Grants:Project/Rapid/Yoruba Wikimedians User Group/Wikipedia 20th Anniversary/Report

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Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2020-21 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.



Goals[edit]

Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went?

Yes, we met our goals and we are very happy with how the project went

Outcome[edit]

Please report on your original project targets. Please be sure to review and provide metrics required for Rapid Grants.


Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
at least 25 people participate: 28 people participated. A total of 28 people of which 12 are new editors. Although, a few of them left before the end of the event
at least 10 new people participate 12 new editors participated We are happy with this number
at least 5 people help organize the event More than 5 people helped the event More than 5 people helped organized the event. User:T Cells joined us online as he was in Badagry to support the event there.
If at least 20 articles created or improved (if applicable) More than 20 articles were created or improved after the event More than 20 articles were created or improved after the event as there were no room for editing on that day. Some of the articles created or improved are listed below:
If at least one awareness video is produced and viewed by at least 10,000 people one awareness video was produced and viewed by over 26,000 people. See the viewership on the Yoruba Wikipedia fan page on facebook here and see it on Wikimedia Commons here It's a 2-minutes video. So, we promoted it on facebook only as Twitter will break it into 15 seconds and would be useless for viewers there.


Learning[edit]

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?
  1. The timely disbursement of funds by the WMF worked well.
  2. The timely delivery of event items such as foods, cake etc worked well
  3. The attendance of members of the user group was encouraging
  4. The video production management was very professional and that really worked well.
  • What did not work so well?
  1. There were no enough time for content creation
  2. Getting celebrities to feature on the video took time as they are usually very busy people. Many thanks to the two celebrities that featured, Mr. Wale Okunnu and Ms. Oluwadamilola Oni for featuring
  • What would you do differently next time?
  1. In the future, will begin engagement of celebrities early enough, at least a month before video production.

Finances[edit]

Grant funds spent[edit]

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

Expenses documentation[edit]

Exchange in local currency is based on the Oanda.com

Date Time City Vendor/receiver Items Amount Local Currency Currency in Dollars (USD) Purchase Purpose of purchase Receipt status
10th January. 2021 10:20 AM WAT Lagos, Nigeria Business world event Center Event hall 100,000 NGN 260.54 Event hall for Wikipedia 20th anniversary Event hall for Wikipedia 20th anniversary Receipted
11th January. 2021 12:05 PM Lagos State, Nigeria Yemi Legend Food, drinks & cake 170,000 NGN 443.8 Food, drinks, coffee & cake for event Food, drinks, coffee & cake for event Receipted
12th January 2021 1:00 PM WAT Alimosho, Lagos Nigeria Ad-Monseg Enterprises Stationery, shirts & customized facemasks 110,000 NGN 287.22 Stationery, shirts & customized facemasks for participants Stationery, shirts & customized facemasks for participants Receipted
11th January 2020 1:00 PM WAT Ibadan, Nigeria T&K Studio Video production 250,000 NGN 652.787 Video Production for Wikipedia 20th Anniversary Video Production for the campaign Wikipedia 20th Anniversary Receipted
5th January 2021 - 16th Jan. 2020 4:00 PM WAT Lagos Nigeria ISP (MTN & Airtel Network) Internet and airtime for phone calls 20,000 NGN 52.22 Internet and airtime for phone calls Internet for coordination Not receipted
14th Jan. 2021 2:00 PM WAT Lagos Nigeria DJ Ton DJ service 30,000 NGN 78.33 DJ services at the event center DJ services at the event center Not receipted
15th January 2021 11:00AM Lagos State Facebook Wikipedia 20th video promotion 12,300 NGN 32.11 Wikipedia 20th video promotion Wikipedia 20th video promotion Receipted
14th Jan. 2021 12:25PM WAT Lagos State Mr. Ojo Digital banners and other promotion material design 50,000 NGN 130.55 Digital banners and other promotion material design Digital banners and other promotion material design Not Receipted
15th Jan. 2021 8:25 AM WAT Lagos State Sherfex Oil & Gas Int'l Fuel 24,000 NGN 62.53 Car Fueling for pre-visit to the event center and during the event Car Fueling for pre-visit to the event center and during event Receipted

Remaining funds[edit]

The funds remaining from this grant in the amount of US$4 were deducted from another grant payment for Grants:Project/Rapid/Agbalagba/Yoruba_Wikipedia_Radio_Program.

Do you have any remaining grant funds?

4 USD

Anything else[edit]

Anything else you want to share about your project?

  • Here are few of the photos from the event the event: