Open main menu

Grants:PEG/AbhiSuryawanshi/Wikipedia Club Pune

Withdrawn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was a submission to the Project and Event Grants Program from an group, organization, or individual in 2013-14, but was withdrawn by that group, organization, or individual before a funding decision was delivered.


Legal Name of chapter

Wikimedia India

Wikipedia Club Pune Golden Globe
Grant contact name

Abhishek Suryawanshi

Grant contact user-name or e-mail

i.abhishek.suryawanshi@gmail.com

Grant contact title (position)

Pune Community Member, Campus Ambassador for India Education Program

Project lead name

Abhishek Suryawanshi

Project lead user-name or e-mail

User Name : AbhiSuryawanshi E-Mail ID : i.abhishek.suryawanshi@gmail.com

Project lead title (position), if any

Pune Community Member, Campus Ambassador for India Education Program

Full project name

Wikipedia Club Pune

Amount requested (in USD)

$1138.09

Provisional target start date

15th Jan 2012


Budget BreakdownEdit

Item Amount in   Amount in $
Stationary
Posters (For outreach)  20 x 50
Handbook (For new Editors)   10 x 50
Flex  200 x 5
Total

 1000
  500
  1000
 2,500
$49.47
Total  2,500 $49.47

Assumption is that $1 = INR 52.2972 [1]

Project scopeEdit

  • Group(s) of 5 members along with mentor will work on English Wikipedia. The objective is to improve the quality and increase the number of articles on English Wikipedia.
  • Group(s) of 5 members along with mentor will work on Hindi Wikipedia. The objective is to improve the quality and increase the number of articles on Hindi Wikipedia.
  • Group(s) of 5 members along with mentor will work on Marathi Wikipedia. The objective is to improve the quality and increase the number of articles on Marathi Wikipedia.
  • Group(s) of 5 members along with mentor will work on Bengali Wikipedia. The objective is to improve the quality and increase the number of articles on Bengali Wikipedia.
  • Group(s) of 5 members along with mentor will work on Gujarati Wikipedia. The objective is to improve the quality and increase the number of articles on Gujarati Wikipedia.
  • In addition to engaging in collaborative editing in the above mentioned Indic Wikipedias, the group will also contribute to:
  • Wiktionary
  • Commons
  • GLAM
  • Club activities will include:
  • Lead fun Wikipedia Orientation workshops
  • Periodic Interesting Field Trips to various places (Multiplexes,theaters,car factories,blood banks etc)
  • Wikification of collected content during field trips
  • Increase Content on Indic Language Wikipedia
  • Engage in collaborative editing to improve quality of articles
  • Conduct tours like Wikipedia Loves Pune
  • Hold trivia nights and organize social events to raise awareness
  • Represent Wikipedia at student fairs/college fests to recruit new editors and participants
  • Conduct outreach sessions on campus to increase awareness amongst students, faculty and administrative staff at the university.
  • Spread awareness about Pune Wikipedians and various Wiki activities.
  • This would be a major outreach program that would boost the growth of Wikimedia projects in English & other Indic Wikipedias amongst students.
  • Wikimedia India Programs team has promised resources in terms of people as well as organisational support as may be required by the Club.

Project GoalEdit

  • Reach out to more students to increase their understanding of how Wikimedia projects work, and enable them to pass this knowledge on to others.
  • Improving and building upon contributions to Wikimedia projects in English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Commons etc.
  • Increasing visibility, reach and access to Wikimedia projects amongst students, especially in Pune.
  • Sign up students interested in our various activities & any other training workshops planned.
  • Conduct outreach sessions in universities, student fests, fairs etc.

Non-financial requirementsEdit

  • Stickers (100)
  • Buttons (100)
  • Local volunteer support from Pune and other cities and towns.

Other benefitsEdit

  • A strong, diverse and engaged students community.
  • Growth in editorship and readership from Pune.

Measure of successEdit

We will be able to report on:

  • Number of outreach programs done in various universities
  • Number of fests/student fairs we participate in
  • Number of workshops, trivia nights, field trips we conduct
  • New contributors to the Indic language & English Wikipedias (unmeasurable)
  • There are, of course, things that cannot be tangibly measured, such as the impact of the larger participation of club members in the dissemination of the free culture and access to knowledge via Wikipedia/Wikimedia.