Grants:PEG/WM PH/Kapampangan Wikipedia revitalization

This was a submission to the Project and Event Grants Program from an organization in 2013-14, but was withdrawn by that organization before a funding decision was delivered.

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Project details edit

Official project name
Kapampangan Wikipedia revitalization project
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Financial details edit

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Grantee details edit

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What is the official name of the organization requesting this grant?
Wikimedia Philippines, Inc.
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Contact information edit

Primary contact name
Eugene Villar
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eugene at wikimedia dot org dot ph
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Goals and measures of success edit

Project goal edit

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

Kapampangan language speaking areas
Project goal
The goal of the project is to revitalize the fledgling Kapampangan Wikipedia by training more contributors and partner with already existing language organizations and concerned government agencies that are promoting the use of the Kapampangan language in schools. It will also closely work with universities where the language is spoken to encourage their students to contribute to its growth, through activities that will provide some incentives. It also aims to tap the Center for Kapampangan Studies and other universities to make its facilities regularly available to contributors of the Kapampangan Wikipedia.

Measures of success edit

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Measures of success
  • To reach 1,000,000 page views (highest page view ever is 793K in June 2013)
  • To increase article depth to 75 (currently at 21 as per List of Wikipedias)
  • To have an average of 8 Active Editors (January to October 2013 average is 2.5)
  • To have 50 new Kapampangan Wikipedia editors

Project scope and activities edit

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List of activities
  • There will be three to four Kapampangan community meet-ups to be held either in San Fernando or Angeles City between March and May in coordination with relevant Kapampangan language organizations to help plan the program. During these meet-ups there will be discussions on the "user-friendliness" of the Kapampangan Wikipedia interface, and seek ways to improve it if needed to encourage wider participation.
  • Invitations will be sent or made at the Department of Education in Pampanga province to solicit their input and support to encourage educators to develop content in the Kapampangan Wikipedia.
  • An updated Kapampangan Wikipedia interface will be launched in time for the Language Month in August.
  • Introduction to Wikipedia, writing workshops will be conducted in two to three universities between August to September.
  • Campus-based Kapampangan Wikipedia writing contests will be conducted in October to November.

Budget and resources edit

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Project budget table
Number Item description Qty. & Unit Cost per unit Budgeted total In US$ Notes
1 Editing Workshops ₱29,550 $668
1.1 Food and beverages 3 workshops ₱3,750 ₱11,250 $254 Based on 15 participants per session
1.2 Trainer honorarium 3 workshops ₱3,000 ₱9,000 $203
1.3 Trainer transportation 3 workshops ₱600 ₱1,800 $41 Roundtrip fare (Manila–Pampanga)
1.4 Trainer overnight accommodation 3 workshops ₱1,500 ₱4,500 $102
1.5 Trainer overnight food allowance 3 workshops ₱1,000 ₱3,000 $68
2 Project Management ₱15,000 $338
Total cost of project
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Impact edit

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Fit to strategy edit

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),
  • quality (more content, more useful content, or higher-quality content),
  • credibility (more trust in our projects),
  • organizational maturity and effectiveness (how it will move you or the Wikimedia community forward),
  • or financial sustainability (how it will help you achieve more in the long run)?
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