talk) 22:21, 14 January 2020 (UTC)


  • Volunteer I would gladly apply my skill as an experienced editor towards ensuring new members who join through this program understand the basics of Wikipedia. ReoMartins (talk) 17:22, 13 March 2020 (UTC)