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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2018-19 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • To read the approved grant submission describing the plan for this project, please visit Grants:Project/Rapid/WMDZ/Wiki loves Monuments in Algeria 2018.
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Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

YES we are happy :)

This is the Algeria is the Sixth participation of the International Wiki Loves monuments.

This year, WikiDZ has targeted three points:

  1. Add and improve content (Quality photo of existing monuments in Algeria)
  2. Recruit new editors
  3. Engage existing editors

We have multiplied our efforts to break a record since the group's first participation in this competition.

  • We have been better than the all participation in this contest.
  • best MENA country by uploaded photos.
  • we collected photos of better quality.
  • we exceeded the 1500 pictures with more new participants



Please report on your original project targets. Wiki loves statistics in Algeria

  •   Uploads
  •   Uploaders
Contest year Uploads Images used in the wikis Uploaders Uploaders registered after competition start
Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 Algeria 1682 64 (3%) 145 126(86%)

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
Number of participants : 50 126 Social Media (FB, Insta, Twitter) advertising and the prizes attracted new uploaders
Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons between: 300 1682 we think we have achieved our goals thanks to the photo walks and advertising on Social Media
Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects : 30 (10%) 64(3%) without any intervention on our part

there was a good estimate of 3%



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?
- In addition to wikimedia project banner supports the Social media (Facebook twitter and Instagram) was worked well to promote the contest
- We have completed and corrected the list of monuments in the wikipedia Arabic and French and English (translation)
- Photos walk are a success
  • What did not work so well?
-The delay of reception of Grants in October, at the end of the contest, urges us to lend funds to launch the contest
  • What would you do differently next time?
- Apply to the grant 2 months before the competition
- We plan to distribute small gifts to the jury team
- We plan to change the destination of the photo walk to different historical sites



Grant funds spent


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

The usergroup recieved $ 1 324,19 into 1,751.90 CAD that amount was changed into local curency DZD 160 002,55 . The rate was DZD 1 = $0.00834 in october.

Total grant to spend $1 752,39

Num Item Total In local Curency
01 Social Media Promotion 9 905,05 DZD
02 Expo photo 12 850,00 DZD
03 T-Chirt 20 000,00 DZD
04 Break for Ceremony Closing 10 500,00 DZD
05 Communications 6 100,00 DZD
06 Upload session 6 000,00 DZD
07 Diploma for winners 3 780,00 DZD
08 Photo Walk in Oran 10 400,00 DZD
09 Photo Walk In Mostaganem 3 050,00 DZD
10 Awards 1st 50 000,00 DZD
11 Awards 2nd 30 000,00 DZD
12 Awards 3rd 1 000,00 DZD
13 Awards Best Quality Uploader 20 000,00 DZD
14 Miscellaneous 15 890,00 DZD
Total 208 475,05 DZD
04 Break for Ceremony Closing WLE 4 500,00 DZD $38,52
Grant 205 500,00 DZD $1 713,87
Total Grant 210 000,00 DZD $1 752,39
Total Remain 1 524,95 DZD $12,75

Remaining funds


Do you have any remaining grant funds?

Thus, the RG WLE 2018 and WLA 2018 were consumed by spending all the remaining funds, as shown above

$12,75 Will Be added to during WLA 2018 Algeria


Anything else


Anything else you want to share about your project?

Expo Photo WLM 2018 WLE2018 Oran


WLM 2018 Photo Walk Oran City Algeria


WLM 2018 Photo Walk Mostaganem City Algeria


Winners of Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in Algria - Best 10 images from the contest