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Kid Keen 47/Notable Nigerian Sport Ambassadors
In this project, we will add and improve content on Notable Nigerian Sport Ambassadors in Wikidata. These are sports men and women who have won major competitions for Nigeria both in the international, continental and national competitions. There is a substantial lack of content in this area especially female winners which I and my wikidata teammates in this project will create and improve.
targetWikidata English
start date10th July
start year2021
end date2nd October
end year2021
budget (local currency)734,160 NGN
budget (USD)1932 USD
grant typeIndividual
granteeKid Keen 47
contact(s)• chimex.ezeilo(_AT_)gmail.com
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Project Goal[edit]

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  1. Recruit new editors: New editors will join in the project
  2. Increase skills for existing editors: we will improve our skils while doing the project
  3. Add or improve content: content will be added to wikidata

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Activities[edit]

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1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

A series of 5 editathons will be done

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I have put the link in https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Project_chat#Putting_a_wikidatapage_in_edit_mode_via_the_URL

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Through social media handle like whatsapp. we will also be meeting physically

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I am an experienced editor and i will also be working with other experienced editors including user:Oby Ezeilo user:Offordile234

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

Most participants are skilled. Some also have laptops.

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

By telegram, WhatsApp and physical contact

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I will be running an off line event but the place to be used will be spacious and participants will not be up to 10 in each session

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

We target to create more content on female sport winners of major competitions as they are less represented.

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 5
  2. Number of participants 38
  3. Number of new editors 4
  4. Number of of articles created or improved 160
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) 6

Resources[edit]

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I will organize this project with other experienced editors. some of us have laptops and time to execute the project.

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  • Hire of meeting place: 110 X 5 = 550
  • Hire of Laptops: 4 X 30 X 5 = 600
  • Provision for data: = 250
  • Food and drinks: 14 X 38 = 532
  • Total: 1932 USD

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