Grants:Project/Rapid/Nigerian Transportation Service on Wikidata

statusnot funded
JosefAnthony/Nigerian Transportation Service on Wikidata
This project aims to increase existing skills and recruit new editors to add and improve content about all Nigerian Transportation Service companies and their various locations on Wikidata as none existed.
start dateApril 5th
start year2022
end dateJune 1st
end year2022
budget (local currency)502,553 NGN
budget (USD)1209.98 USD
grant typeIndividual

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 about Nigerian Transport Service

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 series of online training

2. 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.

Posted on

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? 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.

participants will know via all existing Wikimedia's social media platforms Organizers are already on

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals.
For example: User:I JethroBT User:JosefAnthony will lead the project

User:Gwanki will also be a part of the organizers to lead the project

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

The existing participants already have they skills and also want to improve more while the new ones does not, and is my job to train them from scratch and ensure the are well groomed.

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

Participants will be engaged via existing social media groups already created for the course of other wiki related projects.

7. 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:

No! will be done virtually

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

if granted, is going to be an exciting project to have all the Nigerian Transportation service companies on the wikidata-space been created and added by new/existing participants.


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 = 30 (expected)
  3. Number of new editors = 10
  4. Number of articles created or improved = 100+ (at least)
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) = 5+


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).

===Proposed Scope of Work ===
Live sessions
Days Topics
Day1 Introduction to Wikidata / What the project entails
Day2 How to add/edit items on Wikidata and adding all the Nigerian transport companies
Day3 Introduction to Wikidata query service /Question and answer session

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

  • Zoom hosting and subscription *2month = 29.98 USD
  • Data subscription = 650 USD
Data subscription for two admins for the 3event= (25 USD *2) =50 USD
Data subscription for participants participation for the 3event(each participants 20 USD * 30) = 600 USD
  • Graphics (event ads with different date for the 3event) = 10 USD * 3 = 30 USD

  • Branded wikidata T.shirt for Participants = 15 USD * 30 = 450 USD

  • Miscellaneous = 50 USD

Total = 1,209.98USD


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