Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda

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Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda
"Murakaza neza!"
Wikimedia Community User Group
Rwanda
Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda

Rwanda
LocationFlag of Rwanda Rwanda
Country codeRWA
Approval date9 February 2022
Official language(s)Kinyarwanda, French, English
Other language(s)Swahili, Mashi
Key people
Twitter@WikiRwanda
Facebook@WikiRwanda
Instagram@WikiRwanda
Wikimedians in Rwanda pause for a group photo after the 2030 strategy discussion





Who we are[edit]

An indipendent team of self-motivated individuals who improve articles on Wikimedia Foundation project websites and promote free and open access to knowledge locally in Kinyarwanda,French & English. We also invest in projects that sensitize and train different communities in Rwanda about Wikipedia with much emphasis on Kinyarwanda Wikipedia .

Objectives[edit]

  • To represent the Wikimedia Foundation to the Rwandan Wikimedia contributing community.
  • To promote Wikimedia projects and free content in general and to encourage the use of Wikimedia resources in education in Rwanda in Kinyarwanda & English.
  • To recruit and train interested people to participate to Wikimedia projects in Rwanda.
  • To organize conventions, conferences, meetings, workshops, contests in Kigali and other cities in Rwanda related to collection and sharing free knowledge.
  • Reducing the internet gender gap through training and encouraging more women to participate in the free knowledge sharing processes.
  • To enhance the reading and writing culture of among Rwandan youths

Activities & Projects[edit]

We host many events each year. See some recent and upcoming ones here.

Members[edit]

User: Mutesi Roselyne

Everyone interested in joining us is highly welcome just add your name on the above list or just get in touch with us via the links in grey

Press[edit]

Affiliations Committee Resolutions[edit]

Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda