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Wikimedians of Mali User Group

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Wikimedians of Mali User Group

Location Mali
Country codeML
Official language(s)French
Other language(s)

The Wikimedians of Mali User Group is a local User Group of the Wikimedia Foundation. Its mission is to promote the Wikimedia Foundation and its projects in Mali. One of its core missions is to aid and encourage people to collect, develop and disseminate knowledge and other educational, cultural and historic content in the public domain or other licenses that allows everyone to freely use the knowledge, and to distribute and modify said content for free.



  • Promote the use of Wikimedia projects in Mali.
  • Help Malians to learn how to edit Wikimedia projects.
  • Organize gatherings of Malian Wikipedians.
  • Put more data about Mali.
  • Make partnerships (photo or edit-a-thon contests, etc.) with the local chapters of Mali.


  • Organizing wikimeetups, seminars wiki, wiki-clubs and so on;
  • Organizing article contests, marathons and thematic weeks.


  • 2018: Participation to wikiIndaba in Tunisia
  • 2018: Cration of the facebook page of the Wikimédia Mali
  • 2018: Organise wikichallenge contests in the African schools
  • 2018: Organise The wiki loves Africa in Bamako
  • 2018: Organise the month of the francophone contribution in Bamako
  • 2018: Organise the wikiGap avec with the embassy of Sweden in Bamako
  • 2018: Participation at the wikiconvention francophone in Grenoble
  • 2019: Participation at wikiconvention francophone in Bruxelles
  • 2019: Presentation of Wikipedia at the university ISFIC of Bamako

Future activities

  • Sensitization of people, students, pupils, teachers and individuals to the existence and use of Wikipedia
  • Invite Malian and foreign contributors to be active on Wikipedia contribution projects
  • Write articles on all areas of knowledge that may exist in Mali
  • Organize events to publicize Wikimedia projects and train potential contributors in the use of wiki
  • Create wiki projects adapted to Mali
  • Participate in Wikipedia sister projects

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Becoming a member

Anyone can become a member of the Wikimedians of Malian User Group. To become a member, message us on the talk page.

Individuals or organizations who want to support Wikimedians of Malian User Group can also become collaborator members.

Please contact our membership team by email at Talk page if you have any further questions about becoming a member of Wikimedians of Malian User Group.

Founding Members

  1. N'fana DIAKITE
  2. Renaud GAUDIN
  3. Reda Kerbouche

Designated Contacts for Wikimedia Foundation

  1. N'fana DIAKITE
  2. Renaud GAUDIN
  3. DynaGuide

Interested in Participating

  1. User:FatGueye
  2. User:DynaGuide
  3. User:TadinaD
  4. User:MarianneDem
  5. User:Moses-f
  6. User:Ammaly13
  7. User:Lamyatou
  8. User:Fatima_IB
  9. User:SDama
  10. User:AmbobyDiarra
  11. User:AminataGT
  12. User:El_Hadj_Malick_M
  13. User:NoirObscure
  14. User:Modibo_DAMA
  15. User:Rgaudin
  17. User:Masssly
  18. User:18MMATU
  19. User:Akqussi06
  20. User:HGcoulibaly
  22. User:Élèvedespoètes
  23. User:Masdell'arté
  24. User:Pap Niamey
  25. User:Ismoone
  26. User:Monsieur qualité
  27. User:DIT92
  28. User:Nadia Diallo
  29. User:Chachasidibe
  30. User:Mytique_sidibe
  31. User:Baba Gaby
  32. User:DAOU Oumar
  33. User:Thiam Maimouna
  34. User:MOUNE NANA
  35. User:BenArts1

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