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From time immemorial, Human trafficking has been a concern to Africa and Nigeria in particular.

A-TIPSOM, Action Against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants an EU funded project intends to partner the Wikimedia Nigeria User Group to train 40 Nigerian Wikimedians across all the four affiliates ( English, Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa) in Nigeria on Human trafficking. The projects intend to introduce the Wikimedia community in Nigeria to gaps in Human trafficking in the country and the inclusion of the contents on Wikipedia and its sister projects.

The partner will fund the cost of Event hall, Accommodation, Flight, local travels and dinner of all wikimedians participating in the event.
targetEn, Yo, Ha, Ig Wikipedia and Wikidata
start date1st of April
end date3rd of April
budget (local currency)NGN 1696338
budget (USD)USD 4080
grant typeWikimedia User Group Nigeria
contact(s)• olaniyanshola15@gmail.com

Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project Goal


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

  1. Increase skills for existing editors in the area of Human trafficking
  2. Add or improve content on Human Trafficking in Nigeria

Project Plan




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 are planning a series of edit-a-thon and tanning
Seminar on contents around Human trafficking in Nigeria

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.

We have sent call for application to all the group in Nigeria see and over 71 applicants have applied for the event.
We have reviewed application and picked 40 applicants for the event.

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

We will reachout to all the selected applicants through their email addresses and phone numbers as provided in the Google form.

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT

Olaniyan Olushola
T Cells

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

Yes, the selected participants are experienced Wiki medians from four affiliates in Nigeria

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

The organizers ( Wikimedia Nigeria User Group and A-TIPSOM )will set up Telegram or Whatsapp group to for post events engagement of the event.

7. 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:

Risk assessment Protocol

8. 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:

  1. Number of events- 3 events
  2. Number of participants- 45 participants
  3. Number of new editors- 0
  4. Number of of articles created or improved- 50
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events)- 40 participants



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).

A-TIPSOM: A EU funded in Nigeria aims to enhance Nigeria's management of migration by more effectively addressing trafficking and smuggling of human beings. They are experts in Human trafficking management.
Partners will provide cost of Accommodations, Flight, local travels, event hall, entertainment and feedings.

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

Project management (Management of the event eg, Booking of flight , Management of editors itinerary, maintain communication with partner and successful editors, recruitment of editors, coordination of training, meetings and reporting (3hrs per day for 8weeks) - 120X USD20= 2400
Gift for best contributors= USD500
Souvenir (Customized 40 Shirts to all participants (40 by 12USD=480USD) + various Wiki Merchandise (40 by 15USD=USD600 )= 1080 USD
Total= 4080USD



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