Grants:Project/Rapid/Ndahiro Derrick/WikiGap Rwanda Challenge 2022/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.


Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went? Yes,the project goals were beyond expectations.We are happy with the outcomes.


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

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
40 300 we aimed at creating 40 articles and 300 were created .
40 editors 26 editors We were not able to hit the target because people who were trained did not get access to laptops yet editing using mobile phones is not easy .


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?

The article creation target was achieved.

  • What did not work so well?

The editors target was not reached ,recruited newbies complained about having no acess to laptops.

  • What would you do differently next time?

we hope to either hire laptops or seek partneships to deal with the issue of limited acess to laptops.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

Project budget[edit]

Category Item Quantity Rate (USD) Total (USD) Explanation
Pre-Implementation Promotional campaigns
Graphical designs (Posters, flyers & banner) 1 $30 $30 This covered the design for these materials.
Organizing team transport (Logistics) 4 $25 $100 This was used for mobility and reach out during the promotion time.
Communication (Phone calls) 4 $20 $80 It covered communication between the organizing team and to get participants engaged and recruited.
Implementation Venue for the Opening ceremony 1 $100 $100 This training will be dedicated to participants to learn more about the challenge and The linkage between Gender equality and wikipedia editing
Food & beverages 35 $10 $350 This was used to cover the costs for food and beverages on the full day for participants and other organizing team
COVID-Test 35 $7 $245 This was a requirement for people to gather in training.
Branded T-shirts 35 $8 $280 This covered for WikiGap branded T-Shirts. for the participants and organizing team.
Pull up banner 1 $70 $70 It covered the cost for the banner for communication.
Internet data 35 $10 $350 It covered the internet cost for every participant during the contest period.
Transportation 35 $10 $350 This wwas to cover the costs for transportation for WIkiGap participants
Winners Prizes 1 $300 $300 1st Prize ($150), 2nd Prize ($80) & 3rd Prize ($70) - All will be provided in voucher cards & awards
Judges gifts 3 $30 $90 The judges will receive voucher cards for the appreciation.
INTERNET DATA (virtual closing ceremony) 1 $100
Total: 2445 USD

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds? |Contingency amount

$55 This was meant to be used to fix any change in the exchange rate or any additional cost that may come up along the implementation.

The funds remaining from this grant in the amount of US$55 were deducted from another grant payment for Grants:Programs/Wikimedia_Community_Fund/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Rwanda_Support_Grant_2022/2023.

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