Grants:Project/Rapid/Fayçal REZKALLAH / WikiNomad

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Fayçal Rezkallah/WikiNomad
The summary is in two points :
  • The WikiNomad is a project that will target a dozen young people offering training on how to use Wikipedia? how to contribute? how to upload photos?
  • The approach is original, because it will be necessary to take these young people on a trip, in unknown regions of Algeria, and to supervise them to produce articles on full of subjects on the spot, the gastronomy, the characters of the region, the music, the fauna and the flora ... ect, to add them on Wikipedia.
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  • Enrich Wikipedia in articles and pictures on Algeria.


  • Initiate 10 young people to contribute to Wikipedia.
  • Promote the unknown regions of Algeria.
  • Work with local associations and integrate Wikipedia culture into their work.
start date09/2018
end date10/2018
budget (local currency)234,000 DZD
budget (USD)1985.07 USD
grant typeindividual
contact(s)• Fay Lafaille <>Great11

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Project Goal[edit]

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  1. Add or improve content : Enrich Wikipedia in articles and pictures on Algeria.
  2. Recruit new editors : Initiate 10 young people to contribute to Wikipedia.
  3. Engage existing editors : transmit their know-how in publishing in wikipeia and commons.

Targeted population[edit]

  • Ten young people from the city of Oran.
  • The associations of the city of Oran ("ISOCLUB" and "The Algerian nomads").
  • Associations of visited cities.

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. How many walks/tours will you organize and how many people on each walk?

a dozen young people from Oran go on a trip to unknown regions of Algeria.

2. What kind of content will the walks focus on? Why is this topic a priority?

articles on full of subjects on the spot, the gastronomy, the characters of the region, the music, the fauna and the flora ... ect.

3. What is the plan to ensure images will be used on Wikimedia projects?

  • The project will be built in such a way that it will be reissued several times, one edition for each region.
  • The first targeted region is the region of Ain Safra, 420 km from Oran, a region rich in history, nature and cultures, unfortunately, it is very poorly known, much less Wikipedia
Phase 01 (Recruitment and Training)
  • During this phase, we communicate about the project via a call for applications to recruit our 10 trainees
  • A one-day training will be provided, so that he can create their account, become familiar with the platform and learn how to contribute?
Phase 02 (Travel and production)
  • Prepare the trip, do the program and embark the team for the trip
  • Meet local associations, start production, gathering information on ten themes, one theme per trainee: Gastronomy, music, poetry, characters, flora, fauna, festivals, monuments, crafts and costumes
Phase 03 (Editing and uploading)
  • A meeting will be organized one week after the return to finalize the work, start the editing and finish by posting the articles
Phase 04 Closing and Evaluation)
  • A closing ceremony will be organized, to communicate the results of the project, evaluate the work and give the certificates to our trainees and our partners.

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

Participants will be supervised by Wikipedians from WikiDZ.

participants will receive training on how to use wikipedia. They will receive packs prepared and will use their own cameras and smartphones will provide them with connectivity and logistics transport, accommodation and food

5. 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 and feel free to add more:

  1. Number of participants : 10
  2. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons : 500
  3. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects : 30
  4. Number of articles created on Wikimedia projects : 30


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.

Designation Prix Unitaire Nombre Total local Currency DZD Total in USD
Pack participant 1400 10 14 000,00
Telephone Card recharge 1000 04 4 000,00
Meals Meeting and training 500 20 10 000,00
Meal during travel 500 12X2X3 36 000,00
Printing 10 000,00
T-Shirts 2000 12 24 000,00
Transportation 2500 14 28 000,00
accommodation 2000 2X14 56 000,00
Camp Accommodation 14000 3 42 000,00
Conference room rental 10000 1 10 000,00
Cellule 234 000,00 1985,07 (curency 117,88 at 29/07/2018)


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • Support Support Mohammed Bachounda (talk) 19:31, 22 August 2018 (UTC) Its the first project with this envergure in Algeria - i'm 100% enthusiast to be with this expedition to AinSefra
  • Support Support Reda Kerbouche (talk) 10:26, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Support SupportGreat11 (talk) 23:04, 17 September 2018 (UTC)