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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.
  • To read the approved grant submission describing the plan for this project, please visit Grants:Project/Rapid/Kolobetsoo/WikiloveswomenBW2021.
  • You may still comment on this report on its discussion page, or visit the discussion page to read the discussion about this report.
  • You are welcome to Email rapidgrants at wikimedia dot org at any time if you have questions or concerns about this report.



Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

  • Yes
    • We managed to recruit new editors
    • New content have been created about women in my country
    • We have gained active participants who are willing to learn more.
    • I have acquired more skills on project management, editing and communication



Please report on your original project targets. Please be sure to review and provide metrics required for Rapid Grants.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
10 participants 8 participants This project was the first f its kind in Botswana, we had a low turn up of male participants, more needed to be done n advertising the project.
50 new and improved pages 41 new created pages 0 improved pages When the project started there were no wikiquote entries about Botswana so three were no pages to improve. 41 new pages were created instead of 50 because of internet issues which was the main issue and Limited sessions of the event because some participants could not edit from home.



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?
    • The training sessions went well
    • The participants were enthusiastic
    • The project ended within budget
  • What did not work so well?
    • The advertising did not go well
    • Limited sessions resulted in limited content
    • Poor network connection which leads to participants not working from home.
  • What would you do differently next time?
    • Increase the time-frame for advertising
    • Expand the advertisement to different media platforms
    • Increase the number of working sessions



Grant funds spent


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

  • Grant Money Spent = PP12850.42
No. Expenses Explanation Amount (P)

1. Internet subscription (organizers) Internet subscription for 6 months 2400
2 *Flybox Rental Rental for 6 months 1200
3. T-shirt Printing Supply and Printing 1430
4. Communication Outreach Airtime for Communication between organizers, Reminder calls and SMS to Participants 450

5. Participants Internet Subscription Internet Subscription for participants. 200
6. Gift Vouchers First Prize P1000
Second Prize P500
Third Prize P500
7. Venue 2 sessions 2500
8. Transport To and from the sessions, running Errands 540
9. Food * 2 Sessions 997.60
10. Poster Design and Printing For Advertising 733.50
11. Social Media Marketing Post boosting 75.37
12. Certificate * Paper supply and printing 160
13. Miscellaneous * Hand Sanitizer,Adapter for Laptop charging 163.95
Total: P12850.42

Remaining funds


Do you have any remaining grant funds?

There are no remaining funds.

Anything else


Anything else you want to share about your project?