Grants:Project/Rapid/Clementine Nyirahabihirwe/ Wiki Loves Folklore 2022 in Rwanda/Report

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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2021-22 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.


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

Yes half of the goals were met, we are generally happy with the overall results.


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

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
Number of participants:50 16 On this target, only 32% was achieved, due to number of challenges, such as areas access restrictions due to COVID measures and for a couple of them had a problem with photos loss.
Number of photos uploaded to Wiki Commons:300 429 Despite the number of end results of those who were able to upload photos, we were able to surpass the planned target and achieved up to 143%.


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?

-->Participants worked hard and uploaded a good number of photos.

  • What did not work so well?

-->There was a challenge with the areas restrictions and some photos data loss.

  • What would you do differently next time?

-->For the next time, we would pre-define areas or possible photos that can be be obtained in advance.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

Category Item Quantity Rate (USD) Total (USD) Explanations
Pre-Implementation Graphical designs (Posters & flyers) 1 $50 $50 This amount was used to cover the design of Posters and flyers.
Communication outreaches 1 $100 $100 This was used for social media platforms (WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram,Twitter) and other means of mass communication for advertising the contest with an aim of reaching out so many people.
Communication (Phone calls) 5 $15 $75 This amount covered phone communication costs for the organizing team during to organize project logistics.
Photo hunt 25 $10 $250 This covered the participants' transport costs and or the entrance fee required to visit any traditional place , museums.
Camera Rental 20 $30 $600 This covered the camera hiring costs to take better photos.
Certificates 25 $3 $75 This covered the costs for producing the appreciation certificates for everyone who participated in the WLF project.
Prizes 1 $440 $440 Awards prizes will be given to the top 5 participants given in form of vouchers worth 120$ (1st),100$(2nd),(3rd)80$ (4th)75$ (5th) 65$.
Internet 30 $10 $300 This served to cover the internet costs.
Jury gifts 1 $120 $120 Voucher gifts will be given to the judges as the appreciation.
Contingency Amount 1 $50 $50 Unforeseen expenses.

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?

The funds remaining from this grant in the amount of US$275 were deducted from another grant payment for Wikimania_2022/Scholarships/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Rwanda.

Yes, there was a balance of 275 USD that we intend to add on the annual projects and use for that purpose.

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project? We think if there could be a specific them could also be great to narrow down the participants focus.