Wikimedia CH/Micro Grant/Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 in Benin

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Please provide the following information for your micro-grant request:

Your Username: Fawaz.tairou

Your Country of residence: Bénin

Amount requested: $600 (592 CHF)

Details below:

Designation cost ($) cost (CHF)
Awards 1st prize $200

2nd prize $150

3rd prize $100

1st prize 198 CHF

2nd prize 148 CHF

3rd prize 98 CHF

Event Venue $100 98 CHF
Drinks and Snacks $50 50 CHF
Total $600 592 CHF

Planned activity:

  • Report of the participation to Wiki Loves Monuments 2019 in Benin
  • Presentation of the national prize list
  • Awards giving

People involved

(e.g. How many people can benefit from the micro grant you request): Organizer : Fawaz.tairou, and 45 participants (see below).

Please explain what influence your activity will have on Wikimedia Projects

(e.g. quantitative: number of new pictures uploaded to commons, no of new articles created / qualitative: strengthen the community of german-speaking wikipedia authors etc,): Our goals for this contest are :

For photo contest:

  1. At least 25 people participates
  2. At least 500 images are uploaded to Wikimedia Commons
  3. Three months after the contest, 75 of uploaded images are used on wiki projects
  4. At least 13 monuments are photographed

For writing contest:

  1. Number of participants : 20
  2. Number of articles created or improved : 20

In the end, we've got

1397 uploaded photos by 15 uploaders and already 59 photos used in the wikis. We reached these results without our grant validation. To thank and encourage uploaders for our coming activities, we'd like to award the winners as promised in the beginning of the contest.

Please provide links to your contributions after your project or activity ended:

Please provide the links to the categories on Wikimedia Commons, to the articles on Wikipedia or any other contributions on Wikimedia projects:

Important: AFTER having submitted your request, please write an eMail to with your contact details (at least: Name, Surname, Email address)


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Result Accepted.