Grants:Project/Rapid/Paiwan Language and Culture on Wikimedia Projects/Report

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Draft report
This is a draft of a grant report for a grant funded for fiscal year 2022. Please do not respond or comment on it just yet: it's not yet ready for review. To read the approved grant submission, please visit Grants:Project/Rapid/Paiwan Language and Culture on Wikimedia Projects.


Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

To increase awareness[edit]

We have designed a brandmark to represent our group and community works. We have created a Facebook fanpage to promote our activities. Moreover, we held some online workshops and attended to some in-person activities.

Social Media[edit]

In-person Activities[edit]

To increase participation[edit]

We've done several online editathons to keep the members to gather and edit both on Wikipedia and Wiktionary (Incubator).

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon[edit]

Wiktionary Edit-a-thon[edit]

To build the Paiwan language database[edit]


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

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
5~10 new contributors on Wikipedia Paiwan Yes, we've encouraged at least 10 users to create their accounts. During our visits to the community and the online activities, we've recruited more than 10 Paiwan speakers to participate in Wiki projects of Paiwan. However, there are only a few among of these new users stay active like Paukuljelje.
50 new articles created on Wikipedia Paiwan Yes, at least 50 new articles are created on Wikipedia Paiwan. Now we have more than 250 articles. There are 1 ~ 4 editathons held each month from February 2022. Please check the schedule of meetups on our meta page.
500 new words added on Wiktionary Paiwan (Incubator) Wiktionary edit-a-thons, such as Wiktionary Edit-a-thon, are held to introduce Wiktionary Paiwan to the community. Please check this page to see all Paiwan vocabularies on Wiktionary Paiwan now.
500 new Paiwan lexemes created on Wikidata
4 audio/video files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons The doucments in Paiwan language, such as kinavangulj, are uploaded on Paiwan Wikisource under the Category of pinayuanan.


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Grant funds spent[edit]

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Remaining funds[edit]

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Anything else[edit]

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