Grants:Project/Rapid/Udehb/Wikidata for all 2.0/Report
Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?
The project focused on increasing wikidata participation, promoting integration between wikidata and other wiki projects, recruiting new editors, increasing skills for existing editors in Igbo Wikimedians User Group, also add/improve contents on wikidata. And in that regard, I can boldly say YES the project goals were met, and I am happy with the outcome.
Please report on your original project targets.
A five days online workshop/training please visit our project documentation page for details.
|Target outcome||Achieved outcome||Explanation|
|Number of Events (5)||Number of Events (5)||5 day live sessions on zoom please click here for details.|
|Number of participants(10)||Number of participants(10+)||we had more than 20 participants including those that were logged out during our live sessions due to poor internet connections. On an average, we had 12 participants per event|
|Number of new editors(3+)||Number of new editors(7+)||We exceeded the number of new editors targeted for the training.|
|Number of repeat participants(8)||Number of repeat participants(8+)||almost all the participants especially those who attended the day2 live session were present in all the live sessions|
|Number of items created or improved = 50+||4 items created, 223 items edited, 1.93K total edits||all this was achieved in less than two weeks during the contest we had after the training, this metric can be found here|
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?
1. The idea of increasing the training event days from 4(wikidata_for_all first project) to 5 days in this project was a good one as it allowed more time on the discussions of the various topics.
2. Also subsidizing internet subscription for all participants ensured the repeat of participants to all the events.
3. The one week challenge was also a success as it gave room for participants to add data in a competitive spirit. One I wish to continue in future projects.
4. we had no spam attacks during our live sessions unlike the previous project. and i feel this was due to the measure we took which was passwording our zoom meetings
- What did not work so well?
1. During the online training, some participants had internet connection issues, which saw to them being on and off during the training. As a result, some were frustrated by it and did not reconnect after the experience of being logged out. Our workaround was to record each of the training sessions and post it on our project page
2. some participants struggled with the Training on how to query wikidata using SPAQL language because they find it too technical in that it entails them understanding SPAQL programming language.
- What would you do differently next time?
1. try to make training especially on the topic "making queries using SPAQL" seem less technical and more fun. maybe create a contest around that.
Grant funds spent
Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on.
The grant for the project received: 568,549 NGN + 8000 NGN from previous project = 576,549 NGN.
Below is the detail of the money spent :
Flyers : 55,000 NGN
Zoom : 5,846.10 * 2 = 11,692.2 NGN
|Event Day||number of people present||internet amount|
|day 1||20||90,000 NGN|
|day 2||9||40,500 NGN|
|day 3||17||76,500 NGN|
|day 4||14||63,000 NGN|
|day 5||15||67,500 NGN|
Prizes – 1st place 70,000 NGN gift-card,
2nd place 55,000 NGN gift-card,
3rd place 45,000 Naira gift-card
Total money spent: 574,192.2 NGN
Do you have any remaining grant funds?
Remaining funds = 576,549 - 574,192.2 = 2,356.8 NGN
Anything else you want to share about your project?
The project was a huge learning process for me. It was another opportunity to gain experience in collaboration, event management, as well as improve on my facilitation (training) skills.