Grants:Project/Rapid/Hackathon 2022, Lomora Ronald in South Sudan

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Lomoraronald/2022 Wiki Hackathon in South Sudan
2022 Wiki Hackathon in South Sudan is aimed at joining this year's three-day Hackathon event. It will also make an invite to the developers community within Juba South Sudan. It's aimed at giving support to our participants both physically and virtually.
start dateApril 10th
end dateMay 25th
budget (local currency)1,720,000 ssp
budget (USD)4300 USD
grant typeIndividual

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Project Goal[edit]

Briefly explain what are you trying to accomplish with this project, or what do you expect will change as a result of this grant. Example goals include, "recruit new editors", "add high quality content", or "train existing editors on a specific skill".

  1. Engage Developers within Juba South Sudan
  1. Invite community members to participate in technical aspects of the Wikimedia Movement
  2. Join to participate in the global 2022 Wikimedia Hackathon
  3. Recruit new editors inviting them to participate in a local pre-hackathon workshop and the Wikimedia Hackathon 2022
  4. Invite at least 5 TECHNICAL members of the NCA (National Communication Authority): A communication leverage platform in the country to contribute to the program
  5. Introduce participants to some Wikimedia tools
  6. Train participants on different Wikidata tools such as Quickstatements

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. What will you and other organizers spend your time doing?

We would organize pre-hackathon meetups so participants would be prepared for the Hackathon properly.

Click on the [1] to see how we would spend our time doing the Hackathon.

How will you let others in your community know about your project (please provide links to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions)? Why are you targeting a specific audience?

The target community have been reached out via direct invitations and as well via different social media platforms

What will you have done at the end of your project? How will you follow-up with people that are involved with your project?

Create Wikipedia awareness.
Recruit new members.
Equip new and existing editors with needed skills.
Networked with the developers union in Juba and hence increased on the visibility of the work of developers and how they can contribute to the vision 2030 of wikimedia


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 specific to your project:

  1. Number of total participants 30
  2. Number of articles created or improved (if applicable) 50
  3. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons (if applicable) 50
  4. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects (if applicable) 40


What resources do you have? Include information on who is the 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:

  • Refreshments(breakfast and lunch): 12 × 3 × 30= $720
  • Scholarship: 60/$ × 30= $1,800
  • Event space: 200 × 3/days= $676
  • Administrative charge= $250
  • Data for team members= $250
  • Hackathon Tshirts: 10 × 8= $80
  • Rentals (camera & project)= $85
  • Roll up banner= $74
  • Digital Designs= $150
  • Local transport= $60
  • PPE= $30
  • Contingency= $80
  • Bank charges= $45

Total= 4,300 USD; 1,720,000 ssp

I want to be Among the people who contributed for this project[edit]

  • I support this project because it gives space for enough learning and training in order to equip persons with excess knowledge. 11:02, 28 March 2022 (UTC)
  • I want to be among the group of people who will contribute to this project David Atoroyo Sika (talk) 12:10, 28 March 2022 (UTC)


  • Volunteer I'm very ready and willing to join this project as a volunteer David Atoroyo Sika (talk) 12:08, 28 March 2022 (UTC)


  • I support this project because its much of learning and its of much importance to us as youths since its much of acquiring skills. 12:41, 28 March 2022 (UTC)
  • its important because it helps youth to learn and get knowledge in technology and i wish to start more on getting hard ware gadget for learning 05:40, 29 March 2022 (UTC)
  • I SUPPORT IT BECAUSE THIS PROJECT IS GOOD Noel Samson 22 (talk) 08:58, 29 March 2022 (UTC)
  • I Festo Hissen support this project because, am sure that I can gain some experience in it and can help me too. 09:29, 29 March 2022 (UTC)