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Wikimedia User Group Rwanda
Murakaza neza!

Wikimedians in Rwanda pause for a group photo after the 2030 strategy discussion

Who we are[edit]

A team of self-motivated individuals who improve articles on Wikimedia Foundation project websites and promote free and open access to knowledge locally in Kinyarwanda & English. We also invest in projects that sensitize and train different communities in Rwanda about Wikipedia with much emphasis on Kinyarwanda Wikipedia .

Objectives[edit]

  • To represent the Wikimedia Foundation to the Rwandan Wikimedia contributing community.
  • To promote Wikimedia projects and free content in general and to encourage the use of Wikimedia resources in education in Rwanda in Kinyarwanda & English.
  • To recruit and train interested people to participate to Wikimedia projects in Rwanda.
  • To organize conventions, conferences, meetings, workshops, contests in Kigali and other cities in Rwanda related to collection and sharing free knowledge.
  • Reducing the internet gender gap through training and encouraging more women to participate in the free knowledge sharing processes.
  • To enhance the reading and writing culture of among Rwandan youths

Activities & Projects[edit]

We host many events each year. See some recent and upcoming ones here.

Members[edit]

Everyone interested in joining us is highly welcome just add your name on the above list or just get in touch with us via the links in grey boxes above!