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magotech/UniStu Love Wiki UDOM
UniStu Love Wiki main goal is to see many and more students join Wikimedia platform, currently we will be focused on the University of Dodoma in Dodoma region. The demand from the University of Dodoma is very high and preparations have been put in place to host the events.
targetSwahili Wikipedia, English Wikipedia
start date04th September
start year2021
end date02nd 30 October
end year2021
budget (local currency)4,623,990 TZS
budget (USD)1,999.99 USD
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• ceo(_AT_)

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Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. Recruit new editors
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. Add or improve content

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

We will be doing a series of trainings and editathons.

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.

We will send emails about the event to our mailing list which includes anyone who has RSVP'd or attended UniStu Love Wiki event in the past. We will also use geolocated banners to advertise the contest to local Wikipedia readers, and promote it on our Facebook page, moreover we will use the Wikimedia Community User Group Tanzania meta page to notify the Wikimedia Community Members and the UniStu Love Wiki meta page.

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

We will post on different social media and on the meta page. We will communicate with participants via: Social media, Mailing lists, Online gathering (zoom), posters.

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT

Yes we have experienced editors to lead the event: User:Codtz, User:magotech, User:Idd Ninga. However, we might have other experienced editors joining us if possible.

5. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?

Many of the participants are new so they lack the skills but have the required equipment. We are planning on giving training to all the participants on how to conduct all the activities during the editathons.

6. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

We will be conducting online meetings each week and setting goals for each participant weekly. This will help all the participants to be active always.

7. Are you running any in-person events or activities? If so, you will need to complete the steps outlined on the Risk Assessment protocol related to COVID-19. When you have completed these steps, please provide a link to your completed copy of the risk assessment tool below:

Yes we will be running 5 in-person events and 1 online event. However, all the in-person events will be broadcasted live for those who will not be able to attend the in-person event.Please find the UniStu Love Wiki UDOM Risk Assessment here

8. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?


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

  1. Number of events: 7 Events (3 in-person events and 4 Online events)
  2. Number of participants: 45 participants
  3. Number of new editors: 35
  4. Number of of articles created or improved: at least 250
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events): 25-30 repeating participants


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).

  • Magoiga Mtatiro-Project Manager
  • Nicholaus Ngailo-Logistics manager
  • Idd Ninga-Training Facilitator
  • Awadhi Awampo-Communications Manager

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

  • Foods and drinks: 45(participants) X 8USD X 3(Events)=1080USD
  • Venue: 150USD X 3(Events)= 450USD
  • Transportation for facilitators: 65USD X 3 (Facilitators)= 195USD
  • Accommodation for facilitators: 45USD X 3 (Facilitators)= 135USD
  • Internet support: 80USD
  • Online subscription (zoom): 14.99USD
  • Bank Rates: 45USD

TOTAL: 1,999.99USD


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