Grants:Project/Rapid/Gilbert Ndihokubwayo/Africa Wiki Challenge 2022 in Burundi/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, we have met the goals of our project. We are happy of how the project went, we have experienced new knowledge, trainings in editing skills.


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-15 - 20 Number of participants-22 We are happy with the number of participants in the project. New and old contributors have experienced in editing and creating articles on Wikipedia.
Number of new editors - 3 Number of new editors - 4 We have gained new editors of articles on Wikipedia.


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?
  1. When we were organizing the Afrika Wiki Challenge in Burundi, we had the purpose of engaging our community members in editing and article creation. The purpose has been acheived.
  2. The participants were interested in writting about the country culture.
  3. The participants have gained skils in editing and creating articles on Wikipedia.
  • What did not work so well?

The time allocated for the project was limited. The participants would have liked to have more time to do more.

  • What would you do differently next time?

Next time, we would request more time and resources to engage more participation.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

Item Quantity Total (USD) Comment
Communication & Promotion 1 x $150 = $150 This amount has been used for social media platforms to advertise the contest.
Venue 3 x $106 = $318 Used for venue to the participants.
Breakfast & Lunch 3 sessions 20 x $12(3) = $720 The amount helped for Breakfast and lunch for participants.
T-shirts 20 x $13 = $260 The amount has been used to print AWC t-shirts for the project participants.
Facemasks and hand sanitizer 1 $52 Facemasks and hand sanitizer for the project participants.
Internet costs 3 sessions 3 x $100 = $300 Internet connection during the editing sessions.
Transport costs 20 participants 20 x $15 = $300 Covered the transport fares to the participants from different parts to the event venue.
Equipment rent 6 laptops $290 Laptops rented for participants who were not in possession of computers.
Bank charges $52 Bank charges
TOTAL => $2,442 USD

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds? No remaining grant funds.

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project? Link to the Outreach dashboard for the project [[1]]