Wikimedians of Nepal/Annual Report 2017

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2017 Activities Report from Wikimedians of Nepal[edit]


Wikipedia Outreach Program at en:Kathmandu University[edit]

Outreach program was organized for the students and faculties from Far-Western region of Nepal in Kathmandu University. The students from different disciplines were participated and were eager to know about the Wikipedia. Number of participants was 24 and 3 Wikipedians have facilitated the program. The aim of program was to disseminate the information about Wikipedia, practice of developing Wikis in different languages in Nepal. And to share experiences in and status of Dotyali Wikipedia/Wiktionary.

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date: 23rd February, 2017
  • Time: 3:45PM-5:00PM NST
  • Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kabhrepalanchowk

Facilitators[edit]

Participants[edit]

  1. Ram Prasad Ghimire
  2. Samir Shrestha
  3. Manoj Padey
  4. Karan Singh Ayri
  5. Nabin Raj Bhatt
  6. Sumiksha Bhatta
  7. Dhana Bhatta
  8. Dinesh Bhatt
  9. Sandhya Bohara
  10. Shital Sharma
  11. Roshan Saud
  12. Naresh Bista
  13. Rupa Rokaya
  14. Roshani Rokaya
  15. Barsha Thapa
  16. Yogesh Upreti
  17. Mohan Deuba
  18. Sameer Tamrakar
  19. Sunil Bogati
  20. Paspa Raj Bhatta
  21. Suman Singh Thakuri
  22. Raman Badaila
  23. Tara Singh Saud
  24. Birendra Singh Airi

Project Page[edit]

Image Gallery[edit]

Strategy Meetup in Kathmandu, Nepal[edit]

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The Affiliate-led events for Movement Strategy discussions was held on the 5th August 2017, at Kathmandu, Nepal. The Wikimedia movement wise movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. On this discussion people participated from different background like editors, community leaders, affiliates, developers, readers, technology platforms, institutional partners, media and Bureaucrats.

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date: 5 August 2017
  • Masala Cottage, Kathmandu

Team[edit]

Wikimedians of Nepal and Maithili Wikimedians User Group

Participants[edit]

  1. Saroj Kumar Dhakal
  2. Nabin K Sapkota
  3. Nirjal Shrestha
  4. Nirmal Dulal
  5. Prabin Deo
  6. Bijay Chaurasia
  7. Prabina Karki
  8. Punyashwari Prajapati
  9. Rishi Raj Gautam
  10. Manish Marahatta
  11. Nirajan Panta
  12. Surit Aryal
  13. Subham Ghimire
  14. Manish Jung Thapa
  15. Sandip Sah
  16. Sanjog Dev
  17. Kshitiz Khanal
  18. Jitendra Shah
  19. Reshma Mishra
  20. Dhrub Katwal
  21. Nikesh Balami
  22. Bhupendra Bhatta

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Wikipedia Education Program in Dearwalk Sifal School[edit]

Wikipedia Education Program in Dearwalk Sifal School is a Wikipedia Education Program organized by Wiki Medians of Nepal User Group.

Timeline[edit]

  • 11 August 2017 to 10 November 2017 (Monday-Wednesday-Friday)

Organizing Team[edit]

Outcome[edit]

  • 17 Students learnt skills such as :
    • Typing in Nepali
    • Five Pillars of Wikipedia
    • Critically Analyze the wikipedia articles and ask for the references
    • Add needed references in the articles to verify certain claims
    • Upload Images and add it to the existing articles and Illustrate them
    • Make a copy edit
    • Create new article and complete it with all the components.
  • School and Students were engaged and excited, School Demanded for the next session of the course for the teachers only.

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 in Nepal[edit]

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Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photographic competition to promote cultural monuments around the World through Wikimedia projects (mainly Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons). Starting from the Netherlands in 2010, organized on a European level in 2011 and went global in 2012.

