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Getting women involved
This is a wikidata edit-a-thon project with an aim to introduce the wikimovement and its sister projects by training Women(young girls) to be actively involve in the wikimovement.
start dateJanuary 15
end dateMarch 20
budget (local currency)807,904 NGN
budget (USD)1,970 USD
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• Raythony92@gmail.com

Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project Goal


Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Recruit new editors: Aims to recruiting more female editors of different age and get them actively involved
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. Add or improve content: contents will be created and improved during the course of the project

Project Plan




Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

It will be a three(3)day training

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.


3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

Social media channels will be best for me...#Whatsapp #Telegram

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT

User:Raythony Myself! Due to various Wikiprojects attended

User:Tweetomz94 Also experienced
5. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?

Yes, they do.

6. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

Via the groups created for the course of the project #WhatsApp

7. Are you running any in-person events or activities? If so, you will need to complete the steps outlined on the Risk Assessment protocol related to COVID-19. When you have completed these steps, please provide a link to your completed copy of the risk assessment tool below:


8. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?

This project promise to be an impactful one as am willing to see to the fact that women are also actively involved in the wikimovement.



How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets:

  1. Number of events = 3
  2. Number of participants = 20
  3. Number of new editors = +10
  4. Number of of articles created or improved = 80+
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) = 5



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).

Experience editors User:Raythony and User:Tweetomz94 will be championing the Project

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

  1. Venue = 100 x 3 = 300 USD
  2. Refreshments (tea and lunch) = 12 x 20 = 240 x 3days = 720 USD
  3. Data and router hire, graphics: 100 x 3days + 50 = 350 USD
  4. Facemasks, Sanitizers and hand washes = 150 USD
  5. Participant gifts (Wikidata Branded Flask/Shirt) = 15 x 20 = 300 USD
  6. Certificate = 5 x 20 =100 USD
  7. Miscellaneous = 50 USD

Total= 1,970 USD



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