Grants:Project/Rapid/UG MAI/Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10/Report
Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?
Yes We meet our goals as we mentioned in our Grant proposal. We have reached the target of 10k articles on Maithili Wikipedia before the end of the 2016. We have engaged the existing and new users (contributors) during the project timeline. We have use the social media platform very well to engage the users from Nepal and India.
Yes, We are very happy doing this project. Through the beginning, we work hard to achieve the goals. The project gives us more energy to complete the mission with in the given date. We managed to visit 1 colleges and 1 computer institute during the event to spread the knowledge about the project and it's goals.
- Group editing and discussion
Maithili Wikimedians organize a group editing events to boost the Mission 10 competition. Maithili wikipedians from Rajbiraj were meet and participate in group editing events as well as discuss about the progress of Mission 10 competition.
They created articles about Geography of Nepal, Sportsperson and Female biographies.
- Group Editing
A group of new wikipedians were invited at Rajbiraj Municipal library hall to support the Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10 events. With the help of group editing 15 new articles were created by 6 new wikipedians. The program was coordinated by Kiran Kumar.
- Wikipedia Education Program at Kshitiz Educational Foundation
Maithili Wikimedians conducted Wikipedia Education program in Kshitiz Educational Foundation, Rajbiraj. The education program is held for 2 days to create awareness about Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects as well as to boost the Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10 event. The students of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Intermediate level (10+2) students are part of the education program. The first day program was conducted on 28th December 2016 and second day program was conducted on 29th December 2016.
- Wikipedia Workshop at Infoland Computer Academy
Maithili Wikimedians conducted Wikipedia Workshop at Infoland Computer Academy, Rajbiraj. The first day program was focused on to introduce Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects among the participants students and the next day the students were participate on workshop program. The students of BCA were participate on the workshop. The program was successfully arranged and most of the teacher and students were attracted to Wikipedia.
The first day program was conducted on 1st March 2017 and second day program was conducted on 2nd March 2017.
- Felicitation Program at Hotel iGarden, Rajbiraj
Maithili Wikimedians felicitate the winners, participants and volunteers of Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10. The felicitation program was held on Hotel iGarden, Rajbiraj on April 16th 2017. The participants discuss about the future of Maithili Wikipedia.
Please report on your original project targets.
With the help of this competition, Maithili Wikipedia has reached the 10k articles mark. During the competition Maithili Wikipedia has also reached the 100k total edits.
|S.N.||Target outcome||Achieved outcome||Explanation|
|1||Number of active editors involved||11||All the users who had at least 5 or more edits during the Edit-a-thon.|
|2||Number of new editors||22||These were editors who created usernames during the Edit-a-thon.|
|3||Number of individuals involved||36||All new and active editors who attended, plus volunteers who organized the event.|
|4||Number of articles added or improved on Wikimedia projects||4430||4430 new article|
|5||Absolute value of bytes added to or deleted from Wikimedia projects||Computing..||Computing..|
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?
- Regular Meetups.
- Local events.
- Social Media promotion.
- What did not work so well?
- Article submission to fountain tool.
- stubs and redirect article.
- What would you do differently next time?
- More group editing event.
Grant funds spent
Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on.
|Number||Category||Item description||Actual total||Currency||Notes|
|3||Gift Hamper||Winners of the contest||16,800||NPR|
|4||T-shirt||Top 10 participants and MWUG Volunteers||21,700||NPR|
|5||Internet and Recharge cards||6,785||NPR|
|6||Certificates||Participants and MWUG Volunteers||4,500||NPR|
|9||Hall Rent||Felicitation Program||10,000||NPR|
|10||Snacks, Tea and Food||Felicitation Program||18,500||NPR|
|11||Snacks, Tea and Food||Workshop||18,840||NPR|
Do you have any remaining grant funds?
- Yes, we have 2,280 NPR remaining in our bank accounts.
Anything else you want to share about your project?
It was a great success event for Maithili Wikipedia. Achieving 10k articles mark is always a gr8 remarks for a smaller community.