Grants:Project/Rapid/Aliyu shaba/Photowalk For Traditional Food of Nigeria

statusnot funded
Photowalk For Traditional Food of Nigeria
That project will provide images and audios of traditional food of nigeria the images, audios, to upload from different cultures part of the northern nigeria.
targetWikimedia Commons
start date28th February 2022
start year2022
end date28th March 2022
end year2022
budget (local currency)821,354 (NGN)
budget (USD)2000
grant typeIndividual
granteeAliyu shaba

Please see the sample Photowalk application before drafting your application.

Project GoalEdit

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed. You can add details to each goal.

  1. we will raise the awareness about the Wikimedia Commons from the northern states of nigeria
  2. we will add images and audios from different languages about the traditional food from northern nigeria to Wikimedia Commons.
  3. we will improve the Quality of images and audios.
  4. we will recruit new editors to show them how to contribute to Wikimedia Commons.
  5. we will engage existing volunteers to contribute to Wikimedia Commons

Project PlanEdit


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. How many walks/tours will you organize and how many people on each walk?

We are planning to do five PhotoWalks in some of the northern states of nigeria, and walk started by 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm for each day and there will be 3 photographers we walk for

2. What kind of content will the walks focus on? Why is this topic a priority?

The walks will focus on taking high quality images and audios from the northern part of nigeria the activities of Wikimedia Commons
The images and audios would be properly described and photographers would be trained on how to uploaded to Wikimedia Commons and categorized them the certificate of participation would be issued to all participants at the end of event

3. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using.

we will notify our community of Nigerian Community of Wikiproject

4. How will you let participants know about the photowalk? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings.

We will notify our participants via social media platform such as WhatsApp, Telegram and more.

5. What is the plan to ensure images will be used on Wikimedia projects?

Our plan is to organise PhotoWalk in northern states of nigeria (e.g)
  1. Kaduna
  2. Katsina
  3. Kano

6. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?

yes, some of the participants have moderate experience. Therefore, they will give hundred percent and a little welfare support.

7. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?

Since we plan to upload at least 500 images and 100 audios related to traditional food of northern Nigeria

8. Are you running any in-person events or activities? If so, you will need to complete the steps outlined on the Risk Assessment protocol related to COVID-19. When you have completed these steps, please provide a link to your completed copy of the risk assessment tool below:

Risk assessment tool


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets and feel free to add more:

  1. Number of audio to upload (100)
  2. Number of participants (20)
  3. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons (500)
  4. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects (100)


What resources do you have? Include information on who is organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

I'm a photographer an active Wikipedian contributing mostly to Hausa Wikipedia and English Wikipedia, I'm a presenter An editor in Hausa Wikipedia, Participates in Bibliography and citation of Hausa folklore and i'm a presenter of 1Internet 1Reference in hausa wikipedia.

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Rate (USD) Total (USD) Notes
1 refreshment 20 4,332.64 86,652.8 10.55 211 this is the cost of tea break for photographers and participants to use before and after event
2 Event space 2 98,768 197,536 240.5 481 this is the cost of Event hall for two days.
3 Data 2 57,495 114,990 140 280 this is the cost of data to use through the event for two days
4 Transportation 2 75,975 151,950 185 370 this is the cost of Transportation for photographers and participants to use before and after event
5 Certificate of participation 20 3,283.52 65,708.3 8 160 this is the cost of Certificate who fully participate in the event will be awarded
6 T-shirts/caps/tags 9/9/20 ÷3 88,706.2 ÷3 216 This is the estimated cost of swags for photographers and the tags will give the participants
7 computer/projector rentals 2 41,067.7 82,135.4 100 200 This is the cost of computers and projector to use during the event
8 communication 2 16,828.0 33,675.5 41 82 This is the cost of communication to remind the voluntears before and after event
Grand Total: NGN: 821,354 (USD: 2,000 )).


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