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Grants:PEG/Belayet Hossain/WikIftar Dhaka 2013


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Basic informationEdit

Project detailsEdit

Official project name
Wikiftar Dhaka 2013
Project start date (include month, day, and year)
Any day at Ramadan month in Islamic calender, any day before 7th August 2013.
Project completion date (include month, day, and year)
Within Ramadan month in Islamic calender, before 7th August 2013.
Please describe the project in 1–2 sentences
Iftar is a religious term for Muslims. In the holy month of Ramadan Muslims fasting the whole day & take meal together at dawn. That meal is called Iftar. In Bangladesh it is a culture to arrange Iftar party for different organizations. It is helpful for building social communication. Iftar is a great way to meet and articulate cummunity members. We doing the same thing with Wikimedia Mission. And start calling it WikIftar. Wikimedians and Wikipedians in Bangladesh will meet and greet in this occassion. We shall discuss future plan and events.

Financial detailsEdit

Currency requested
Taka (BDT)
Amount requested in currency requested
৳12,000
Equivalent amount in US$ on the date of this submission
US$155
List the exchange rate used to calculate the amount listed in US$
৳77.847 per USD (quated from xe.com)

Project lead detailsEdit

See the eligibility requirements for more information.

Are you an organization, an individual, or an individual submitting on behalf of a group?
INDIVIDUAL
Project lead name
Belayet Hossain
Project lead username or email
bellayet gmail.com (User:Bellayet)

Goals and measures of successEdit

Project goalEdit

Please briefly describe what will be accomplished if the project is successful.

Project goal
Iftar is a religious term for Muslims. In the holy month of Ramadan Muslims fasting the whole day & take meal together at dawn. That meal is called Iftar. In Bangladesh it is a culture to arrange Iftar party for different organizations. It is helpful for building social communication. Iftar is a great way to meet and articulate cummunity members. We doing the same thing with Wikimedia Mission. And start calling it WikIftar. Wikimedians and Wikipedians in Bangladesh will meet and greet in this occassion. We shall discuss future plan and events.

The main purpose of this event can be:

  1. We should have some discussion about our future plan & arrangement.
  2. We should have more volunteer. Regular meet-up is important to getting more people involved.
  3. And of course we do Iftar.


Measures of successEdit

Please provide a list of measurable criteria that will be used determine how successful the project is. You will need to report on the success of the project according to these measures after the project is completed.

Measures of success
  • Number of Participants.
  • Get some idea for future plan & arrangement.


Project scope and activitiesEdit

This section describes what will happen if this project is funded. Who will do what, and when?

List of activities
  1. Meeting old and new Wikimedias or Wikipedians with each others.
  2. Refreasing existing community.
  3. Discussion about different issues about Wikipedia, it's sister projects, Wikimedia movement.
  4. Discussion about future plans and arrengements.
  5. Taking food together as iftar.


Budget and resourcesEdit

Please provide a detailed breakdown of project expenses according to the instructions here.

Grantees are subject to line-item scrutiny of expenses. Changes to the approved budget beyond 10% in any category must be approved in advance.

Project budget table
Number Category Item description Unit Number of units Cost per unit Total cost Currency Notes
1 Food Iftar Items 1 package 25 ৳400 ৳10,000 BDT Tentative number of participants is 25. If participants increase then the iftar package and the price will be adjusted by decreasing the food items.
2 Banners Event Banners 1 ৳1000 ৳1000 BDT
3 Others Others 1 ৳1000 ৳1000 BDT
Total cost of project
12,000 BDT
Total amount requested from the WMF Grants Program
12,000 BDT

ImpactEdit

In the sections below, please describe how the project is related to the Wikimedia mission and Wikimedia's strategic priorities.

Fit to strategyEdit

How will this project support the key organizational objectives of
  • increasing reach (more people will access or contribute to Wikipedia or our other projects),
  • participation (more people actually contributing),
  • credibility (more trust in our projects),
  • organizational maturity and effectiveness (how it will move you or the Wikimedia community forward),
This statement should address at least one of the strategic priorities listed here specifically. See WMF Grants Program criteria for decisionmaking.
Expanding public awareness and support for the Wikimedia movement.


BenefitsEdit

If the project will benefit a specific online community, please tell us.
Bengali Wikimedia projects including Bengali Wikipedia, Bengali Wikisource etc.


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?
Outreach


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.
It can be organize by other individual, groups or organziation in different cities accross the country within the period of Ramadan month.


Please list other benefits to the movement here.
That could be a great way to build relationships with other communities like Mozilla or other opensource communities.