Grants:Project/Rapid/Kay Afrocine 2020

Kay Afrocine 2020 edit-a-thon
An edit a thorn that focuses on the improvement of articles related to cinema. We will look into articles with no photos and in-put photos of cinemas and create galleries of photos inn all articles that we tend to focus on.
targetEnglish Wikpedia, Commons (We will re-name the photos as we import them to articles that needs to be improved.)
start date10 November
start year2020
end date10 December
end year2020
budget (USD)$ 1990
grant typeIndividual
granteeNaomi Moeng
contact(s)• Khotsonaos(_AT_)

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

Project GoalEdit

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Recruit new editors
  2. Increase skills for existing editors
  3. 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?

3 Edit a thorns (online)

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.

Whats app and telegram

KayAfrocine2020editathorn Join us

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


Kgosietsile Tefo Mogende

Candy Khohliwe

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

No. We will be requesting for this grant to cover all our needs.

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

We will conduct a survey and follow up with emails.

6. 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:

We are planning online events

7. 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 events : 3
  2. Number of participants: 20
  3. Number of new editors : 8
  4. Number of of articles created or improved :30 or more


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.

- Hiring laptops = $65 x 10 units = $ 650

- Internet modem = $20 x 20 units = $ 400

- Drinks and snacks = $ 40 x 20 = $ 800 (This covers the entire 3 days)

-motivation for the highest editor/contributions and most active = $140 (certification/branding costs, framing and delivery)

Total = $ 1990


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