Grants:Project/Rapid/M Bash Ne/Wikipedia at 20 in Kano

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Wikipedia at 20 in Kano
This event will join Wikipedia at 20 celebrations. We have an edit-a- thon to improve Hausa Wikipedia. We also recruit new users as well as engaged our existing users in Kano
targetHausa Wikipedia
start date3 August
start year2021
end date30 August
end year2021
budget (local currency)NGN 426,810.44
budget (USD)USD1037.03
grant typeplease specify whether this grant is for an individual, group, or organization
granteeM Bash Ne
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Project Plan[edit]


  1. What kind of event(s) or activities are you planning to hold for your Wikipedia 20 event? Please let us know if these events include a meetup, edit-a-thons, workshops, photowalks, contests, or any kind of campaign.
    This event will celebrate the 20 years of Wikipedia, Meetup and edit-athon will follow up to improve Hausa Wikipedia articles.
  2. If participants will be contributing to Wikimedia projects (such as in an edit-a-thon), do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)
    Yes we have an experienced editors.
  3. If participants will be contributing to Wikimedia projects (such as in an edit-a-thon), do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)
    Some have while others don't have, we will rent laptops for the event to provide them with tools.
  4. 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.
    Hausa Wikipedia and Hausa Wikimedians User Group Discussion pages, we also use our Social Media platform to noticed our community.
  5. How will you promote and let participants know about your Wikipedia 20 event? Please describe or link to the spaces you will be using to inform your community about your activities. Please note there are resources available to support your communications for Wikipedia 20 events.
    This will be done by using a designed flies online.
  6. How will you keep participants engaged after the event is over? How will you be sharing photos, videos, or other content from your activities after they are completed?
    While meeting is in progress we will create a special WhatsApp Group were we will answers questions from participants about Wikipedia. We will share photos and videos and uploaded them to Commons.
  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:
    Yes I have the link here
  8. Please confirm below that you have listed your event on the WP20 page on Meta-wiki.
  9. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?


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 specific to your project:

  1. Number of total participants: 30
  2. Number of new participants: 20
  3. Number of people who will help organize the event: 2
  4. Number of articles created or improved (if applicable): 50
  5. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons (if applicable): 30
  6. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects (if applicable): 10

If you are organizing a meetup or event without any contributions to celebrate Wikipedia 20, we request that you ask participants to complete a brief survey to understand their experience and impact of your event. This survey will not request any personally identifying information. Will you be able to collect this information either during or after your event? (If you are not doing this kind of event, please write N/A or leave the section below blank)



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 M Bash Ne will leed the event with the help of Hamza DK and Abubakar A Gwanki as facilitators

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

Number Item Unit Price NGN USD
1 Hall 1 = 82,314 82,314 200
2 Birthday Cake 1 = 30,867.75 30,867.75 75
3 Food and Refreshments 2000 × 40 participants 80,000 194.41
4 Data 1000 × 40 participants 4000 97.21
5 Wikipedia 20 Banner 1 20000 48.60
6 Tags & Fliers 50 each 120000 291.62
7 Wikipedia 20 T shirts 5000 × 5 25000 60.75
8 Transport for Facilitators 2000 × 4 8,000 19.44
9 Contingency 1 20,575 50
Total NGN 426,810.44 USD 1037.03


Endorsements are welcome, but not required for events related to Wikipedia 20. Community members are welcome to provide feedback or questions on the talk page.