Grants:Project/Rapid/Shoodho/Art & Feminism/Report

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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2020-21 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/Shoodho/Art & Feminism.
  • You may still comment on this report on its discussion page, or visit the discussion page to read the discussion about this report.
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Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

Yes, We had an audience of about 29 participants for the panel discussion and about 10 contributors for the Editathon series challenge.


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

Please see the link to our dashboard and the number of articles that were edited.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
50 Articles created or improved 50 Articles and 11 created
3 Events, 1 Panel discussion, 2 Editathons series 3 Events, 1 Panel discussion, 2 Editathons series 3 Events, 1 Panel discussion, 2 Editathons series was successful and one on one session were helpful and assisting those who had issues with editing
Number of participants - 25 for Panel discussion 29 Participants for Panel discussion
Number of editors - 15 for Editathon 10 Editors
Panel discussion will consists of 3 speakers from 3 different African countries to discuss the gender gap issue on our online session. 3 Speakers for panel discussion 3 speakers from Botswana, Zambia and Uganda


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?
    • Social media Advertising
  • What did not work so well?
    • Difficulty with capturing the panel discussion video laptop technical issues, just have a recording with no audio.
  • What would you do differently next time?
    • Test devices sound, equipment and internet when hosting panel discussions


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

No. Item Price Notes
1. Venue $140.88 Venue for 1 day at the University of Botswana to finalise winners by judges and organisers meet up
2. Prizes for the winners $197.40 Gift cards for the winners top 3
3. Transportation $112.71 Transportation was used to get quotes and also for other logistics, Organisers transport
4. T-Shirts/Printing $70.44 5 T-shirts for organisers and judges
5. Social Media advertising $32 Social media promotion
6. Internet(monthly subscription) $206.63 Made follow-ups with the community and make one on one trainings and assist the community hence extended need for internet monthly subscription, online session with Jury
7. Airtime for communication with organisers and social media pages $112.71 Since we could not meet physically we relied on communicating through calls, getting quotes and planning
8. *4 Posters $37.57 4* A2 Posters to advertise
9. Certificates $23.48 Certificates for the winners and team members plus the certificate design
10. Camera $234.80 Rent camera
11. Mic $46.96 For a live presentation to the participants
12. Social Media marketing managing $46.96
Total: $1,262.54

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?

Remaining funds have been used or will be used for other approved mission-aligned activities. This use has been requested in writing and approved by WMF.

Left with $57.46 which will be used on the next project, the other balance was for bank charges

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?

- It was a great experience running and editathon together with a panel discussion, it drew a lot of attention and also drove the motive to edit more articles abut women in Wikipedia.

- The following is our social media page;