Grants:Project/Rapid/Masssly/Wikidata Sixth Birthday/Ghana

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Masssly/Wikidata Sixth Birthday/Ghana
To Join the Global Celebration of Wikidata's Sixth Birthday.
start dateNovember 3
end dateNovember 3
budget (local currency)1825 GHC
budget (USD)380.720 USD
grant typeindividual

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Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. To Celebrate Wikidata's Sixth Birthday
  2. To spread awareness about Wikidata in Ghana
  3. Increase skills for existing editors
  4. Add or improve content
  1. Socialize with Wikidata contributors and Wikimedia movement community members

Project Plan[edit]


  1. What is the purpose of the meeting and why is it important to your community?
    To join the global Wikimedia community celebrate Wikidata's sixth birthday as a means to create awareness about the project in Ghana.
  2. If applicable, what benefits have you seen from doing this kind of meeting in the past?
  3. How will you let participants know about the meeting?
    An RSVP Of the meeting will be posted on Facebook and the mailing-list of the community of Wikimedia contributors in Ghana.
  4. How will you keep participants engaged after the meeting is over?
    A Wikidata group on WhatsApp would be created to continue to engage participants of the meeting.
  5. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?


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  1. Number of total participants: 20
  2. Number of people who will help organize the event: 4


Item Details Unit Ghc Quantity Total Ghc
Venue space 20-person capacity room at the iSpace Foundation 600 1 600
Refreshment For 20 total participants 20 20 400
Water Water for 20 total participants 2.5 20 50
Cake Birthday Cake 100 1 100
T-Shirts Three (3) T-Shirts have already arrived from WMDE to support the event. According to our plan, 7 more T-Shirts are required; 2 extra T-Shirts for two more volunteers, and 5 T-Shirts for winners of the Short Edit Challenge. 25 7 175
Backup Internet This would be used for the short sessions on
  • Wikidata Tools Demonstration
  • Edit Challenge
200 1 200
Transportation Transportation for 5 total volunteers, including to-and-from the venue and pick-up of cake, refreshment, and T-Shirts prices 50 6 300
Total 1825


  • I support this project that is part of the broad Sixth Birthday of Wikidata around the world initiative and will help raising the awareness of Wikidata in Ghana. Lea Lacroix (WMDE) (talk) 08:52, 16 October 2018 (UTC)
  • Strong support Strong support. This project will help recruit new contributors to Wikidata.Shahadusadik (talk) 10:45, 16 October 2018 (UTC)
  • Strong support Strong support. Much awareness hasn't been created about Wikidata in Ghana and hence I think this project is a good step to achieving that. Celestinesucess (talk) 09:44, 17 October 2018 (UTC)
  • This is an interesting project, wikidata definitely needs more attention, I can't wait to take part in the edit challenge .TereseB (talk) 09:07, 21 October 2018 (UTC)