Hardware donation program/Thiyagu Ganesh

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Your contact information[edit]

your username
Thiyagu Ganesh
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Explain your plan[edit]

Tell us about how you contribute currently, and how you would contribute if WMF were to gift a used laptop to you.

I am a teacher from TamilNadu,India.I have not own Laptop . so i could not contribute continuously in wikipedia. Now I am contributing in tamil wikipedia by using school laptop. If WMF assists me with a used laptop I will be able to contribute more to wiki projects.

Affected projects[edit]

Add the existing Wikimedia projects (Wikipedia, Commons, etc.) and language versions that you seek to impact with this equipment.

  • ta. Wikipedia
  • Wikidata
  • Wikimedia commons
  • ta.Wiktionary

Work you're proud of[edit]

Show us (through links) some of your best Wikimedia work, on or off wiki, to help us get a sense for the kind of work you do. (no more than 3 or 4 links at most, please.)

  • I entered Tamil Wikipedia through "ICT Training" conducted by Tamilnadu Government Education Department to the school teachers in 2015.[1] As a Resource Person, I have given training to the teachers community and encourged them to participate in wiki. [2]
  • I participated in "wikicup 2016" contest and "Asiamonth 2017" [3]
  • As of now, I have created 270 articles [4] and 3370 edits [5]
  • I have participated in online edithons and I won the "FIRST PRIZE" in Project Wiki- 15 , "EDITHATHON WIKI CONTEST 2017" with 100 Articles [6]


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  1. Support Support Thiyagu Ganesh is a teacher who has contributed a lot for Tamil Wikipedia. He has won article writing contests and also introduced Wikipedia to his students and colleagues. If he has a laptop, he can contribute more. --Ravi (talk) 08:01, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  2. Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong supportThiyagu Ganesh is an active contributor and won prizes in various wiki contests. If he gets a laptop it will be very useful for him to contribute more.--Parvathisri (talk) 08:26, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  3. Support Support Also one of the talented Wikimedia Outreach contributor.--Info-farmer (talk) 09:36, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  4. Support SupportJ.shobia (talk) 10:50, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  5. Support Support Fathima rinosa (talk) 10:57, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  6. Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support Sridhar G (talk) 14:28, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  7. Symbol strong support vote.svg Strong support Mahalingam Rethinavelu --TNSE Mahalingam VNR (talk) 14:44, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
  8. Support Support Thiyagu Ganesh contributed a lot for Tamil Wikipedia. If he has a laptop, he can contribute more.--கி.மூர்த்தி (talk) 15:56, 22 February 2020 (UTC)
  9. Support Support Thiyagu Ganesh. He done a Marvellous work in this vengai project can do more if afforded with laptop talk