User:Elisachang/Impact report 2017 Draft

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Purpose of the report[edit]

This form is for organizations receiving Annual Plan Grants to report on their results to date. For progress reports, the time period for this report will the first 6 months of each grant (e.g. 1 January - 30 June of the current year). For impact reports, the time period for this report will be the full 12 months of this grant, including the period already reported on in the progress report (e.g. 1 January - 31 December of the current year). This form includes four sections, addressing global metrics, program stories, financial information, and compliance. Please contact APG/FDC staff if you have questions about this form, or concerns submitting it by the deadline. After submitting the form, organizations will also meet with APG staff to discuss their progress.

Global metrics overview - all programs[edit]

We are trying to understand the overall outcomes of the work being funded across our grantees' programs. Please use the table below to let us know how your programs contributed to the Global Metrics. We understand not all Global Metrics will be relevant for all programs, so feel free to put "0" where necessary. For each program include the following table and

  1. Next to each required metric, list the outcome achieved for all of your programs included in your proposal.
  2. Where necessary, explain the context behind your outcome.
  3. In addition to the Global Metrics as measures of success for your programs, there is another table format in which you may report on any OTHER relevant measures of your programs success

For more information and a sample, see Global Metrics.


Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of active editors involved
2. # of new editors
3. # of individuals involved
4. # of new images/media added to Wikimedia articles/pages
5. # of articles added or improved on Wikimedia projects
6. Absolute value of bytes added to or deleted from Wikimedia projects

Telling your program stories - all programs[edit]

Gender gap bridging movement[edit]

Sambad "100" Women Editathon in March 2017

In the last year, CIS-A2K had assigned a separate intern designated for gender gap bridging initiatives and awareness raising in the communities. The work completed includes but is not limited to gender gap bridging event (edit-a-thons, workshops, training sessions) support, community Code of Conduct enforcement, and the development of a toolkit for the local movement.
Additionally, an action research had been conducted through collecting interview data and survey questionnaires from female editors across different communities and skill levels. The research aims to provide more insights and nuances on the local gender gap bridging movement to further understand women’s experience.
In the past year, CIS-A2K had put more emphasis on pushing the movement beyond an event-conduct level. In other words, the grant year period of 2016-17 marked the transition period where CIS-A2K had mandated more built-in rules and awareness content in various events and training.

Higher awareness within and outside of the communities[edit]

TTT and MWT 2017 Code of Conduct Poster
South Asian Edition - A Wikipedia Gender Gap Bridging Toolkit

In the 2016-17 grant year period, CIS-A2K has coordinated and supported more gender gap bridging events than the previous year, thanks to the partnership between the team and Delhi-based Feminist NGO Breakthrough. However, numbers are not the sole improvement target, CIS-A2K had aimed to integrate the topic of genders and the systemic bias into more programs and events to raise higher awareness.
For instance, besides holding in gender gap bridging workshops or edit-a-thons, CIS-A2K has also carried out awareness sessions in the WEP curriculum at Christ University as well as the annual Train the Trainer (TTT) event.
CIS-A2K's work on awareness building did not stop at the level of "issue identification." The team also considered the lessons on gender sensitization, safe space guidelines, and movement engagement. On gender sensitization and behavioral guidelines, since February 2017, CIS-A2K has published the community event Code of Conduct. The guidelines have been enforced strictly in events coordinated by CIS-A2K; events supported by or associated with the team are also mandated to follow the same.
In terms of movement engagement, CIS-A2K team and interns have developed a South Asian context-focused gender gap bridging toolkit. The toolkit, containing tips in event conduct and advice on behavioural guideline enforcement, aims to help community members better engage with and initiate gender gap bridging movements.

Event improvement[edit]

Jeewan Jyoti workshop for women in the rural region

Besides raising awareness, CIS-A2K has also focused on improving the events and activities in the local gender gap bridging movements. More balanced gender ratio has been emphasized in most events (regardless of the event theme); events such as the Andhra Loyola College Wikisource proofreading workshop had secured 50% of female participation. Moreover, female tutors' presence has also been encouraged in all events if applicable to address the under-representation of women (or female tutors) in the communities.In the 2016-17 grant period, CIS-A2K is also connecting our local movements with global gender gap bridging initiative such as the Asian Women Month and BBC's 100 Women edit-a-thon.
However, CIS-A2K had also noticed the lack of discussion on the intersecting social identities of women - such as women in different class, caste, sexuality, or physical ability. To address such concern, CIS-A2K had held workshops in suburban and rural areas in our focus language communities, in the hope to raise awareness, provide opportunities, and understand their potential and experience in the Wikimedia movements. CIS-A2K will also continue to explore and reach to more diverse groups of women and LGBTQ communities.

Lessons learned[edit]

  • Establishing partnership with feminist organization or institutions has been very helpful and essential to push the movement to the general public
  • Gender sensitization is still much needed and gender gap bridging initiatives should be promoted in a way that men and women (and LGBTQ members) can all participate and contribute
  • On new editor recruitment, ongoing community support (on and off wiki) and gratification are essential to keep female Wikimedians motivated


  • Training in the Indic language typing system often takes more time than the events allow, a pre-event training, online tutorial, and/or cheatsheets provided on the day of may be helpful
  • Not every community or event has adequate female tutors, encouraging past events' participants to become tutors may be helpful
  • Continuity in the gender gap bridging events in the 2016-17 period was still low, so was and retention. In the future, "programs" (instead of simply an "event") with more commitment requirements should be encouraged

Revenues received during this period (6 month for progress report, 12 months for impact report)[edit]

Please use the exchange rate in your APG proposal.

Table 2 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

  • Please also include any in-kind contributions or resources that you have received in this revenues table. This might include donated office space, services, prizes, food, etc. If you are to provide a monetary equivalent (e.g. $500 for food from Organization X for service Y), please include it in this table. Otherwise, please highlight the contribution, as well as the name of the partner, in the notes section.
Revenue source Currency Anticipated Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Anticipated ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Explanation of variances from plan

* Provide estimates in US Dollars

Spending during this period (6 month for progress report, 12 months for impact report)[edit]

Please use the exchange rate in your APG proposal.

Table 3 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

(The "budgeted" amount is the total planned for the year as submitted in your proposal form or your revised plan, and the "cumulative" column refers to the total spent to date this year. The "percentage spent to date" is the ratio of the cumulative amount spent over the budgeted amount.)
Expense Currency Budgeted Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Budgeted ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Percentage spent to date Explanation of variances from plan
A B C D E F G H I J J2 K

* Provide estimates in US Dollars


Is your organization compliant with the terms outlined in the grant agreement?[edit]

As required in the grant agreement, please report any deviations from your grant proposal here. Note that, among other things, any changes must be consistent with our WMF mission, must be for charitable purposes as defined in the grant agreement, and must otherwise comply with the grant agreement.

Are you in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".

Are you in compliance with provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), and with relevant tax laws and regulations restricting the use of the Grant funds as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".


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Resources to plan for measurement[edit]

Resources for storytelling[edit]