Grants:Wikimedia UG Nigeria Grants/Wikimedia User Group Nigeria Community Support Fund/Umar-askira/Wiki In-Class Workshop In Kaduna State College Of Nursing And Midwifery/report

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

Yes. We met our goals and we are happy with activity with its outputs and result its came out successfully due to the compliance of the school authority. There was active participation of students and lessons learned.


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

Yes, we reached our target on the article edits, participants, references and the number of new editors were up to 17. We had a full participation of experienced editors from Hausa Wikimedians User Group. they done very good edits.
Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
20 participants 27 We reached our goal as we expected by making early invitation and given fast notification to the college Authority.
100 articles to be improved/edits words to be added Created (325), Edited/Improved (1.31k) & total edits for the events activities (2.94k) Our target was reached because the knowledge was shared and assimilated as planned almost 19 experienced editors have make edits to make this project reached it's goals.
We expected to have (10) new participants (17) participants registered with wikipedia during the project events. The school Authority has well organized and urged the selected students to be steadfast during the events and after the events.
To use outreach dashboard to tract the events online activities Check Dashboard Here We successfully created the outreach dashboard and tracked the projects activities.


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  • What worked well?

The training on open knowledge worked very well. The participants were attentive and followed the guidelines. Demonstrations were carried out on the training ground with questions and answers.

  • What did not work so well?
  • We got issue with light and we have to make extra expenditure which was not mentioned in the budget.
  • Some of the participants did not attend in the day 2 of the evnts because of transportation issue.
  • Change of prices results by inflation also is counted as major problem.
  • What would you do differently next time?

Finding a balance at the period of fixing events to allow more participants in attending.


Grant funds spent[edit]

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

  • Food and Drinks: for 27 (participants) x 2 = day 1 = N43,640 (food & Drinks) and Day 2 = 28,540 (Snacks & Drinks) = N72,000 for 2 days

  • Hall: N60,000 for 2 days "We Can't convince the school Authority on 50,000 because of the school's hall maintenance (The school requested 35,000 per day later o we finalize on N60,000)"

  • Writing Materials (Jotters & Pens): Nil (350 x 25 = N8,750) "we used the money to balance the hall rent 30,000 + 30,000 = N60,000"

  • Use of internet (Router subscription: N7500 x 2 = N16,200 "We sent 2GB data Unit to 27 participants (1GB = 300 & 2GB = 600 x 27 = N16,200).

  • T-shirts - for facilitators (5) 4000 x 5 = N 20,000 "The amount of has increase due to the fuel subsidy removal that result price inflation"

  • Transportation for 3 facilitators: N15000 "I end of given facilitators N3500 each"

  • Standing and Flex Banners: Nil the banner's cost is much higher than wat we budgeted "So we use Hausa Wikimedians User Group Banner"

  • TOTAL  : N183,380 "I have to add more from my own pocket money to balance some bills "(N3000)" The project was approved on the total budget of N184,500 but what I received from WUGN was N180,000 and I don't know what actually happed! But the project was went very successful and i add the balance as my personal donation to the project.

[The Budget sheet]

Remaining funds[edit]

Do you have any remaining grant funds?


==Anything else==

Anything else you want to share about your project?

This project was well done according to the well plane and we have made and we have achieved our goals to pass the information and to train the students of Kaduna State Colleg of Nursing Midwifery on wikipedia projcts and the mission of Wikimedia foundation (sharing free knowledge). The school Authority have given us peak cooperation to see the projects was rendered successful. The school provost commented that "this similar project welcomed to be organized so that the students will understand the wikipedia SISTER PROJECTS for well understanding of Wikipedia projects. I always give compliments to Wikimedia User Group Nigeria (WUGN) because you are working tirelessly to give help and SUPPORT TO PROVIDE QUALITATIVE ARTICLES. Although we got financial shortage which leads me to contribute from my own money. I will like to advise WUGN to Look out through the financial aspects by incrementing and rectify the problem.

Thank you WUGN for this 2nd opportunity