Grants:Project/Rapid/Biplab Anand/Maatribhaasha Sampadanthan

Biplab Anand/Maatribhaasha Sampadanthan
We are planning a 3 day's Edit-a-thon competition on Maithili Wikipedia and Nepali Wikipedia on the occasion of International Mother Language Day.
targetMaithili and Nepali Wikipedia
start date21 February
start year2018
end date21 March
end year2018
budget (local currency)28634
budget (USD)278
grant typeIndividual
granteeBiplab Anand
organization (if applicable)Maithili Wikimedians
Wikimedians of Nepal

Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project GoalEdit

  1. Increase skills for existing editors and new editors
  2. Add or improve content

Project PlanEdit


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

We are planning to organize an online 3 day's Edit-a-thon on Maithili and Nepali Wikipedia.

2. How will you let your community know about the event? Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

Discussion link at Nepali Wikipedia and Maithili Wikipedia Village Pump

3. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?

We have group of administrator, who is willing to support the event.

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

Here is the list of participant who has confirmed their participation for the Edit-a-thon.

5. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

We will send a message to the new editors after the event. We will also start a facebook chat group for participants to talk.

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


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

  1. Number of online events- 1
  2. Number of participants- 5 to 15
  3. Number of new editors- up to 5
  4. Number of of articles created or improved- 10 to 25 in 3 days Edit-a-thon event.


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).

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

Number Item Description Quantity Amount (USD) Amount (NPR) Comments
1 T-shirt printing 12 12*14=168 17304 rewards for winners (4+4+2+2)
2 Certificate printing 15 15 1545 Certificates
3 Communication expenses - 50 5150
4 Courier charges - 45 4635
- Total - 278 28634


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