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Mujeebcpy/Wikidata 6thBirthday Celebrations in Kerala
WikiData Birthday Celebrations in Kerala Followed by 4 Awareness sessions for students in colleges to introduce WikiData to new users english, malayalam
start date29-10-2018
start year2018
end date05-11-2018
end year2018
budget (local currency)70,000
budget (USD)$963.083
grant typeindividual

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Project Goal[edit]

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  1. To celebrate WikiData 6thBirthday
  2. To boost WikiData outreach programmes in Kerala
  3. To spread awareness about Wikipedia, WikiData and other sister Projects
  4. To conduct an event where local WikiData and wikipedia editors can network
  5. Introduce Wikidata to College Students in Kerala

Project Plan[edit]


  1. What is the purpose of the meeting and why is it important to your community?
    2 days celebration events will be conducted in different venues, which introduce what is Wikidata and how to edit so many people is unaware of wikidata, this will help them to get an idea of wikidata and can contribute to wikidata.
  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?
    Community members will be notified through mail groups. and inform through social media groups such as Whatsapp, Telegram and facebook. inform the Collage students through the collages and hostels notice board and connect through FOSS groups.
  4. How will you keep participants engaged after the meeting is over?
    We will keep in touch with the participants through Telegram group. Support to new editors will be given through the telegram group. We will create followup events with support of various Departments of colleges.
  5. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?
    Yes, some senior editors will participate in the event
  6. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?
    We have a team of senior Wikipedia editors for knowledge sharing.We will provide 5 laptops from our side and Participants will bring their own laptops. Internet would be provided by us.
  7. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?
    have planned a wikidata editing competitions through colleges, which will create more contribution to wikidata. introduce wikidata game to College students. we already started the Eventpage Here


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  1. Number of total participants 100
  2. Number of people who will help organize the event 4


  • Venue and facilities (Mic, Projector, Power etc..) (2 Days) - 15,000 Rs
  • Expense for resource persons (Food, Accomodation, Travel expense etc..) - 8000 Rs
  • Food and refreshments (Tea, Snacks, Birthday Cake etc..) - 13,000
  • Swags and Printing (Wikidata One page, Stickers, IDs, Posters etc…) - 15,000
  • Prizes for Winners of competitions ( Ist price, IInd price, IIIrd price, Grand winner award etc..) - 15,000 Rs
  • Incidental - 4,000 Rs

Total - 70,000 Rs


  1. 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).

We have a team of 5 Experienced Wikipedia Editors to share insights about Wikidata. Arrangements will be made to provide laptops for participants coming without a laptop.


  • Support Support This is the first big event in Kerala about Wikidata to students. I will join to co-ordinate these events. --Ranjithsiji (talk) 11:24, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support SupportSidheeq (talk) 11:29, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support SupportI volunteer to coordinate the program. --Kannan Talk 11:35, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support--Arunsunilkollam (talk) 12:22, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support A good opportunity to introduce Wikidata and its potential to college students and general public. --Ambadyanands (talk) 13:09, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support Good to know Wikidata outreach program is going to be conducted as part of 6th birthday celebration in Kerala. Its a good choice to introduce Wikidata to college students along with wikipedians. This outreach program helps to contribute more to Wikidata as we can see here during India Independence Day 2018 - Label-a-thon. I strongly endorse this application Jinoytommanjaly (talk) 14:05, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support Abijith k.a (talk) 15:07, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support --J. Ansari Talk 15:18, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support SupportAkbarali (talk) 16:42, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support--Akhiljaxxn (talk) 17:07, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • It will be a good initiative in introducing WikiData to Students Nandukrishna t ajith (talk) 18:52, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support Jyothishnp (talk) 03:01, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong supportKannan Shanmugam (talk) 14:43, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support-Sai K shanmugam (talk) 09:09, 15 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Ilaveyil riswan (talk) 11:07, 23 September 2018 (UTC)


  • Volunteer I will co-ordinate these events and take the "Introduction to Wikidata" session in colleges. Also co-ordinate the online edit event also. Ranjithsiji (talk) 11:22, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I will help to coordinate the events. Kannan Talk 11:33, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I would like to help in organizing the events with the help of local Free Software User Groups. --Ambadyanands (talk) 13:14, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I would like give online support from here. Akbarali (talk) 16:44, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I would like to help in organising the event Nandukrishna t ajith (talk) 18:49, 13 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I would like to help organising the events. Jyothishnp (talk) 03:03, 14 September 2018 (UTC)