Grants:Project/Rapid/Igboanude/Igbo Language Wiktionary Editathon/2019

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Igboanude/Igbo Language Wiktionary Edit a Thon
I will bring many people together to create words in the Igbo Wiktionary which is still in incubator. this will create more content for the Wiktionary, get more people involved in Igbo Wiktionary and hopefully assist in bringing it out of incubator stage
targetIgbo Wiktionary in Igbo Language
start date24th August
end date7th December
budget (local currency)701,280 Naira
budget (USD)$1948
grant typeindividual

Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Recruit new editors: I will recruit new editors to start volunteering work for Igbo Wiktionary and other projects
  2. Increase skills for existing editors: during this project some existing editors will have opportunity to improve their skill
  3. Add or improve content: the project will add new content in Igbo Wiktionary

Project Plan[edit]


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

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

we will do 4 edit a thon projects

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

I am already telling my friends, neighbours etc about the coming project and many are happy to join. I am also a member of Igbo Wikimedia User Group and many people in the group wants to participate

3. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?

yes. I have many experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event. they include

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

participants have laptops and pads that will be used. all participants are people who had shown interest and knowledge in Igbo language. existing editors who will participate are also skilled.

5. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

we will continue to meet and discuss, chat on facebook, WhatsApp etc

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

the project will largely encourage people to take more interest in the Wikimedia foundation


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets:

  1. Number of events: 4
  2. Number of participants:35
  3. Number of new editors:10
  4. Number of of articles created or improved:60
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events):12


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).

5 Igbo language editors will contribute in the planning and execution of the project

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

  1. Venue = $220 x 4 = $880
  1. Food and drink = $200 x 4 events = $800
  2. Internet access: $52 x 4 events = $208
  3. Miscellaneous supplies (printing of banners, etc.) = $60

Total = 1,948 USD


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • I happily endorse this project because she has shown much commitment and dedication. She is also the oldest member of the igbo wikimedia user group. I would be happy to participate in the project. Oby Ezeilo (talk) 21:37, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
  • This project will attract more wiktionary editors, train them on how to add content in Igbo test Wiktionary and increase our Igbo wiki community. Uzoma 17:33, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Thank you Ma'am for this project which I believe will be impact filled. I will be happy to support in any way I can to ensure that the targets and deliverables are met. Thank you for your sustained work in amplifying Igbo language. Blossom Ozurumba (talk) 11:36, 5 July 2019 (UTC)
  • i support this project as it will improve igbo language content in wiktionary. Chuks Zilo (talk) 18:59, 5 July 2019 (UTC)


  • Volunteer I will be happy to help in recruiting new editors. Blossom Ozurumba (talk) 11:37, 5 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I will be happy to participate in this project. Chuks Zilo (talk) 20:15, 5 July 2019 (UTC)