Wikimedia Gombe Network

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Wikimedia Gombe Network
Wikimedia Gombe Network

Gombe state on the Nigeria map
Country codeNGR
Founding dateSeptember 1, 2021
Approval dateSeptember 9, 2023
Official language(s)English
Other language(s)Hausa, Fulfulde
Key peopleAtibrarian
Kayode Yusuf
AffiliationsWikimedia User Group Nigeria
TwitterWikimedia Gombe Network
FacebookWikimedia Gombe Network

Wikimedia Gombe Network is a community of Wikimedians dedicated to expanding access to knowledge and information in underserved regions in Northeast Nigeria, particularly in the Gombe State. Its primary aim is to empower local communities by providing them with the tools and resources to contribute to Wikimedia projects.

The network's objectives include promoting open knowledge practices, digital literacy, documentation, preservation of indigenous knowledge, and fostering collaboration between members and local communities and the global Wikimedia movement. Its vision is to create a more inclusive and diverse representation of knowledge online, reflecting the richness of cultures and perspectives from around the world.

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