Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wikipedia after school (ID: 22138603)

Wikipedia after school
proposed start date2023-09-01
proposed end date2024-03-31
grant start date2023-09-01T00:00:00Z
grant end date2024-03-31T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)15220 TND
budget (USD)4984 USD
amount recommended (USD)4984
grant typeIndividual
funding regionMENA
decision fiscal year2022-23
applicant• نعيم قربوسي
organization (if applicable)• N/A
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Applicant Details edit

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نعيم قربوسي

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Grant Proposal edit

M. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.

Wikipedia after school

Q. Indicate if it is a local, international, or regional proposal and if it involves several countries? (optional)


Q2. If you have answered regional or international, please write the country names and any other information that is useful for understanding your proposal.

R. If you would like, please share any websites or social media accounts that your group or organization has.

1. What is the change that you are trying to bring about and why is this important.

Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects are unknown to the community of students and students of institutes in Tunisia.The aim of this project is to introduce Wikipedia to the new generation of students and the method of editing in Wikimedia projects Specifically, Wikipedia ,also Providing a place equipped with computers and the Internet for new users, open 60 hours per month Because many new students do not have computers

2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.

1-First we'll open the door for candidacy for students among to participate in the Wikipedia project after school 2-Secondly, we will select 48 participants and divide them into 6 groups 3-Third, we will rent a place equipped with computers for a period of 60 hours per month to conduct workshops and work sessions(meeting) 4-Fourth, each group will participate in five workshops on Wikipedia program for each workshop(1.Presentation of wikipedia and wikimedia projects/2.Creation of the wikimedia account and first edit /3.Creation of the first article on wikipedia/4.Upload photos to wikimedia commons/5.Creation of articles on wikipedia) 5-At the end of the project, we will organize an entertainment trip for the best 24 participants. The aim of the trip is to motivate the participants to volunteer more on Wikipedia.

3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?

As part of this project we will create a new generations of wikipedia editors, we will give them the opportunity to learn quickly how to use wikimedia projects

4. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign or event? If so, please select the relevant campaign below. If so, please select all the relevant campaigns from the list below. If "other", please state which.

Other (please specify)

Wikipedia education program
5. Do you have the team that is needed to implement this proposal?

After the end of the project Monuments photowalk Tunisia ( a new team of wikimedia members of the user group Wikimedians of Nomads User Group are ready to join this project

6. Please state if your proposal aims to work to bridge any of the identified CONTENT knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select up to THREE that most apply to your work.

Content Gender gap, Language

6.1 In a few sentences, explain how your work is specifically addressing this content gap (or Knowledge inequity) to ensure a greater representation of knowledge.

To reduce the gender gap, half of the participants will be women We will also encourage people with special needs to participate in the project

7. Please state if your proposal includes any of these areas or THEMATIC focus. Select up to THREE that most apply to your work and explain the rationale for identifying these themes.

Education, Culture, heritage or GLAM , Diversity

8. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities?

Disabilities, Age

9. Who are the target participants and from which community? How will you engage participants before and during the activities? How will you follow up with participants after the activities?

Who are the target participants and from which community?

  • Participants will be university students and high schools students They are between 17 and 23 years old

How will you engage participants before and during the activities?

before the activities edit

We will prepare a project nomination form that will be published on social media We will coordinate with some teachers to encourage students to participate

during the activities edit

Each participating group will have a detailed program of workshops, motivating the participants to stay engaged in the project We will give some simple gifts (for example, a Wikipedia T-shirt for those who complete ten articles) How will you follow up with participants after the activities? New participants will be included in the user group list and will be invited to all group projects

10. In what ways are you actively seeking to contribute towards creating a safer, supportive, more equitable environment for participants?

This activity will play a major role in creating a homogeneous and compatible group in a new Wikimedia community

11. Please tell us about how you have let your Wikimedia communities know about the planned activities and this proposal. Use this space to describe the processes you carried out to make the community more involved in planning this proposal. Please link the on-wiki community discussion(s) around the proposals.

This activity will be publicized on social media. Universities in Qafah will also be contacted to invite participants

12. Are you aware of other Rapid Fund proposals in your local group, community, or region that are being submitted and that align with your proposed project?


If yes:

12.1 Did you explore the possibility of doing a joint proposal with other leaders in your group?
12.2 How will this joint proposal allow you to have better results?
13. Will you be working with other external, non-Wikimedia partners to implement this proposal? Required.


13.1 Please describe these partnerships and what motivates the potential partner to be part of the proposal and how they add value to your work.

We will work with the Tunisian scouts, the Metlaoui regiment,Where members will invite their colleagues in universities to participate in the project

14. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select a maximum of THREE options that most apply.

Improve User Experience, Invest in Skills and Leadership Development, Manage Internal Knowledge

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation edit

15. What do you hope to learn from your work in this fund proposal?

we want to learn more about wikipedia management and editing,also we want to improve our knowledge about management of wikimedia user group and wikimedia comunity

16. Based on these learning questions, what is the information or data you need to collect to answer these questions? Please register this information (as metric description) in the following spaces provided.
Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
New wikipedia users N/A 48
Articles written in Tunisia the numbers of wikipedia Articles written in Tunisia during a year 900
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants The number of new users of Wikipedia 48
Number of editors
Number of organizers the numbers of organizers will be 3 but we will get help from others members from the user group 3
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikipedia participants will edit arabic wikipedia 600
17.1 If for some reason your proposal will not measure these core metrics please provide an explanation.

18. What tools would you use to measure each metric selected? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support.

Financial Proposal edit

19. & 19.1 What is the amount you are requesting from Wikimedia Foundation? Please provide this amount in your local currency.

15220 TND

19.2 What is this amount in US Currency (to the best of your knowledge)?

4984 USD

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