Grants:Project/Rapid/Myanmar Settlement and Culture Photo Contest

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Myanmar Settlement and Culture Photo Contest
To increase photo contents related to settlement (towns and villages in Myanmar) and Myanmar Culture (Food, Music, Handicraft, Entertainment. etc) in Wikipedia
targetThis Project will have an impact on Wiki commons and Myanmar Wikipedia
start dateJuly 15
end dateOctober 30
budget (USD)900
grant typeindvidual
contact(s)• zawthetaung(_AT_)

Project Goal[edit]

This project has the following goals:

  1. To increase the photo related to settlements and geographical elements in Myanmar (Town, villages, river, mountains etc)
  2. To increase the photo related to Myanmar Culture (Food, Entertainment, Music, Handicrafts etc)
  3. To raise the awareness of Wikimedia projects in Myanmar

Project Plan[edit]


The aim of this project is to raise the awareness of Wikimedia project in Myanmar. It is also aimed to increase the photos and contents related to Myanmar towns and villages as well as the culture of Myanmar under free licensing during contest period. This includes encouraging those who upload media to write about the description of the picture in Myanmar with relevant references in Myanmar Wikipedia and which will ultimately translated into other language especially English. We will try to increase the quality photos on Wikimedia commons and we will raise the awareness about Wikimedia projects at the same time. We will recruit contributors to Wikimedia project to upload photo, to improve articles and to start new articles about Myanmar settlement and culture which could not be currently find in Wikimedia project. We will use this project as a starting point to promote Wikimedia projects in Myanmar.

This project has included the following activities;

  1. Organizing photo competition for town and villages in Myanmar (Monuments, important places,religious sites, geographical element)
  2. Organizing photo competition for Myanmar Culture (Food, Entertainment, Music etc)
  3. Holding one full day workshop for participants to get familiar with Wikimedia projects, uploading photos and how to edit Wikipedia
  4. Advertising Campaign online and offline


This project expect to reach and recruit new editors who love to write, share knowledge and contribute to the community to write more about Myanmar related contents as well as to improve Myanmar Wikipedia.

Measures of Success[edit]

  1. +1500 photos uploaded to Wikimedia commons.
  2. Recruitment +20 new users to create acounts on wikmedia projects.
  3. Increasing skills for editing for the new users by wiki commons and Wikipedia.
  4. 20+ new articles about geographical element in Myanmar


  1. User: Zawthet Program Leader
  2. User: Lionslayer Outreach Campaign Organizer
  3. User:Mayor mt Trainer
  4. User:Phoenix06 Trainer
  5. User:Ninjastrikers Technical Support
  6. User:Dr Lotus Black Technical Support


Number Category Item description Unit Number of units Cost per unit Total cost Currency Notes
1 ِSocial media developer/ Advertising Poster printing and Online Ads 100 $ We will use social media to promote the contest and print posters to be published in public places.
2 Seminar & Workshop to raise awareness and train editor (Venue rental charges and refreshment) 150 150 $
3 3 Prizes for Contest I 250 250 250 $
4 Consolation prize for Contest I 7.5 $ 10 75 75 $
5 3 Prizes for Contest II Prizes 250 250 $
6 Consolation Prizes for Contest II 7.5 $ 10 75 75 $
Total $900 $


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!


  • Volunteer I´m interested. Wonnral (talk) 13:02, 31 July 2018 (UTC)