Time Duration[edit]

  • 1st September, 2017 - 30th September, 2017

Project Page[edit]

Organizing Team[edit]

  1. Nirmal Dulal- Coordinator
  2. Mohan K. Duwal - Photowalk Co-ordinator
  3. Santosh R. Pathak - Team Co-ordinator

Top 10 photos[edit]

Programs[edit]

Output[edit]

- We got 17 th position among 52 country with total 3166 photos upload
- 103 Uploader take participation, where 69 (66%) were newly registered
- More than 11+ photowalk were organized inside Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kavre, Rajbiraj, Janakpur and other parts of Nepal
- We organized first time photoride, traveled 80 km+ uptown in 12 hrs and visited 4 major Locations and 161+ monument sites

Media coverage[edit]

Wikipedia Outreach Program at Nepal Telecom Training Center[edit]

The Outreach program was targeted to Retired and Veteran employees of Nepal Telecom. And the program was conducted at Nepal Telecom Training Center, Babarmahal, Kathmandu. The aim of program was to share information about the Wikipedia and discuss on the role of Retired and Veteran employees for the creation of world's largest encyclopedia. Number of participants was 17; the names of participants is listed here in the participant section.

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date: 1st November, 2017
  • Time: 12:15PM-2:15PM NST
  • Nepal Telecom Training Center, Babarmahal, Kathmandu

Facilitators[edit]

Participants[edit]

Krishna Prasad Pokharel Ram Sharan Khatri Murari Prasad Pande
Bijay Lal Shrestha Kamal Prasad Bhattarai Vishwanath Goyal
Rajendra Prasad Pokhrel Bimal Kumar Karki Navaraj Koirala
Hem Bahadur Pradhan Kalidash Kiran Aryal
Mahendra Raj Shrestha Dhurba Kumar Sharma Shiva Prasad Chhetri
Min Raj Khadgi

Project Page[edit]

Image Gallery[edit]

Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary at Kathmandu[edit]

Maithili Wikipedia completed its third year on 7 November 2017. To celebrate the event, Wikimedians of Nepal team members have organized an anniversary celebration event at Kathmandu.

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date: 7 November 2017
  • Masala Cottage, Kathmandu

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Outreach Program at Social Aves[edit]

Outreach/Social Aves

Short outreach session was organized in Social Aves, Lalitpur. Digital media enthusiasts took part in the session.

Mentor[edit]

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date:17 Nov 2017
  • Social Aves, Lalitpur

Participants[edit]

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Wikipedia Editathon and outreach program at Kathmandu University[edit]

Wikipedia Editathon and outreach program at Kathmandu University

3 hours long Wikipedia Outreach and wikipedia editing session was organized in Kathmandu University Department of Computer Science on the occasion of Software Freedom Day.

Mentor[edit]

Date/Venue[edit]

  • Date:16 Sep 2017
  • Department of Computer Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel Kathmandu

Participants[edit]

Image Gallery[edit]

Data-a-thon 2017[edit]

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Wikiproject Data-a-thon 2017 is an annual online/offline event designed and organized by Wikimedians in Nepal since 2015. In 2017, Wikimedians of Nepal and Maithili Wikimedians are collaboratively working with Open Knowledge Nepal (OKN) as co-host under Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) supported by non-profit organization mySociety.

Timeline[edit]

30 November, 2017- 30 December, 2017

Organizers[edit]

Participants[edit]

Goals[edit]

  • To increase wikidata's participation,
  • To create or modify wikidata items,
  • To develop level of Nepali Wikipedia and Nepali contents,
  • To increase Nepali native speakers in Nepali Wikipedia,
  • To promote the contribution of local contents in Nepali Wikipedia,
  • To increase women's involvement in community projects,
  • Establish and consolidate the existence of the Wikimedia Nepal.

Outcomes[edit]

  • 433 Articles Created
  • 630 Articles Edited
  • 6,6100 Total Edits
  • 20 Editors
  • 4,56,000 Words Added
  • 74 photographs uploaded

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