Talk:COVID-19 support for Wikimedians/India

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Fabulous[edit]

How can Wikimedians from other parts of the world donate money or material supplies to this initiative? Deryckchan (talk) 20:53, 1 May 2021 (UTC)[]

  • Hello Deryckchan, this particular initiative is funded by WMF, through A2K's (APG) program and this does not have an option to donate. Thanks for your kind message. If the program gets expanded requiring donations, we'll let you know. Regards. -- টিটো দত্ত (কথা) 08:27, 3 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Thanks! Deryckchan (talk) 14:25, 27 May 2021 (UTC)[]

add minimum financial support for non-government contributors[edit]

Thanks indeed for this initatives. i filled the google support form. More than a decade (SUL), i am contributing for Tamil WMF projects. Due to my community friend's support, i am still practicing in WMF projects. As a private legal typist, i am earning a low income 1.2 to 1.5 lakh INR per annum. My laptop, my internet connectivity, etc., are gifted by CIS (INDIA) and also from my community friends. I travelled many Indic meet-ups which are arranged by the CIS. During that time, i meet many other Indic community friends. Kindly select atleast 2 contributors from each Indic community and give financial stipend support (per month around Rs.3000-00) for a year.--Info-farmer (talk) 09:51, 6 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Can we leverage this GoFundMe campaign?[edit]

Indians from my alma mater have announced [1] run by [2] with reporting at [3].

Frankly, I was expecting to see a donations link on Google's main google.com page by now, but perhaps we can--as a stopgap measure--ask that such links be included on a Wikimedia- wide global site notice to set an example for the for-profits. My understanding is that this should be proposed on email to wikimedia-l, so please do so to second this motion. Thank you. 2601:647:4D00:2C40:D4C6:B464:AD8:7BF2 17:26, 10 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Oxygen tanks?[edit]

My understanding is that the most severe shortage at present is inhalation-grade oxygen tanks and pressurized oxygen generation equipment. Do we have the capacity to facilitate procurement and shipping of those? 2601:647:4D00:2C40:D4C6:B464:AD8:7BF2 17:29, 10 May 2021 (UTC)[]

No, we don't have the capacity or the funds to do that. Sorry. -- Bodhisattwa (talk) 06:25, 24 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Found defective item inside Covid-19 safety kit[edit]

Hii COVID-19 support team/India.

Today afternoon, I have received your COVID-19 safety kit. I checked those all items properly but Pulse Oximeter is a defective device. After properly inserting batteries inside that device and pressing that's switch ON button. Oximeter not displaying anything as well light indicator also not working. Durga Soren (talk) 15:10, 22 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Thanks... K. N. Medini. She solved my problems.once again thanks to all cis-a2k team. Durga Soren (talk) 12:50, 27 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Non volunteer[edit]

Is this support materials available Non volunteers too? Cz, for example, I am not needy but someone in my neighbors or my village may be needed. If yes, how to apply for that?

--Mahaveer Indra (talk) 16:00, 22 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Sorry, we have limited capacity only to support the WIkimedia volunteers. -- Bodhisattwa (talk) 06:27, 24 May 2021 (UTC)[]

Found defective item/COVID-19 sefety kit[edit]

Hi! @Titodutta: @Bodhisattwa: COVID-19 support team/India, I received my Consignment COVID-19 safety kit that gifted by CIS-A2K. But in the kit pulse oximeter doesn't working even not switch ON. And I have mailed to KN Medini but I didn't get any response from her/him. waiting your response. Thanks! -J. Ansari Talk 15:05, 29 May 2021 (UTC)[]

  • Hello User:J ansari, actually the email id to contact is wmwm(_AT_)cis-india.org. Could you please forward the same email to the mentioned address? We are double-checking to ensure quality. Once we get your email we will take it forward from there. Regards. -- টিটো দত্ত (কথা) 19:02, 31 May 2021 (UTC)[]
  • Hi CIS-A2K, COVID-19 support team, Thanks for sending the kit. Unfortunately, the supplied pulse oximeter is not turning on and I have also mailed to CIS- A2K team (wmwm(_AT_)cis-india.org) . --Dhanalakshmi .K. T (talk) 07:08, 27 June 2021 (UTC)[]

YesY Both the problems are solved. Many times it is a problem with the battery or battery installation, and not an Oximeter issue. Please email us at wmwm(_AT_)cis-india.org if needed. -- টিটো দত্ত (কথা) 06:44, 1 July 2021 (UTC)[]