PhilWiki Community/Reports/2018 Report

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Report of activities: 2018[edit]

This page is the Annual Report of PhilWiki Community for the year 2018. It includes the activities of the organization from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

The Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group or PhilWiki Community was formed on 1 June 2015 to served as an organization of unaffiliated Wikipedians in the Philippines.

January[edit]

Two users showed interest in joining the group:

  • January 4 - One (1) Cebuano Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.
  • January 21 - One (1) English Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.

March[edit]

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • March 7 - One (1) English Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.
  • March 28 - The first Annual General Meeting was held at Yellow Cab Pizza, Magsaysay Avenue, in Naga City with 6 members in person and 5 online attendance. Five (5) members was duly-elected as Trustees to serve for a one-year term. They are Irvin P. Sto. Tomas, Froy B. Beraña, Jusan V. Misolas, Maffeth C. Opiana and Ramon O. Olaño, Jr. The election of officers was held via online voting from 12th to 13th of May.

April[edit]

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • April 6 - One (1) Bikol Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.
  • April 20-22 - Steven and Irvin represented the User Group at Wikimedia Conference 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

May[edit]

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • May 5-6 - Maffeth and Irvin represented the PhilWiki COmmunity at the inaugural ESEAP Wikimedia Conference 2018 held in Bali, Indonesia.
  • May 6 - One (1) English Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.
  • May 12-13 - Election of Officers of the newly-elected Board of Trustees was held via online voting. The results are as follow: Irvin P. Sto. Tomas (President), Froy B. Beraña (Vice President), Jusan V. Misolas (Secretary), Maffeth C. Opiana (Treasurer) and Steven A. Fung (Auditor).
  • May 18-20 - As part of the Wiki Loves Earth Philippines community outreach activities, the team conducted promoted Wikipedia at a writing workshop organized by Catanduanes State University (CSU), The Statean, SurTe writers organization, and the provincial government. The team discussed Wikipedia particularly the Central Bikol edition and invited the attendees to participate in the Wiki Loves Earth Philippines contest. Promotional leaflets and stickers were handed out to the participants. On May 20, a photo walk with some of the workshop participants was conducted at Binurong Point.
  • May 30 - One (1) English Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.

July[edit]

  • July 1 - As part of the Wiki Loves Earth Philippines community outreach activities, the Community conducted a Spanish Wikipedia Edit-a-thon during the celebration of Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day in Naga City.
  • July 10 - Final deliberation for Wiki Loves Earth Philippines 2018 winners and top 10.
  • July 28 The awarding event of Wiki Loves Earth Philippines 2018 attended by the first and second prize winner, and special prize winner.
  • July 31 Member discussed future projects namely Wiki Loves Monuments PH 2018, WikiTutorial and Wiki Loves Art in 2019, and refquest for equipment.

August[edit]

As part of the Wiki Loves Monument Philippines community outreach activities, three photography walks were conducted in Cavite, Naga City and Albay.

  • August 21 - Two photography walks were simultaneously conducted in Cavite led by Ira Villanueva within the province, and in Naga City, Camarines Sur led by Maffeth Opiana, Irvin Sto. Tomas and Ian Kenneth Orasa.
The 7-man team of Cavite photographers covered historical sites found in the area including Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Aguinaldo Monument in Trece Martires City, and Thirteen Martyrs of Cavite in Trece Martires, Cavite.
The activity in Naga City was participated by WLM PH team members Maffeth.opiana, Filipinayzd and ChisoyWasabe. FroyAgta failed to show up due to a traffic violation. The group covered four historical landmarks namely Naga Cathedral, Holy Rosary Minor Seminary, Quince Martires del Bicolandia and Jesse M. Robredo Museum
  • August 26 - Photography walks were also held in Legazpi and Tabaco cities in Albay province.

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • August 25 - One (1) Tagalog Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.

September[edit]

  • September 22 - Architecture students of Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST) in Naga City conducted a photo walk within Camarines Sur which had a theme LITRATO: Capturing The Historical Growth Through Synergy of Cultural Diversity. They were able to cover historical strutures in the towns of Calabanga, Bombon, Magarao, Canaman, and Naga City.

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • September 26 - One (1) English Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.

October[edit]

  • October 13 - Monthly Meeting was held in Naga City. The membership application of Franz710 was approved by the Board.

One user showed interest in joining the group:

  • October 28 - One (1) Meta Wikipedia contributor joined the User Group.

November[edit]

  • November 16 - WikiTutorial Session 1 was held at Central Bicol State University of Agriculture in Pili, Camarines Sur.
  • November 16 - Shooting of PH-WC-s greetings for WikiCamp Nepal.
  • November 24 - The Community members and friends gathered for the 11th Bikol Wikipedia Anniversary celebration and Wiki Loves Monuments 2018 in the Philippines awarding ceremony in Naga City.

December[edit]

  • December 24 - Monthly Meeting and Year-end Celebration with 4 attendees. Membership application of Jp2593 was approved by the board.