Grants:Project/Rapid/Coronavirus Microsite in Nigeria and Brazil on Wikidata

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"JosefAnthony/Coronavirus Microsite in Nigeria and Brazil on Wikidata"
A project with the focus of creating and adding coronavirus covid-19 test laboratories of both Nigeria and Brazil on wikidata, to ensure this information is out there for citizens to know the right labs to have there covid-19 test.
start date5th April
end date1 june
budget (local currency)#502,561
budget (USD)1,210 USD
grant typeindividual

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 and Engage existing editors
  3. Add or improve content
  4. Build Relationship between the two nations

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?

3 Series of online edit-a-thon

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.

We are going to post our proposal on and Shared on Hausa Wikimedians User Group -HERE We are also going to reach national social media pages/groups (such as mail lists, Telegram, Whatsapp) related to Wikimedia that the organizers are involved.

You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.
3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

We are going to get e-mails and phone contacts from participants, create social media groups (such as mail lists, Telegram, Whatsapp) and asking for their consent, to keep them engaged with national Wikimedia groups, sending news and opportunities related to open knowledge subjects.

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

Yes! Participants have their phones and laptops to participate

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

Telegram and WhatsApp group will be created for the course of the project

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:

No! Will be done virtually

7. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?

A project to have covid-19 testing labs of both Nigeria and Brazil on the wiki-space and create a better Wikimedia experience in both nations, of which User: pperdiga from Brazil is very much interested and will be a part in accomplishing the project.

Proposed Scope of Work[edit]

Live sessions
Days Topics
Day1 Introduction to Wikidata / The project(Covid-19 Microsites)
Day2 How to add/edit items on wikidata
Day3 Question and answer session


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets:

  1. Number of events = 3 (simultaneously, in Brazil and Nigeria)
  2. Number of participants = 30 (expected)
  3. Number of new editors = 10 (expected)
  4. Number of of articles created or improved = At least 100 (a hundred)
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events)= 5+


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).

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

  • Zoom hosting and subscription *2month = 60 USD
  • Data subscription = 700 USD
Data subscription for admins = 100USD
Data subscription for participants participation = 600 USD
  • Social media promotions (event ads) = 50 USD

  • Highest 5 editors(voucher prizes) = 350 USD
1st = 150USD
2nd = 100USD
3rd = 50USD
4th = 30USD
5th = 20USD

  • Miscellaneous = 50 USD

Total = 1,210USD


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