Grants talk:Project/Rapid/Art and Feminism in the Philippines Edit-a-thon

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Comments from WMF[edit]

Hello, Kunokuno, thank you for your grant request, we're glad to see that you are planning to organize an Art and Feminism event in the Philippines. I have a few questions and comments that I would like you to respond to:

  • We think that having 10,000 PHP Contingency expenses is not reasonable for a request with only 60,800 PHP budget. Please kindly reduce these expenses to 5,000 PHP and readjust the budget.
  • How will you be monitoring and tracking the edits of the participants? If you don’t have any specific plans, please consider using the Outreach dashboard.
  • Given that you have a specific topic for the edit-a-thons, are you considering making a list of suggested articles for the participants?
  • In the proposal you mentioned that you will be handing out flyers and posters. Who is going to create and print those outreach materials? Have you budgeted this cost in your request?

Thank you again for your contribution to Art and Feminism campaign. Best regards, DSaroyan (WMF) (talk) 06:38, 14 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Hello DSaroyan (WMF), Thank you for your questions and comments. Here are my answers:

1. Included in the contingency expenses is the budget for printing of flyers and posters. However, I can readjust it and settle with 5,000 PHP.
2. I will be using the Outreach Dashboard for monitoring and tracking the edits of the participants and we can use the #Art&FeminismPH2020.
3. Yes, I will be preparing a list of suggested articles to maximize the amount of time we can consume on editing. The list would include articles on arts and feminism issues and relevant events here in the Philippines. I will be sending the list prior to the event in order for the participants to have ample time for preparation and review of notable articles.
4. Flyers and posters are part of the contingency expense. My fellow Wikimedians will be in charged of creating and printing this outreach materials. Printing of flyers and other outreach materials would amount to approximately 2,500 PHP.

Best regards, Kunokuno (talk) 07:59, 14 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Hello, Kunokuno, thank you for your prompt response. I'm glad to see that you'll prepare a list of suggested articles and use the Outreach Dashboard. If your contingency expenses also include the expenses of printing flyers and posters, I kindly request to set the printing expenses as a separate expense line in your budget thus reducing the contingency expenses.--DSaroyan (WMF) (talk) 08:54, 14 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]


Hello DSaroyan (WMF), I have already adjusted the budget according to your suggestion. Thank you. Kunokuno (talk) 09:50, 14 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Approved[edit]

Hello Kunokuno, thank you for responding to my questions and for adjusting the budget. I am approving your grant request. Best regards, DSaroyan (WMF) (talk) 06:08, 16 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Receipts due date extension[edit]

Good day!

I have already created the draft report (https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Rapid/Art_and_Feminism_in_the_Philippines_Edit-a-thon/Report). You can also view our accomplishments here : https://bcl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Art_and_Feminism_in_the_Philippines_Edit-a-thon_2020 / https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/Kunokuno/Art_and_Feminism_in_the_Philippines_2020/home.

I fully understand the documentation of expenses which is a must for every grant. However, given the current situation, I would like to ask for an extension for me to submit the needed receipts and attachments to support my report. I am currently residing here in Caranan, Pasacao, Camarines Sur since I was deployed here for my job but I was actually living at Naga City. The entire Luzon area have been advised for Enhanced Community Quarantine and lock downs for every city is strictly implemented. For this reason, I cannot fully accomplished the needed report as long as the lock down is not yet lifted by the National Government. Mostly of my supporting documents were left at my home in Naga City. If it would be possible for the Wikimedia Foundation to permit me for this plea, I will submit the supporting documents as soon as things are settled here in the Philippines. The cases for COVID-19 here is still increasing as days pass by but I do hope that this would end in time.

Thank you so much.

Kunokuno (talk) 14:46, 22 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Request approved[edit]

Hello Kunokuno, thanks for creating the final report from your project! I'm sorry for the challenges you have to face due to COVID-19, and I acknowledge the obstacles preventing you to submit the expense documentation for your project. I extended the report due date to October 15, 2020. If things are not settled in the Philippines by then, please let us know, and we will grant another extension. Please stay safe and take care! Best regards, DSaroyan (WMF) (talk) 09:40, 24 April 2020 (UTC)[reply]