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User:Agbalagba/Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in Nigeria
The proposal is meant to finance the participation of Nigeria in this year Wiki Loves Monument. I will be leading this project in conjunction with WUGN.
targetWikimedia Common, English Wikipedia, Yoruba Wikipedia, Igbo Wikipedia, and Hausa Wikipedia
start date2 September
end date30 September
budget (local currency)NGN 630325.00
budget (USD)USD 1982.37
grant typeIndividual
contact(s)• jerrykufang22@gmail.com

Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

  • To engage new and existing members of the community
  • To increase or improve images on Wikimedia Common
  • To add freely licensed, and quality images of Nigeria monuments to Wikimedia Common
  • To increase the number of contributors to Wikimedia Common
  • To recruit new contributors to Wikimedia Common

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? The contest will focus on freely licensed and high quality images of Nigeria Monuments, that will be contributed to Wikimedia Common for free usage.

  • Images of Nigeria monuments, archaeological sites, and cultural heritage are not adequately covered on Wikimedia Common. This contest is an opportunity to contribute high quality images of these monuments, archaeological sites, and cultural heritage to Wikimedia Common.
  • It help increase the awareness of Wikimedia projects
  • The workshop under this projects will help to correct wrong impression about Wikimedia movements in Nigeria
  • It will help to introduce the basis of Wikimedia Common and Wikimedia projects to many Nigerians
  • It will help to increase the number of contributors to Wikimedia Common and other Wikimedia projects
  • It will help to increase the number of Nigeria-related contents on Wikimedia Common
  • The contest will help to establish a long term relation with professional photographers

2. How will you let people know about the contest? Apart from the community mailing list, on-wiki notice, We have started the promotion of the contest through Nigeria Newspapers, facebook, twitter and one-on-one campaign. We will also be meeting with professional photography club who will participate in the contest.
3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes? We will set up a panel of jury which will consists of notable photographers, photo-journalists and experienced Wikimedians. The panel will also include Two staffs of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments who will serve as volunteer on the panel of jury.The jury will judge individual entries and award them based on the criteria set here
4. For photo contests, what is the strategy to get images used on projects? There would be an edit-at-thon that would focus on using the images on Wikipedia.
5. 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 and feel free to add more:

For photo contests:

  • If at least 20 people participates
  • If at least 500 images are uploaded to Wikimedia Common
  • If three months after the contest, 75 (and 15%) of uploaded images are used on wiki projects
  • If at least 13 monuments are photographed


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).


  • Agbalagba: Contest Organizer, will oversee all the activities of the project including report
  • Olaniyan Olushola: Volunteers coordinator and online support
  • User:T Cells: Online support. He works on project landing page
  • Danidamiobi: Will create banners for promotion.
  • User:HandsomeBoy: Contest Organizer:Event Facilitator , coordinate activities on Facebook and our official mailing list.
  • User:Kaizenify Coordinate the jury

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


Project budget table
Rubric Number Unit price Total NGN Total USD Notes
Presentation about Wiki Loves Monuments and photo uploading workshop 3 31840 95520 300.38 Local rental and coffee break
Photo walks 4 700.90 Facilitate access to the participants in protected areas ( The earlier figure was a "Typo" error, see breakdown below under Photo walk).
Awards 4 143280 450.57

1st prize 63680 NGN
2nd prize 47760 NGN
3rd prize 31840 NGN
Special prize quality photos 15920 NGN

Closing Ceremony ( Distribution of prices and pictures exhibition ) 1 1 79600 250.32
Printing of 10 Best Photos 10 5724 57240 180
contingency cost 31800 100
Total 630325 1982.37
Total cost of project

1982.37 USD / 630325 NGN

Workshop Budget Breakdown per Workshop[edit]

This is the budget breakdown for the workshop.

Line Item USD
Data for the modem 30.00
Projector 47.00
Catering: Tea and biscuits 10.00
Generator 13.00
Total 100.00

Budget breakdown for photo walk[edit]

This is the budget breakdown for the photo walk.:

Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Rate (USD) Total (NGN) Total (USD) Notes
Cost per photo walk
(Sumtotal : 139300 NGN)
1 Car hiring 4 22000 88000 68.5 275 This will cover the transport expenses to the venue.
2 Accommodation 4 20000 80000 62.5 250 Two Shared accommodation for Four wikimedians
3 Food 4 10000 40000 31.5 125
4 Cost of access to monument site 13 1230.76 16000 6.18 50
Total: NGN 139300 (USD 700)
Grand Total: NGN 139300 (USD 700)


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