Wiki For Senior Citizens Network/Events

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Wiki For Senior Citizens Network

Wikidata 10th Birthday Anniversary 2022[edit]

We had our Wikidata 10th birthday anniversary edit a thon and after a birthday song in celebration of Wikidata. During the edit a thon, the senior citizens were able to grasp a deeper understanding of how data can be used to organize information, access information, and improve their digital and Literacy skills.

WikiLovesAfrica Local Meetup 2023 (Climate and Weather changes in Nigeria)[edit]

Wiki for Senior Citizens Network 2023 Wiki Loves Africa

Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest where anyone across Africa can contribute media related to that year's theme to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other WIkimedia projects. Wiki Loves Africa 2023 Senior Citizens Network encourages participants to contribute media (photographs, video and audio) that illustrate the specific theme for that year. Each year the theme changes. Each year's theme is chosen by the community to be a universal, visually-rich and culturally-specific topics (for example, markets, rites of passage, festivals, public art, cuisine, natural history, urbanity, daily life, notable persons, etc).. Everybody can participate.

This year, Nigeria participates again, and you are encouraged to submit any photos about Climate and Weather in Nigeria between 15th March and 30 April 2023. By submitting your photos to the competition, you share the climate beauty of Nigeria with the rest of the world to enjoy through the internet. We will explain below how to participate, what kind of pictures is eligible.

  • Kindly join the event dashboard to track your uploads.
  • Date: Saturday 18th March 2023
  • Venue:zoom
  • Time:7:30pm

Wiki for Senior Citizen Environment Edit-a-Thon/Training 2023[edit]

AKI Africa Environment
Africa environment wikifocus (Environmental changes in Nigeria)

Wiki For Senior Citizen Network will be organising a series of 2 edit a thon sessions. In these sessions, there will be training and discussion on environmental issues. There will also be editing/improving information on Wikidata and Wikipedia about Nigerian climate activists and environmental experts including local women involved in climate change. Most importantly, the session is hoped to encourage and identify seniors who would wish to dedicate their effort and champion national efforts on climate change issues and follow up contributions to WMF in this regard. This camapign was supported by Africa Environment Microfunding s part of its Africa Environment WikiFocus activities to Celebrates Wangari Maathai Day.

Fall out for this campaign

Timeline 3rd of March to 30th March 2023.

Online Launch and training: 18th March 2023

In-person training & Editathon: 24 and 28th March 2023

Activity Translate-a-thon , Editing Wikipedia and Wikidata

Programs Closure: 30th March 2023

Kindly Join the campaign dashboard to track your edits.

Suggested list of Articles to work on

Nigerian Environment
Title Wikidata image
Shafi Edu Q7461021 File:Shafi Edu, 1987.jpg
Nnimmo Bassey Q472575 Right Livelihood Award 2010-award ceremony-DSC 7916.jpg
Odigha Odigha Q7077788
Ann-Kio Briggs Q18685010
Bashiru Ademola Raji Q22276708
Roseline Konya Q24897084
Akinbode Oluwafemi Q26703679
Adenike Akinsemolu Q28872856 Adenike (cropped).jpg
Mofia Tonjo Akobo Q42666687
Adenike Oladosu Q83719851 AdenikeOladosu2020-ElevateFestival.png
Adesuwa Obasuyi Q87192031 Adesuwa Obasuyi.jpg
Desmond Majekodunmi Q107427154 Desmond Majekodumni in Lufasi Park.jpg
Olumide Idowu Q101230915 WikiForHumanRights 2021 in Nigeria 68.jpg
Tunji Bello Q111274369 Tunji Bello.jpg
Azibaola Robert Q114677043 Azibaola Robert portrait 2.jpeg
Nigeria gully erosion crisis Q25060463 Ikot Effangha gully Calabar.jpg
Climate of Nigeria Q113332030 Koppen-Geiger Map NGA present.svg

Supported by

Africa Environment WikiFocus Organisers
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African Knowledge Initiative Working Group Members
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Gurene Wikimedia Community
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