Grants:Project/Rapid/WCUBWA Edit-a-thon 2018/Report

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WCUBWA Edit-a-thon 2018


Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went? No.


Please report on your original project targets.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
Recruit new editors Not so many editors were recruited as expected. Even if we did not achieve most of our goals, we had some new bies involved in our projects.
Increase skills for existing editors This objective was achieved, we had skills of existing editors improved. We learned how to insert templates info boxes in to some of the articles that did not have them, inserting some citation tags were there ware no in text references.
Increase members of Wikimedia User Group Botswana The number of our group members has been increased, which shows growth in our group activities.
Create awareness about Wikimedia projects. Goal met. New members to the group now know about Wikipedia, how to upload and use an image file in to existing articles or start a new article related to the media file being uploaded.


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?

The learning structure was quite impressive, people loved it and we look forward to hosting more edit a thorns to improve more work.

  • What did not work so well?

We estimated to have 4 events but we run short of funds.

  • What would you do differently next time?

We will try and work out on our estimates so that we do not run short of funds.


Grant funds spent[edit]

Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on.

Item amount spent Description Total amount
Food and refreshments (136 * 11) * 4 days we shared food and drinks 5984
Generator hire 3499.00 Hired a generator to act as power supply back up in case of load shedding 3499.00
Baby care No baby care at that time No baby care at that time No baby care at that time
Contigency costs 500 * 4 days hired a van to transport the generator to and from the event venue for 4 days 2000
Total - - 11,483.00

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds? yes 32USD

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?