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UG MAI/Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10
The aim of the Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10 is to reach 10k articles on Maithili Wikipedia by the end of this year as well as reward the winners.
targetMaithili Wikipedia
start date14 December
end date15 January
budget (local currency)150,000 NPR
budget (USD)1475 USD
grant typeGroup
granteeBiplab AnandZeetendra
contact(s)• biplabanand(_AT_)gmail.com
• zeeten.shah(_AT_)gmail.com
organization (if applicable)• Maithili Wikimedians User Group

Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

Mission 10 is a challenge taken by Maithili Wikimedians members. The slogan is unique itself and this is first such pilot program initiated by this UG. The focus and aim of the challenge is to complete 10,000 articles on Maithili Wikipedia before the end of this year 2016. The other goal is to engage new and existing users of Maithili Wikipedia as well as improve the contents of Maithii Wikipedia and rewards the winner.

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?
As mentioned in the project goal section above, the contest is focus on creating article, while engaging existing and new editors through Meetups.
2. How will you let people know about the contest?
We will spread the event information through social media platform and central notice in Nepal and India. We will also contact the School and colleges students to get in the contest.
3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?
Through a judging tool.(requested)


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:

For writing contests:

  1. Number of participants: 30
  2. Number of articles created or improved: 4000
  3. Meetups


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).

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

Project budget table
1 USD = 108.00 NPR as of 2nd December 2016.
Number Item description Unit Qty Cost /USD Total cost USD WMF contribution (USD) Other sources (USD) Notes
1. Prizes 375.00 375.00
1.1 Main Prizes per nomination 3 170.00 170.00 Gift hamper for the 3 top contributors of the contest.
1.2 Additional Prizes person 1 30.00 USD 30.00 30.00 Prizes for the top female contributor. This encourages more women to participate in the contest.
1.3 Special prizes (Mission T-Shirt) person 20 6.00 USD 120.00 120.00 The prizes is for the top twenty contributors of the contest and local organizers.
1.3 Special prizes (Mission 10 Certificate) person 55 1.00 USD 55.00 55.00 The certificate is for the all contributors who takes part in the competition.
2. Award Ceremony 400.00 400.00
2.1 Mission 10 T-Shirt Activities/ Main Event 15 6.00 USD 90.00 90.00 WIKI T-shirt for Volunteers.
2.2 Hall rent event day 1 100.00 USD 100.00 100.00 Hall rent for the award ceremony in Rajbiraj.
2.3 Food & Beverages event day 1 185.00 USD 185.00 185.00
2.5 Transportation expenses (within the city) way Volunteers 25.00 USD 25.00 25.00
3. Prizes delivery and Internet Expenses 60.00 60.00
3.1 Post expenses and telephone charges project 1 25.00 USD 25.00 25.00 Sending prizes and certificates to users who could not attend the ceremony.
3.2 Internet and top-up expenses project 35.00 USD 35.00 35.00 Internet usage
4. Mission 10 Meetups & Equipments 700.00 700.00
4.1 Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10: Workshop project 250.00 USD 250.00 250.00 We expect to organise a Workshop in Rajbiraj. Where we do a presentation and Wikipedia editing program with new and existing wikipedian regarding the contest as well as we do meetups with our existing and new wikipedians.
4.2 Projector project 450.00 USD 450.00 450.00 For the presentation and various outreach events. The equipment will be logged at Logbook. When not in use, the equipment will be under the care/custody of Pankaj Deo.
TOTAL 1475.00 1475.00
Total cost of project
1475.00 USD


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  • Support Support challenging project to boost the Maithili Wikipedia. -- Pankaj Deo ((Talk to me)) 04:22, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Support Support Best of Luck--Nilamkarn (talk) 05:39, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Support Support challenging project to boost the Maithili Wikipedia. —JuniorX2 ChatHello! 01:41, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Really Good one - Bijay Chaurasia ((Msg here plz)) 03:26, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  • IMO Mission 10 is great idea & quiet strong challenge. The organizing team has good enough experience conducting the events. I worked with this organizing team since starting time of MWUG and they showed great organizational skills, as well with spectacular results and outreach. So that Full Support from me. — TBhagat (talk) 10:38, 7 December 2016 (UTC)