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Grants:Project/Rapid/Hamza DK/Building Wikimedia Community and Awareness in Gusau

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Building Wikimedia Community and Awareness in Gusau
No Wikimedia program has ever taken place in Gusau or Zamfara State This program will provide Awareness with the Building Wikimedia Community in Gusau and Zamfara State.
targetWikimedia Projects
start date17 June
end date30 June
budget (local currency)1,375,000
budget (USD)3,304.08
grant typeindividual.
granteeHamza DK
contact(s)• hamzadk212(_AT_)gmail.com

Project Goal[edit]

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed. You can add details to each goal.

  1. Online promotion of Wikimedia project(s)/campaign(s)
  2. Offline promotion of Wikimedia project(s)/campaign(s)
  3. Recruites new users

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. What is your promotion plan?
You can do a campaign involving billboards or rickshaw announcements to promote a Wikimedia projects, such as Santali Wikipedia, at different places in a city. You can promote an online campaign such as Wiki Loves Monuments on Facebook, Twitter, etc using ads. You can also create gifs/slideshows or other easy to make multimedia files and use them to promote your project on social media.

Is a total of five days, three days of awareness trips and two days of Workshop

2. How will you let your community know about the promotion campaign?
Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

The program will be communicated using fliers, social media channels and the Students' Union of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS)

3.Do you have any experience in promoting Wikimedia projects either online or offline?
Were you involved in a similar project in the past? Do you have any other experience related to online/offline promotion? Yes I was involves in many Wikipedia project e.g Wikipedia edits-a-thon in KANO, Workshop in Funtua, Wiktionary in KANO.i in person lead an edits-a-thon in Kafur and several events in Kaduna State.

Yes M Bash Ne From Kano state will accompany me.

4. What is your post-promotion plan?
What do you plan to do after your campaign ends?

I will create a WhatsApp group for participants

5. 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:

Yes I have Risk Assessment Tool

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

This project will be the first in Zamfara State, it will take place in Gusau the town of Zamfara State.


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 people reached 1000+
  2. Number of campaign participants 5
  3. Number of Workshop participants 40
  4. Increase in pageviews for a Wikimedia project


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).

I Hamza DK, I will lead the event with the help of M Bash Ne and three facilitators residents of Gusau.

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

  • Trips
  1. Promotional materials; fliers and pamphlets = ₦100,000 = $240.30
  2. T shirts = 5000×5 = ₦25,000 $60.7
  3. Transportations and logistics: 3000×5×3days = ₦45000 $108.13
  4. Refreshments = 3000×5×3days = ₦45000 = $108.13
  5. Accomodations for Facilitators = 10000×5×5days = ₦250,000 =$121.51
  • Edit-a-thon
  1. Data subscriptions = ₦100,000 = $240.30
  2. Training Hall = 100,000×2days = ₦200,000 = $480.59
  3. Projector, Laptops rentals = ₦80,000 = $192.24
  4. Banner = 40,000 = $96.12
  5. Refreshments = 3000×45×2days = ₦270000 = $648.80
  6. Transportation = 2000×45 = ₦180,000 = $432.53
  7. Certificate = 1000×40 = ₦40,000 = $96.12

Total NGN 1,375,000 Total USD 3,304.08


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