Grants:Project/Rapid/Wikimedia UG Nigeria/ May 2019- November 2019

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Wikimedia UG Nigeria/ May 2019- November 2019
The grant is designed to accomodate six monthly gatherings ( provision has been made for the month that will host WikiIndaba) for members of Wikimedia User Group Nigeria. The grant tends to achieve the under listed project goals ( See the Project Goals below).
targetYo, Ig. Ha, English Wikipedia, and Wikimedia Commons
start dateMay
end dateNovember
budget (local currency)NGN609,554.70
budget (USD)USD 1998.54
grant typeA group
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia UG Nigeria
website (if applicable)Wikimedia User Group Nigeria

Please see the sample Meeting 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. Socialize with community members
  2. Organize a community project
  3. Recruit new editors
  4. Increase skills for existing editors
  5. Increase contributors to Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa language Wikipedia
  6. Improve content
  7. Organizing likely partnership meeting and other activities that will help the growth of the community

Project Plan[edit]


  1. What is the purpose of the meeting and why is it important to your community?
    To serve the purpose of supporting community engagement programs among our members eg monthly meetings.
    To support the discussion of current/future programs especialy WikiIndaba 2019 in Abuja or any ongoing meetings that were not budgeted for in any of our grant.
    To finance local transport to any of our potential partners' offices.
  2. If applicable, what benefits have you seen from doing this kind of meeting in the past?
    Help to recruit more volunteers
    Help to support organization of some of our community events like editathon, photo contest etc.
  1. How will you let participants know about the meeting?
    Wikimedia UG Nigeria
    [ Wikimedia Nigeria mailing list]
  2. How will you keep participants engaged after the meeting is over?
    Social media platforms
    Official mailing list
  3. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?
    If applicable, allocation for Contingecies will care for local transport for meeting with any potential partners.


Note: In addition to your project-specific measures of success, you will also be asked to report on some Global Metrics at the end of your final report. Please keep this in mind as you plan, and we'll support you as you begin your project.

  1. If 6 meetups are organized
  2. If at least 13 people participates
  3. If at least 2 new editors are recruited per meetup
  4. If at least 5 new articles are created and 5 existing articles improved
  5. If at least 2 partnership arrangemnts/talks are concluded


  • This is the estimated budget per meetup:
Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Total (USD) Notes
Cost per workshop
(Sumtotal : 101300 NGN)
1 Mini Hall 1 61300 61300 201 This would cover the cost of a Mini hall in Lagos
1 Alternative power supply 1 10000 10000 32.79
2 Food 20 1000 20000 65.57 This is for light refreshments
3 Wifi 1 (at the venue) 10000 10000 32.78
34 Contingency 1 295 295 0.95
Total (with contingency cost): NGN 101592 (USD 333.09)
Contingency cost: NGN295 (USD)
Grand Total:NGN 101592 (USD 333.09)
Grant for Six Months= 333.09x6USD (1998,54USD)