Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group

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Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group

Location of Myanmar (green) in ASEAN (dark grey)
LocationMyanmar Icons-flag-mm.png
Country codeMMR
Legal statusvoluntary and non-profit organization
Approval date31 January 2020
Main officeYangon
Official language(s)Burmese
Other language(s)English
Kachin
Kayah
Karen
Chin
Mon
Rakhine
Shan
AffiliationsESEAP
Mailing listwikimedia-mm
TwitterMyanmar Wikipedia
FacebookMWCUG
Myanmar Wikipedia

Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group (MMR) is a Wikimedia user group for people living in, interested in or connected to Myanmar and also its relations/connections to the neighboring countries and around the world.

Objectives[edit]

  • Organize outreach program and workshop online or offline to promote Wikimedia projects in Myanmar
  • Help people in Myanmar learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • Help minority languages users in Myanmar to setup their own Wikimedia projects
  • Gather more Myanmar related data to contribute to Wikimedia projects


Activities[edit]

Planned[edit]

  • Planning to conduct seminar by Myanmar Wikipedia and Shan Wikipedia at Taunggyi, Shan State in January 2020
  • Planning to conduct seminar by Myanmar Wikipedia and Mon Wikipedia at Mawlamyaing, Mon State in February 2020
  • Co-operate with Phandeeyar Accelerator (www.phandeeyar.org) to conduct monthly workshop in Yangon in 2020
  • Co-operate with Ministry of Education to start off Wikipedia in Education initiative
  • Co-operate with Ministry of Culture to start GLAM-initiative in Myanmar

History[edit]

  • Organize Myanmar Wikipedia Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand in 2009
  • Participate at NetMonday event organized by Telenor Myanmar as Main Contributor and talk about Wikipedia to more than 2,000 University students at Dagon University, Yangon in 2014
  • Participate at similar NetMonday event and talk about Wikipedia to more than 2,000 University students at Mandalay University, Mandalay in 2014
  • Organize Wikipedia Editing Workshop at Mandalay University, Computer Science Department in 2014
  • Organize Wikipedia Seminar in Yangon, Myanmar on October 2018
  • Organize Wikipedia Seminar in Mandalay, Myanmar on November 2019

Strategy 2021[edit]

Please find the following link for Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group Strategy 2021 written in Myanmar Language.
MWCUG_Startegy_2021

Contact information[edit]

Information for New Members[edit]

If you are interested to join our user group, you can add in your Username to below section "Interested in Participating". Feel free to contact User:Zawthet or User:Ninjastrikers if you need further information. Alternatively, you can contact us via Myanmar Wikipedia Facebook Group.

Interested in participating[edit]

Affiliations Committee Resolutions[edit]