Wikimedia Philippines/Projects/Phil Wiki Expansion/Congress

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Legal name of chapter
Wikimedia Philippines Inc.
Grant contact name
Roel Balingit
Grant contact user-name or e-mail
Namayan /
Grant contact title (position)
Project lead name
Roel Balingit
Project lead user-name or e-mail
Namayan /
Project lead title (position), if any
Project coordinator
Full project name
Philippine Wikipedias Expansion Project - Congress
Amount requested (in USD)
Provisional target start date
April 1, 2012
Provisional completion date
May 30, 2012

Budget breakdown[edit]

Category Allocation in PHP Amount in USD


The project will be the first phase of the Philippine Wikipedias Expansion Project. The Congress will attempt to gather project administrators and the most active editors of the eight Wikipedia Projects in Philippines languages which are:

While open invitations will also be sent to Filipino editors of the English Wikipedia.

The Congress serve as an opportunity to plan and thresh out language policy disputes which is commonly hounding most Philippine languages. It will invite resource persons from the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, UP's Sentro ng Wikang Filipino and other institutions of languages to guide how the projects should formulate their policies especially in translating foreign terminologies.