Supporting Indian Language Wikipedias Program/Support/deadrat

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Contact details[edit]

Wikipedia username 
deadrat
Email (optional) 
deadrat@fedoraproject.org


Your contribution[edit]

Please tell us which existing Wikimedia projects (Wikipedia, Commons, etc.) and language versions you are contributing to, and some of your best contribution towards the project and movement. Please add relevant Wiki/external link wherever applicable

  • Tamil Wikipedia. I would like to contribute to Tamil Wikipedia. Though I have a decent mobile phone and access to a friend's computer (when he isn't using), lack of own computer prevents me from writing articles in my convenient time. I had to wait till my room mate finishes his task.
  • English Wikipedia
  • Wikimedia Commons. I upload pictures related to Tamil Nadu whichever I take. As a phone was recently gifted to me, I take pictures and upload them to commons under CC0 which might have any educational value.
  • I have not participated in Tamil Wikinews project so far, but I am very interested to participate in it and to make the project site active again, at least with the updates of important news.
  • My global user contribution (Please note that the landing page is Limited to 20 results per wiki.)
  • My Global account information

Support details[edit]

Support type[edit]

What type of support you need

  • Laptop YesY
  • Internet YesY

( I currently have internet provided by my college. If I have a laptop alone I can manage. But it would be really helpful if I have an internet as I would soon finish the term and join an internship. But if there is someone who has immediate requirement for the internet, I would wish to give them preference )

Reason[edit]

Why do you need this support (Internet and laptop)

I would like to actively participate in Tamil Wikipedia. I had an old laptop for sometime, but I was using GNU/Linux and I used to localise the software. Now I only have the mobile phone and with this, I am not able to actively participate in contributing to Wikimedia projects. I am in my college and even once I complete, I don't think I can get a computer soon. I have to clear the educational loan and then struggle to become a middle class from poor is quite high. Having a laptop would really motivate me to participate actively in the Wikimedia projects.

Future activities[edit]

How will you use this in the next six months?

I would like to create and improve articles in Tamil Wikipedia, especially the ones relating to Economic, Business Management, Socialism and Politics. I am very excited about the Tamil Wikiversity which is in Beta. I would contribute to it and spread information about it and get my friends to join me to get a Tamil Wikiversity domain.

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