Grants:Project/Rapid/UG GE/Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Georgia/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.
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Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

Conducting the first competition WLE 2017 in Georgia, We were able to achieve our goals.
  • We attracted new participants to participate in the competition, where two of the winners were new participants of the project.
  • We have reached the second goal of our competition and in commons have uploaded more than 600 high-quality photos during the contest.
  • We were able to attract public attention with our Facebook ads, with the help of which we attracted new participants.


Please report on your original project targets.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
Number of participants: 30 24 For the first time this is not such a bad result
Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons: 1000 861 same
Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects: 200 40 Due to the fact that in Wikipedia does not have articles about objects shot during the project, at this stage we were unable to reach the required number.


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?
    • We were able to interest the minimal number of participants in the first contest of this project, this is in the situation that in our country there is minimal interest in this area.
    • During the competition, participants uploaded a lot of high-quality photos.
  • What did not work so well?
    • Unfortunately the number of participants did not exceed the number that we expected.
    • The above applies to the number of photos uploaded.
  • What would you do differently next time?
    • We will actively advertise the competition on different platforms.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

# Category Description Unit Budgeted cost
per unit (GEL)
Budgeted cost
per unit (USD)[1]
Actual cost
per unit (GEL)
Actual cost
per unit (USD)
Actual cost total
1 Prize First place 1 400 163 400 164.9 164.9
2 Prize Second place 1 300 123.7 300 123.7 123.7
3 Prize Third Place 1 200 82.4 200 82.4 82.4
4 T-shirts - 20 25 10.3 25 10.3 206
4 Notary translation
Document for bank
account, english translation
for WMF
1 20 8,2 20 8.2 8.2
4 Printed Certificate
for winners
- 2 4 1.6 4 1.6 3.2
Actual cost grand total 588.4$

Total project budget: 1428 ₾ (588.4 $)

Total amount requested from WMF: 1580 ₾ (652 $) (2 September 2017,

Total amount spent on the project: 588.4 $

NOTE: The winner of the second place (User:Twhrl) donated his prize to the Georgian Wikipedia, so 300 GEL was transferred to the WMUG

Remaining funds from this grant have been returned to WMF in the amount of US$63.60.

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?




Awarding the winner of the second place in this contest.

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?

  1. Convertion from GEL to USD by 2 September 2017 (