Grants:Project/Rapid/JosefAnthony/Covid-19 Test Labs in Nigeria

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"JosefAnthony/Covid-19 Test Labs in Nigeria"
A Wikidata project with a focus on creating or improving content around coronavirus(covid-19) testing laboratories in Nigeria.
start dateNovember 2
end dateDecember 2
budget (local currency)#735,410.013
budget (USD)$1,790.3468
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
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. Add or improve content

Project Plan[edit]

Day 1(Introduction)
Time Activity Facilitators
10:00AM - 10:45AM Registration All
10:45AM - 11:15AM Opening remark JosefAnthony
11:15AM-11:45AM Introduction to wikimedia Udehb
11:50AM - 12:45 Introduction to Wikidata JosefAnthony
12:45 Noon - 1:30 Break (Tea break) All
Technical Session
1:30PM - 2:30PM What is SPARQL Udehb
2:30PM - 3:30PM Getting data from Wikidata JosefAnthony & Udehb
3:30PM - 4:00PM Lunch
4:00PM - 4:30PM Surfing Wikidata Udehb
4:30PM - 5:00PM Questions & Answers All
5:00PM - 5:30PM Votes of thanks JosefAnthony
Day 2 (Hands-on practical)
10:00AM - 1:00PM Contributing to Wikidata All participants
1:00PM - 1:30PM Tea Break All participants
1:30PM - 4:00PM Making query using SPARQL All participants
4:00PM - 4:30PM General discussions All participants
4:00PM - 5:00PM Votes of thanks JosefAnthony

Covid-19 Testing Laboratories to be added[edit]

● State Specialist Hospital, Amachara Abia ●Akwa Ibom State Molecular Laboratory● COOUTH Awka Abbott Laboratory● Bauchi Molecular Laboratory ● Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Laboratory, Bauchi● Bayelsa Molecular Laboratory● 161 Nigeria Airfoce Reference Hospital Laboratory● Research Molecular Laboratory, Federal Medical centre, Makurdi● BORNO STATE PCR LABORATORY, Maiduguri● Lawrence Henshaw, Calabar● Delta State Molecular Laboratory, Warri● Irua Specialist Teaching Hospital● NCDC National Reference Laboratory● Defense Reference Laboratory● State House Annex Clinic - NIA ● UN IOM Clinic ● University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Molecular Laboratory● Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe Molecular Laboratory, Gombe● Gombe state University Molecular Laboratory, Gombe● Jigawa Molecular Laboratory● Yusuf Dansoho Memorial Hospital● Barau Diko Teaching Hospital● Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa General Hospital● General Hospital, Saminaka● Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi● University of Ilorin Molecular Laboratory● University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Molecular Laboratory● NCDC Central Public Health Labortaory● UN IOM Clinic● Lagos State Biobank Laboratory● Zankli Hospital● Nasarawa State Public Health Diagnostics Laboratory● GX Mobile Laboratory (WOW Truck)● Niger State Public Health Laboratory, Minna● Ogun State Molecular Laboratory, Abeokuta● OOUTH Afriglobal Medicare, Ogun● Molecular and Tissue Culture Laboratory, Babcock University Teaching Hospital● African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases● Osun State University, Laboratory● Osun State Molecular Laboratory● University College Hospital, Virology Department Laboratory● Biorepository and Clinical Virology Laboratory, UCH● National Verterinary Research Institute● Plateau State Human Virology Research Center (PLASVIREC)● University of Port Harcourt Regional Centre for Biotechnology and Bioresources Research● Infectious Disease Laboratory, Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto● General Hospital, Takum● General Sani Abacha State Specialist Hospital, Yobe● Federal Medical Center, Gusau● University of Ilorin Molecular Laboratory● University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Molecular Laboratory● FCT Molecular Laboratory● UMTH Molecular Laboratory● FMC Katsina Molecular Laboratory● Federal Medical Centre Jalingo, Molecular Laboratory


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?

2 series of edit-a-thon training

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.

Shared on Hausa Wikimedians User Group -HERE

You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

Participants will be engaged via different social media platform etc. WhatsApp, Telegram, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT

yes! JosefAnthony and :yes! Benedict Udeh

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

Participants will use their phones or laptops

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

Via social media platforms e.g whatsapp or Telegram group

7. 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:

[Covid-19 Risk Assessment]

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

The project is going to scale well and create better wikimedia awareness within that region.


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

  1. Number of events = 2
  2. Number of participants = 30
  3. Number of new editors = 5+
  4. Number of of articles created or improved = 80+
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) = 3+


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).

● Personal Laptops

● Personal Phones
● 2 experience editors: JosefAnthony(Coordinator), Udehb(facilitator)

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

●Venue for the event: = $200
●Food and Drinks, Tea and Buscuit: $13.2105 * 30 * 2days = $792.63
●Internet Bundle: $60.7685
●Router (rent): $39.6316
●Communication and Graphics (digital Banners and flyers): $132.105
●Accommodation for the 2 facilitators: $26.4211 * 2 * 2nights = $105.6844
●local transportation of facilitators (travelling): $26.4211 * 2 = $52.8422
●Branded Nose Mask: $2.64211 * 30 = $79.2633
●Hand sanitizer: = $39.6316
●Participants packs(Branded pen, folder, Stickers, wrist bands, IDs ): $5.28422 * 30 = $158.5266
●Certificate of Participation: $2.64211 * 30 = $79.2633
●Miscellaneous: $50

Total budget = $1,790.3468


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • JosefAnthony is very detailed with his projects. In a time where most foreigners visiting Nigeria, and even Nigerians don't have information on the various government-approved COVID-19 test labs in Nigeria, this project will shine a lot of light on these existing labs. Ceslause (talk) 20:27, 26 October 2021 (UTC)
  • Support Support This is a big project that will help especially foreigners who want to enter Nigeria. —Gwanki 22:27, 26 October 2021 (UTC)
  • This is one hell of a project am looking forward too. Support Support Raythony