Grants talk:Project/Rapid/WikiSalud-UCV/Report

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Hi Dennis6492 and Oscar .. Thank you for this report and all you work on the project!

  1. Sounds like there was so good learnings around event organization, social media use, as well as the kind of editing activities most suitable for this type of one-day editathon.
  2. Considering the political situation in Venezuela it is very impressive that you were still able to organize the event and that people were engaged.
  3. Would you consider partnering with UCV again? Did any of the participants express interest in similar future activities or continued work on the Wikimedia projects?

Best, Alex Wang (WMF) (talk) 23:38, 19 December 2017 (UTC)

Hi Alex. Thank you and all of WMF for your support during this project!
Indeed, we learned some new lessons about event organization, social media use and how to organize our activities for the day of the event, we also reinforced several lessons learned from previous projects. For this event, social media was a great tool which helped us promote and let people know about the event and the Wikimedia movement. We will use what we've learned for future projects.
About Venezuela's current situation, it was a bit difficult, but worth it, it's encouraging to see people get engaged in this during these times, sometimes it impresses us as well, we hope to continue providing this spaces for free knowledge and for Venezuelans to know our projects and how to be part of them. We've been trying to do events all year long with several partners but most have not seen the light due to this situation, we even had to move several times the date of this event, again, thank you for your understanding, patience and support. We hope to fare better next year.
And finally, yes we will keep partnering with UCV, particularly with the School of Medicine, the people which partnered with us for this event, they are very interested in doing "Wikipedia en el Aula" and in doing something similar to WikiMed in the near future.
Thank you for your continued support, we will continue to work towards our goals.
Cheers, Dennis6492 (talk) 03:37, 20 December 2017 (UTC)