Niger Republic Wikimedians User Group

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Introduction this User Group was created for Wikimedians of Niger Republic to improve and promote Wikimedia foundation's knowledge project in Niger Republic especially the English, French, Arabic and Hausa Wikipedia.

The User Group is dedicated to recruiting new users and training the existing users to contribute to the wikis, creating opportunities for people interested in volunteer work and forming partnerships that will improve/promote Wikimedia project in Niger Republic.


  • To establish the presence of Wikimedia in Niger Republic.
  • Recruit and train newcomers.
  • Organizing of conferences, workshops, seminers, conventions, meetings, study circle, training programs and other educational activities in collaboration and co-operation with academic/educational institutes, research groups, non-governmental organizations, foreign agencies, governments and any other interested organization for spreading the knowledge and/or use of free and open educational resources and contests in line with Movement's vision.
  • Building a team of volunteers and interested people to write articles (ranging from 100 – 10000 words) about Niger Republic related content.This will be achieved through Edit-a-thons to edit articles, improve existing articles, and more activities to make information related to Niger Republic and Africa as a whole up to date on Wikipedia.
  • Co-operating with individuals, organizations and local authority to receive grants and other materials to improve/promote free knowledge.


This User Group Plans to hold and promote the following activities:

  • Meetings - for the Wikimedians in Niger Republic the User Group will be organizing meet-ups for it's members in order to exchange ideas and to find ways to support them to editing Wikimedia and where they would need help and check what support do they need to continue editing Wikimedia.
  • Promotional campaign and awareness
  • Edit-a-thons -
  • Hackathons;
  • Lectures;
  • Workshops;
  • Photo walk;

Successful Activities[edit]

Upcoming events[edit]

  • Awareness and promotional Campaign in Three major cities of Niger Republic 05-06-2024
  • Online Wikimedia Awareness. 25-06-2024
  • Wikipedia Edit-a-thons in Niger Republic.
  • Online Meet up.02-07-2024
  • Photo Walking in Niger Republic.09-08-2024


  • Photos Upload in Wikimedia Commons by NRWUG.
  • Events by Niger Republic Wikimedians User Group.


On January 23, 2021, we grabbed an Idea and a concept of a way in which we can be able to engage Wikimedians from Niger Republic, subsiquently, I along side user Bajoga2021 joined hand together to make sure that we initiate a user group for the Niger Republic for the activities of Wikimedia project at large. So this user group was created on 27th june 2022. Meanwhile, we would continue to be working really hard to the best of our capabilities so as to enhance this great project of ours towards enlightening, educating people of Niger Republic on Wikimedian activities and the whole world in general.


Contact information[edit]

Primary contact[edit]

Contact us through email:

Social Media Handles

Interested in participating[edit]

Who can join?[edit]

All who feel welcomed to the agenda of Niger Republic and the reduction of the content gap that exist about the country. Niger people living in Niger Republic, in the dispersion and anyone who feels connected to the agenda from all over the world. All are welcome to Wikimedia Niger Republic, a place where Niger Republic content is created and curated by People of Niger Republic.