Grants:Project/Rapid/Ndahiro Derrick/Wikipedia20

statusproposed
Wikipedia 20 celebrations in Rwanda
Wikipedia20 is a project that is being organized in the context of the Wikipedia 20th anniversary celebration and in Rwanda we have chosen to run a Wikipedia editing, writing competition targeting English WP, French WP with more emphasis put on the RW Wikipedia.
targetWikipedia, Wiki Commons
start date5th December
start year2020
end date5th January
end year2021
budget (local currency)1,942,041 RWF
budget (USD)1,990 USD
grant typeIndividual (On behalf of the Rwanda user group)
granteeNdahiro derrick
contact(s)• ndahiroderric@gmail.com• Boris Bahire boris.bahire@gmail.com
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda
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Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.

Project GoalEdit

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

  1. Add or improve content
  2. Recruit new editors
  3. Engage existing editors

Project PlanEdit

ActivitiesEdit

Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. What content will the contest focus on, and why is it important to your community?

The contest will focus on creating new articles on both WP kinyarwanda and WP English and celebrating the wikipedia 20 event in Rwanda.

2. How will you let people know about the contest?

We shall reach them using Emails, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, radio stations and phone calls.

3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?

We have a team of 4 experienced editors who judge the contestants performances.

4. For photo contests, what is the strategy to get images used on projects?

We shall announce the contest, engage new editors and make it fun

5. 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 don't intend to run any in person activity.

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

ImpactEdit

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:

For photo contests:

  1. Number of participants ;
  2. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons ;
  3. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects ;

For writing contests:

  1. Number of participants ;20
  2. Number of articles created or improved:50

ResourcesEdit

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.

ResourcesEdit

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. Derrick -Project Lead
  2. Boris- Assistant Project Lead
  3. Clementine - Assistant Project Lead
  4. Rebeccah - 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 = 975.900 as of 28 September 2020 [1]
Project budget table
Category Item Quantity Rate (USD) Total (USD) Summary'
Communication & Promotion 1 $350 $350 We will use of social media platforms (WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram,Twitter, Radio) for advertising the contest with an aim of reaching out so many people.
Online opening and closing ceremony 2 $300 $600 This will cover the internet costs to enable the participants to attend the online events. The opening ceremony shall also serve to deliver an Edit-a-thon.
Internet for participants 20 $15 $300 This will cover the internet costs for the participants to enable them to be able to get internet bundle whie contributing to the contest.
Certificates 20 $3 $60 This will cover the appreciation certificates design & printing for the participants.
Prizes 1 $500 $500 We shall award the top 10 winners the vouchers with diversified values as follow: 1st ($100),2nd ($80), 3rd ($60), 4th ($50),5th ($45),6th ($40),7th ($35), 8th ($30), 9th ($30), 10th ($30). By awarding a such big number, we want boost the participants motovation and make te Wikipedia20 anniversary special to the members.
Jury gifts 3 $50 $150 Jury members will be given voucher gifts after selecting the winners.
Contingency Amount 1 $30 $30 Unforeseen expenses.
Total: USD 1,990

EndorsementsEdit

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  • by participating in the contest in favor of improve Wikimedia content RebeccaRwanda (talk) 19:37, 27 September 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support This is a developing community that I think we should support. They are really doing well in Africa especially on the Swahili Wikipedia. T CellsTalk 19:35, 29 September 2020 (UTC)