Grants:Project/Rapid/WikiInteract

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DykEffect/WikiInteract
After a successful WikiLockdown, WikiSanta and WikiActivate, WikiInteract is proposed to consolidate, Interact and discuss with both old and new editors on the successes gained and also improve on the shortfalls of the previous projects. We also intend to have a session of discussion on the implementation phase of the Wikipedia movement Strategy. This project aims at Signing Up of new editors, improve/edit articles, and discussing the Implementation phase of the ongoing Wikipedia movement Strategy to our growing community.
targetWikipedia English, WikiCommons, Wikidata
start date10th, July
start year2021
end date24th,July
end year2021
budget (local currency)466,299 Naira
budget (USD)1135 USD
grant typeIndividual
granteeChukydyk
contact(s)• chukydyk6(_AT_)gmail.com
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Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. Increase skills for existing editors: by writing independent articles
  2. Add or improve content: upload and improve content
  3. Introduce Wikipedia movement Strategy to our growing community.


Project Plan[edit]

Activities[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 plan to organize 2 editathon and trainings with one discussion session during this project. We will make use of online platforms such as Telegram and Google meet to carry out this training.

2. How will you let your community know about the event? Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

We have an already existing Telegram group where we will inform existing wikipedians and we will also run a Facebook and Twitter ad to notify new interested participant

3. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?

Yes

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

We will host the events virtually on Telegram and Google Meet. We will ensure sure that participants know the time and schedules for the events by a pinned message on the Telegram group and an SMS/Call reminder to there various contact. Also we will subscribe internet for those who can’t afford it but are interested in the training.

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

We will continue engaging participants through sending emails and updates relating to Wikipedia on the group

6. 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:

No, The series of events will be virtual

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

Impact[edit]

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

  1. Number of events 3
  2. Number of participants 20+
  3. Number of of articles created or improved 30+
  4. Number of new editors 5+

Team Members[edit]

Resources[edit]

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).

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

No. Expenses Explanation Amount ($)
1. Graphic design Design of Posters and flyers and certificate 150
2. Online advertising campaign Social media campaign- Facebook and Twitter promotions 150
3. Communication Airtime for Communication between organizers, Reminder calls and SMS to Participants 60
4. Internet Subscription Internet Support for participants for the 3 events and Internet used for training 450


5. Gift Cards First Prize $100
Second Prize $50
Third Prize $30
180
6. Consolation gifts for top 5 participants This to encourage them to keep up with improving Wikimedia projects 20
7. Production of Wikipedia20 Stickers Swags that will be dispatched to Participants 75


8. Contingency and miscellaneous expenses 50
Total: $1,135

Endorsements[edit]

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  • Support: This is laudable and it shows continuity.--Samatics (talk) 22:11, 19 June 2021 (UTC)