Grants:Project/Rapid/Dagbani Wikimedians/Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 Ghana/Report
Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?
- We met our goal and exceeded our target. We are happy about the outcome of this project.
Please report on your original project targets. Please be sure to review and provide metrics required for Rapid Grants.
|Target outcome||Achieved outcome||Explanation|
|A total of 3 photo walks||3 photo walks||We organized 3 photo walks across 3 regions in northern Ghana, Oti, Savannah and northern regions.|
|A maximum of 10 participants in each Photowalks.||10 at each photo walk.||Due to covid-19 restrictions, we invited only 10 participants for each photo walk.|
|A maximum of 10 participants at upload session and editathon.||10 each||We invited only participants for the upload sessions.|
|Upload a minimum of 400 photos from this project.||1,278||We exceeded our target by 878 photos.|
|Use about 15% of the total images on Wikimedia projects.||over 30%.||over 30% of the total images been used across Wikimedia projects, Dagbani Wikipedia (incubator), English Wikipedia and Wikidata Lexemes|
|Create/improve at least 15 articles/items on Dagbani Wikipedia and Wikidata.||34||15 Dagbaini Wikipedia articles, 6 Wikidata items and 11 Wikidata Lexemes.|
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?
Photo walks: We had a very high number of people registered to participate in the photo walks. We were able to select only 30 participants for 3 photo walks. We exceeded our target by uploading 1,278 images as against the original target of 400 images. Upload sessions: We successfully organized 2 upload sessions to teach new participants to upload images for the contest. 11 people created new accounts at the workshop. Edit-a-thon challenge: A total of 9 people participated in the online edit-a-thon challenge to create 15 Dagbani Wikipedia articles, 6 Wikidata items and 11 Wikidata Lexemes.
- What did not work so well?
Everything went well except that the duration of the edit-a-thon was shorter for the participants.
- What would you do differently next time?
Next time we will increase the duration of the edit-a-thon contest to 2 weeks to allow more participation.
Grant funds spent
Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on. Budget table
|BUDGET FUNDS RECEIVED IN GHS||11400|
|Item||Quantity||Unit GHS||Total GHS||Comment|
|Transportation||10||450||4500||Cost of transportation for the entire trip|
|Refreshments||10||120||1200||Paid for food and water for the entire trip|
|Venue Rental (Upolad)||1||500||500||Cost of venue rental for upload session|
|Projector||1||200||200||Paid for the cost of projector rental|
|Internet Data Allowance||20||50||1000||Paid to all participants to compete in uploads and article creation|
|Internet Data for Workshop||1||500||500||Paid for internet data for upload session|
|Venue Rental (Workshop)||1||500||500||Paid for venue for editathon session|
|Upload Session Refreshment||10||50||500||Paid for food and water|
|T Shirts for Participants||20||35||700||Paid for all participants of Photowalks and workshops|
|Best Photo Prize (Gift voucher)||1||400||400||Paid for Melcom shopping vouchers|
|First best Contributor (Gift voucher)||1||300||300||Paid for Melcom shopping vouchers|
|Second Best contributor (Gift voucher)||1||200||200||Paid for Melcom shopping vouchers|
|Camera Rental||2||200||400||We rented a professional camera for the photo walk|
|Covid-19 prevention equipment||20||10||200||Paid for hand sanitizers and face masks|
|Bank Charges||1||300||300||bank transfer charges|
|Total expenditure in GHs||11400|
|Remaining balance||0||No balance remained|
Do you have any remaining grant funds?
- No remaining funds.
Anything else you want to share about your project?