Ewe Wikimedians Community User Group

Ewe Wikimedians Community User Group is a non recognized user-group dedicated to promoting Wikimedia projects in Ewe language. The group has applied for recognition.

The group is open to membership by all interested individuals.

Objectives edit

  • To promote awareness of Wikimedia projects related to Ewe language in Togo and Ghana.
  • To establish the development of Wikimedia projects in Ewe language via the wikimedia incubator, and nurture them to become full projects.
  • To promote editing of Wikimedia projects in Ewe language by organizing events and activities, and recruiting new editors.
  • To promote the development of structured data among Ewe language editors by utilizing Wikidata.
  • To equip editors of projects in Ewe language with the skill and ability for the continuous development of Wikimedia projects.

Activities edit

This user group plans to hold and support the following activities:

  • Meetings: the user group will be organising meet-ups for its members in order to exchange ideas and to find ways to support them to continue editing the projects in areas where they would need help.
  • Trainings/Edit-a-thons: to help new Wikipedians learn editing techniques, to create, translate and improve content in all Wikimedia projects or work on and develop a certain topic which will in return promote the project.
  • Editing contests: the group will be organizing editing contests to encourage existing regular editors to keep editing Wikimedia projects and also encourage non-members/users to join.
  • Photographic Contest and Trips: the group will also organise trips and contests to encourage users to upload and document files to commons which will be used in all Wikimedia projects.

Ongoing Planned Activities edit

  • Formations et concours d'édition sur Ewe Wikipedia: We plan to hold a meetup(physical and virtual) where we will exchange ideas and find ways to contribute to the Ewe language contents in Ewe Wikipedia. New editors will be trained followed by edit-a-thons on Notable Togo female politician. The meeting is scheduled to hold on 15-Dec-2022. The edit-a-thon is will run from 15-Dec-2022 to 30-March-2023.
  • Localizing the Ewe Language: This will be the second meetup schedule to translate the mediawiki core messages to Ewe language on translatewiki. We plan to hold this from 1-April-2023 to 30-April-2023.

Future Activities edit

The usage of Ewe language on Wikidata edit

  • We Look forward to build vocabulary data by adding Ewe language lexemes
  • Add description under Ewe language label (ee) on Wikidata.

Contact information edit

  • Email: ewewikimedians@gmail.com

Members edit

Simply typing three tildes (~), like this: ~~~ below the numbered list, will automatically generate your signature. You are encoraged to sign-up and be a member. You can also reach out to us by sending a quick mail to ewewikimedians@gmail.com

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