Grants:Project/Rapid/Nirmal Dulal/Wiki Women Edit-a-thon 2018/Report

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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2017-18 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • To read the approved grant submission describing the plan for this project, please visit Grants:Project/Rapid/Nirmal Dulal/Wiki Women Edit-a-thon 2018.
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Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

First of all, reminder of the goals we set before the starts of the project:

  • Increase number of Women participation
  • Increase women's involvement in community projects
  • Develop the level of Nepali Wikipedia and Nepali contents
  • Promote the contribution of women related contents in Nepali and English Wikipedia

As mentioned above all the goals were been achieved within the time frame. Our team and community is happy and satisfied with the output of this project.


Outreach and Workshop[edit]

To promote the women participant in Wiki Movement, We organized Wiki Women Edit-a-thon with all women members in Organizing team. To increase number of participant we organize four outreach program in Kathmandu and one in Rajbiraj.


Prize Distribution[edit]

Venue: Nepal Connection, Kathmandu
Hosts: Wikimedians of Nepal
Date: 23 June 2018
Time: 02:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Participant: 25+



Please report on your original project targets.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
A month long inwiki edit-a-thon and 3+ outreach events Numbers of online participation and 4 outreach Events Target reached
Number of participants 50+ 50+ in wiki and outreach participation Target reached
Number of new participants 35+ 35+ new registered users during the competition Target reached
Number of estimated articles (create or improve) 400+ 400+ rticle created and improved by dashboard registered users + by outreach participants Target reached


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?

- Well, talking about the whole competition period, almost everything’s work well as per we planned. - 4 outreach programs were organized in Kathmandu and Rajbiraj. - Large numbers of participation and contributions were achieved.

  • What did not work so well?

- We were hoping for large number of women participants in this edit-a-thon but there were no women participation on doteli wikipedia.

  • What would you do differently next time?

- For next programs, we'll be focusing on much advance and upgraded training and will collaborate with some women related Organizations to increase number of women participation in edit-a-thon.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

S.N. Category Item description Actual total Currency Notes
1 Meet up and Planning Food and Beverages 6,700 NPR
2 Outreach and Workshop Food & Beverages, Venue 38,000 NPR
3 T-Shirt and Delivery For Winners and Team Members 41,500 NPR
4 Printing Magic Mug Token of Appriciations 9,600 NPR
5 Certificates and Gift hampers Certificates and Gift hampers for Winners and participants 34,500 NPR
6 Projector on Rent Projector for Presentation 7,500 NPR
7 Stationary and Other Welcome Scarf, Sign pen, Non Plastic Bags 3,800 NPR
8 Prize Distribution and Refreshment Venue, Food & Beverages 11,000 NPR Felicitation event cost shared with Datathon 2018
9 Transportation Transportation during event 10,000 NPR
10 Miscellaneous Telephone, Internet and Extra operating costs 10,000 NPR
Total 172,600 NPR

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?


Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?