Grants:Project/Rapid/TRahman/WLM Bangladesh 2019

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 in Bangladesh
Wiki Loves Monuments in Bangladesh 2019
targetWikimedia Commons, Wikipedia
start date15 14 September
end date31 December
budget (local currency)BDT 136,000.00
budget (USD)USD 1593.92
EUR 1430.72 1,238.32
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• wikitanvir(_AT_)
website (if applicable)
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Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. Add or improve content
  2. Recruit new editors
  3. Engage existing editors

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. What content will the contest focus on, and why is it important to your community?: To increase the number of freely licensed quality photographs of the monuments, archaeological sites and cultural heritage in Bangladesh
2. How will you let people know about the contest? Besides wikipedia/wikimedia mailing lists, onwikI notices, we'll promote the contest through social media, will send the press release to the media specially online newspapers and hold in person meetings with different photography clubs in Bangladesh.
3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes? We will form a jury consisting noted photographers, photo-journalists and veteran Wikimedians. The jury will judge individual entries and award them based on the criteria set on this page.
4. For photo contests, what is the strategy to get images used on projects? This contest will make sure that the images from WLM will be used in Wikipedia articles.

Previous activities


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

  1. Number of participants: 150
  2. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons: 2000+
  3. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects: 400




SL No. Item Quantity Rate (BDT) Total (BDT) Notes
Subtotal in local currecny: BDT 136,000.00
Subtotal in USD: 1593.92 (BDT 1 = USD 0.01172)
Subtotal in EUR: 1430.72 (BDT 1 = EUR 0.01052)
01 Crests/Mementos and Certificates for Winners 10 2,000 20,000
02 Prize bond for Best Three Photographs 3 15,000 + 10,000 + 5,000 30,000 Not a cash prize. Could be prize bonds or gift items equivalent to respective amount.
03 Highly Commendable Awards 7 3,000 21,000
04 Mementos for the Judges 5 2,000 10,000 The jury will consist of five members. All members will be experienced in photography.
05 WLM T-shirts 10 300 3,000 For core volunteers.
06 Social Media Promotion 1 month 4,000 4,000
07 WLM Photowalks 5 5,000 25,000
08 Price Giving Ceremony 20,000 Venue, food, banners, etc
09 Others 3,000


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