Grants:Project/Rapid/Lordgentual/1Lib1Ref Cross River/Report

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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.
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Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went? Yes I met my goals and I was happy with how the event went. We were able to meet the goals and more than 1000% of the intended articles were edited. We had 38 participant for the contest and they improved over 1000 articles on wikipedia.


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

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
2 trainings for participants 3 trainings (1 physical and 2 virtual) 3 training were organised for the participants in other to put them through thoroughly on how to make edits as some of them were newbies and had to be taught properly.
Number of participants (30) Number of participants (38) We had 38 participants. Some of the participants joined via the virtual training
Number of new editors (20) Number of new editors (17) Some of the editors have created account during the #WPWPCRS contest.
Number of articles created or improved: at least 100 Number of articles created or improved: 1700 articles Over 1700% of the initial articles proposed were improved and 6 articles were created


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?

We were so happy with how the contest went. We were able to meet up with the goals. Over 1700 articles were improved with 6 articles created and we had 38 participants.

  • What did not work so well?

Some of the participants made wrong edits, one of them was even blocked.

  • What would you do differently next time?

I would make sure participants are more trained and know how to respond to corrections on their talk page.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

  • Gift voucher for top (3) participants = $300
  • Hall rental for the training= $100
  • Food and drinks for 30 participants = $300
  • Internet support for participants for the contest = $250
  • Internet support for organizers = $50
  • Covid 19 PPE (nose masks and sanitizers) for the participants during the training= $50
  • Banners for promotion = $50
  • Branded hood for organizers(3 local inspectors inclusive)= $15 *5= $75
  • Branded tops for participants during the offline training= $10 *5= $50
  • Miscellenous(bank charges etc)= $50
  • Total = $1275

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds? No.

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?