Grants:PEG/Need DSLR camera and Tele Lens for Discover the Birds of Sulawesi Photographs

This was a submission to the Project and Event Grants Program from an individual in 2013-14, but was withdrawn by that individual before a funding decision was delivered.

Basic information


Project details

Official project name
Discover the Birds of Sulawesi Photographs
Project start date
20 December 2013
Project completion date
20 December 2014
The projet is to collect the birds of Sulawesi photographs, and upload it at Wikimedia Commons.

Financial details

Currency requested
Amount requested in currency requested
Rp. 38.070.000
Equivalent amount in US$ on the date of this submission
US$ 3,339.47
List the exchange rate used to calculate the amount listed in US$
US$ 0.0889 per 1000 rupiah (quoted from on 7 September 2013)

Project lead details

Are you an organization, an individual, or an individual submitting on behalf of a group?
Project lead name
Arief Rahman
Project lead username or email
Ariefrahman email:

Goals and measures of success


Project goal

The goal of the project is to collect birds photographs around North Sulawesi and upload it on Wikimedia under Creative Commons License.

Measures of success

I will consider this project a success if I have uploaded 60 endemic birds of Sulawesi photographs at least (total endemic birds species in Sulawesi is 97) in Wikimedia Commons.

Project scope and activities

List of activities
Funding for this project will pay free birds of Sulawesi photographs for the encyclopedia and put into Commons Wikimedia. After that, it will evolve to the other Wikimedia Project, such as Wikipedia and Wikispecies.

Budget and resources

Project budget table
Camera Nikon D7000 1 Package Rp. 9.970.000 $ 874.56
Lens Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR 1 Package Rp. 26.850.000 $2,355.26
Tripod Benro Tripod A0680TBH00 1 Package Rp. 1.250.000 $109.65
Total cost of project
ID Rp. 38.070.000
US$ 3,339.47
Total amount requested from the WMF Grants Program
US$ 3,339.47


I have strong experience to wild birds photography



Fit to strategy

This project will increased Wikimedia and Wikipedia guests, develop birds category in Wikipedia


If the project will benefit a specific online community, please tell us.
This project will directly benefit to the other birdwatchers, help they to identify birds.

Please provide a brief statement about how the project is related to other work in the Wikimedia movement. For example, does the project fit into a work area such as GLAM, education, organizational development, editor retention, or outreach?
The project falls into the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museum) program area

If successful, will the project have the potential to be replicated successfully by other individuals, groups, or organizations? Please explain how in 1–2 sentences.
This project has a high potential to be replicated by the other poeple and groups in Indonesia.