Grants:Project/Rapid/Jeanette Rebecca Nyinawumuntu/Wiki Loves Monuments 2020 in Rwanda

Wiki Loves Monument 2020 in Rwanda
This project will emphasize on the collection on images from cultural heritage, monuments, etc in Rwanda.
targetWiki commons and Wikipedia
start date5th October
end date5th November November 17
budget (local currency)1,902,473 RWF
budget (USD)$1,965
grant typeGroup
contact(s)• Rebecca Jeannette:

Derrick Ndahiro:
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda

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Project Goal edit

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  1. Recruit new editors
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. Add or improve content on monuments in RWANDA

Project Plan edit

Activities edit

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 shall hold a 100% online editathon to training all interested individuals how to add image and creating or improving articles thereafter

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.

We shall use our facebook,Instagram, WhatsApp social media platforms and radio stations.

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

Yes we have 4 experienced Wikipedia editors

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

Most of the participants lack advanced equipments, therefore we intend to hire cameras that will help them to gather many quality photos and we will facilitate them by providing internet and transportation facilities to enable the participants to run the project.

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

We will add them to our existing WhatsApp groups,using and tagging on our social media pages.

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

Wiki loves Monuments is being organised in Rwanda for the first since 2020 when it started.

Impact edit

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

  1. Number of events: 2
  2. Number of participants:30
  3. Number of new editors:15
  4. Number of of articles created or improved:20

Resources edit

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).

  1. Rebeccah - Project Lead
  2. Derrick - Assistant Project Lead
  3. Clementine - Assistant Project Lead
  4. Boris- Assistant Project Lead

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

1 USD = 968.180 as of 13 September 2020 [1]
Project budget table
Category Item Quantity Rate (USD) Total (USD) Summary'
Communication outreaches 1 $200 $200 Use of social media platforms (WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram,Twitter) for advertising the contest with an aim of reaching out so many people.
Internet data Individual photo upload 1 $100 $100 Internet data will be provided to allow photo upload sessions to be done on an individuals basis and this will be covered for 30 participants
Online opening and closing ceremony 30 $20 $600 We shall need this to facilitate internet to all participants and the jury together with the organizing team for an online closing ceremony. We are anticipating to cover this for 30 participants.
Photo hunt 30 $10 $300 This will be needed to ensure participants' transport coverage and or the entrance fee required to visit any of the protected areas especially upcountry such as: Butare,Gisozi Genocide Memorial center,Burera to mention a few. Note: This will be done individually without mass gatherings.
Camera Rental 5 $30 $150 cameras will be hired to enhance the quality of pictures to be taken
Certificates 20 $3 $60 This will act as an appreciation & recognition to everyone who will have participated in WLM
Prizes 1 $355 $355 Awards to be given to the top 3 in terms of vouchers worthy 355$ (1st),200$(2nd),100$, and the (3rd)55$
Jury gifts 3 $50 $150 Voucher gifts will be given to the judges in form of appreciations.
Contingency Amount 1 $50 $50 Unforeseen expenses.
Total: USD 1,965

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