Egypt Wikimedians/Report/ 2018


ActivitiesEdit

MeetingEdit

We called every member of our user group for a monthly meeting to plan for events and activities.

Wikipedia education program conferenceEdit

we managed a conference in Cairo University to celebrate the achievements of students in the 9th term on Wikipedia education program

WikiGapEdit

Wikimedia Egypt participated in organizing an editathon with the Swedish Embassy in the public library in Cairo.

Wiki Love Monuments 2019Edit

WMEG actively promoted the Wiki Loves Monuments Competition with the following :

  • Advertising the competition through the ORMS mailing list ans social media which has a substantial number of photographers
- :: - Facebook
  • Contact and presentations with photographic societies / clubs to promote the competition
  • A total of 831 photo have been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons from Egypt , with total size 2223 MB


Lessons learnedEdit

What worked well?

Many organizations were interested in hosting edit-a-thons with us,

We generally delivered what we promised and completed the contest successfully.

  • Central notice appears to be the most efficient method for advertisement of this project.
  • We have made good local partners for future collaboration/projects.