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Event name[edit]


Participant connections[edit]

Satdeep Gill at FOSSASIA16.
  • User:Ankitashukla: She was the second TPS grantee in FOSSASIA 2016 from India and she gave a talk on collaborative spelling dictionary. I am hoping to start working on this once it gets installed on a server.


Option 1: Shared Experience: What is one way you shared something from your experience with your community (either locally or globally), after the event?
My blog post will be included in the next community digest. Wikimedia Blog/Drafts/FOSSASIA 2016 and new editors on Wikipedia

Measures of success[edit]

  • 8 New editors on 4 different Wikimedia projects.
  • 7 new articles using Content Translation in 4 different languages but these were the first attempts of the editors and some of them were deleted on their respective wikipedias.
  • 7 out of the 8 editors had not contributed to Wikimedia projects earlier.
  • 5 of them found this tool great and other said it is a good tool.
  • Feedback: Integrated translators and mobile version of this tool were requested.


The following expenses were directly paid by the WMF:

  • Return flight = 494.20 USD
  • Accommodation for 4 nights = 553.43 USD
  • Speaker Ticket = 237.18 USD

The following expenses will be reimbursed:

  • Visa expenses = ~32 USD
  • Local Transport = 44.43 USD (In Singapore) + 8.5 USD (In India)
  • Food = ~ 53 Dollars

Amount left over[edit]

I did not receive any grant before hand.

Anything else[edit]