Maithili Wikimedians User Group/Annual Report 2017

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Report of activities: 2017[edit]

January[edit]

Wikipedia 16 Celebration[edit]

Wikipedia Day 16 is a fun Birthday bash and Meetups to be held on Sunday, January 15, 2017, hosted by Maithili Wikimedians at mid sized town of Nepal, Rajbiraj. The Wikipedians from Nepal and local students of Rajbiraj are invited to gathered and celebrate the Birthday Bash.

The Wikipedian gathering is one of a number of Wikipedia Day celebrations worldwide.

Wikipedia Education Program: Kshitiz Educational Foundation[edit]

Maithili Wikimedians conducted Wikipedia Education program in Kshitiz Educational Foundation, Rajbiraj. The education program is held for 2 days to create awareness about Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects as well as to boost the Maithili Wikipedia Mission 10 event. The students of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Intermediate level (10+2) students are part of the education program.

February[edit]

Felicitation Program: Wiki-a-thon 2[edit]

Wiki-a-thon 2016, an online and offline edit-a-thon competition organized by Maithili Wikimedians on Maithili Wikipedia during July 25, 2016 to September 20, 2016. To felicitate the winners of the Wiki-a-thon 2016, Maithili Wikimedians organize an event on 11th February, 2017. This open event was attended by around 40 participants. Most of the participants were from schools and colleges of Saptari District.

March[edit]

Women Edit-a-thon 2017[edit]

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Women Edit-a-thon 2017 is a local online as well offline Edit-a-thon competition organized by Maithili Wikimedians in Maithili Wikipedia on the auspicious occasion of International Women's Day to acquire specially the women's participation in the creative works.
The Women Edit-a-thon shows solid impact on Maithili Wikipedia. During the Edit-a-thon competition 89 women related new articles were created and 15 articles were modified. In aggregate, 9 Maithili Wikipedians takes part to success the event.

May[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal is an international photographic competition to promote natural heritage sites around the World through Wikimedia projects (mainly Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons). Maithili Wikimedians in Wikimedia Commons organized a month long international photographic competition to promote the natural heritage sites of Nepal. The photographic competition is begins on 1 May, 2017 and ended on 31 May, 2017.

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal- Outreach Program[edit]

To promote the natural heritage sites of Nepal, Maithili Wikimedians organized the series of photo walk with the photographers in different parts of the country.

Outreach program in Ilam, Nepal[edit]

Outreach program in Kathmandu, Nepal[edit]

Outreach program in Chure Region, Nepal[edit]

July[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal Felicitation Program[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal

To felicitate the winners of the Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal, Maithili Wikimedians organized an event on 29th July, 2017 at Kathmandu, Nepal.


August[edit]

Maithili Wikimedians Strategy Meetup in Kathmandu, Nepal[edit]

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The Affiliate-led events for Movement Strategy discussions was held on the 5th August 2017, at Kathmandu, Nepal. The Wikimedia movement wise movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. On this discussion people participated from different background like editors, community leaders, affiliates, developers, readers, technology platforms, institutional partners, media and Bureaucrats.


November[edit]

Maithili Wikipedia Sampadanthan[edit]

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Maithili Wikipedia Sampadanthan is a online Edit-a-thon competition organized by Maithili Wikimedians in Maithili Wikipedia on the occasion of Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Birthday. The competition is organized to create articles about different localities and to gather the participation of inactive wikipedians of Maithili Wikipedia.

Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary[edit]

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Maithili Wikipedia completed its third year on 7 November 2017. To celebrate the event, Maithili Wikimedians team members have organized an event to facilitate the winners of Maithili Wikipedia Sampadanthan and the anniversary celebration. Community members have organized a 7 days Edit-a-thon to create new articles on Maithili Wikipedia, which started on 1 November and lasted to 7 November. During the online Edit-a-thon, 82 new articles were created. The event was reported in the Rajbiraj Today, News Today, Mithila and Aajko Waatawaran newspapers of Nepal.

Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary at Kathmandu[edit]

Maithili Wikipedia completed its third year on 7 November 2017. To celebrate the event, Maithili Wikimedians team members have organized an anniversary celebration event at National capital Kathmandu. The event was held at Masala Cottage. The local wikmedians of Kathmandu met each other and success the event.