Gungbe Wikimedians User Group

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Gungbe Wikimedians User Group is a user-group dedicated to promoting Wikimedia projects in Gun(Gungbe) language. The Gun language is a language in the Gbe languages group. It is spoken by the Ogu people in Nigeria and Benin Republic. The group is open to membership by all interested individuals.

Objectives[edit]

  • To increase the visibility of Gungbe language on the internet.
  • To promote awareness of Wikimedia projects related to Gungbe language in Nigeria and Benin.
  • To establish the development of Wikimedia projects in Gungbe language via the Wikimedia Incubator, and nurture them to become full projects.
  • To promote editing of Wikimedia projects in Gungbe language by organizing events and activities, and recruiting new editors.
  • To promote the development of structured data among Gungbe language editors by utilizing Wikidata.
  • To equip editors of projects in Gungbe language with the skill and ability for the continuous development of Wikimedia projects.

Activities[edit]

Gungbe Wikipedia Promotion Video
Meetup of the founding members

This user group plans to hold and support the following activities:

  • Meetings: the user group will be organising meet-ups for its members in order to exchange ideas and to find ways to support them to continue editing the projects in areas where they would need help.
  • Trainings/Edit-a-thons: to help new Wikipedians learn editing techniques, to create, translate and improve content in all Wikimedia projects or work on and develop a certain topic which will in return promote the project.
  • Editing contests: the group will be organizing editing contests to encourage existing regular editors to keep editing Wikimedia projects and also encourage non-members/users to join.
  • Photographic Contest and Trips: the group will also organise trips and contests to encourage users to upload and document files to commons which will be used in all Wikimedia projects.


Recent activities[edit]

Activity Description Timeline Type
WikiActivate Gungbe Meetup followed by Training/Edit-a-thon to Create and improve contents/articles on Gungbe Wikipedia in Incubator 20 Aug 2021 - 30 Sep 2021 Physical/Virtual


Ongoing planned activities[edit]

Activity Description Timeline Type
Meeting/Translate-a-thon Meetup followed by Translate-a-thon to Create and improve contents/articles on Gungbe Wikipedia in Incubator 1 Dec 2021 - 21 Dec 2021 Physical/Virtual
Gungbe on Translatewiki Meetup followed by editathon to translate 500 gungbe phrases on translatewiki.net 8 Jan 2022 - 12 Jan 2022 Physical/Virtual


Future activities[edit]

Activity Description Timeline Type
Gungbe lexeme on Wikidata Training/Edithaton on adding gungbe lexeme on Wikidata To be determined Physical/Virtual
Gungbe labels on Wikidata Training/Edithaton on adding gungbe labels on Wikidata To be determined Physical/Virtual


Primary Contact


Contact information[edit]

Members[edit]

Simply typing four tildes (~), like this: ~~~~ below the numbered list, will automatically generate your signature and date stamp. You are encoraged to sign-up and be a member or send a quick mail to gungbewikimedians@gmail.com

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Affiliations Committee Resolutions[edit]

Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Gungbe Wikimedians User Group