Grants:Project/Rapid/Osvaldo rey chrys/Wiki Loves Africa 2022 in Congo Brazzaville - Home and Habitat

Wiki Loves Africa Congo Brazzaville 2022
Wiki Loves Africa is an annual continental photo contest held on the African continent to increase the number of visuals and audio visuals of African origin for use on various Wikimedia projects. This will be the 1st Wiki loves Africa contest to take place in Congo Brazzaville.
targetWikimedia Commons, Wikipedia
start date15 February
end date31 July
budget (USD)3050
grant typeindividual
contact(s)• osvaldoreychrysmokouma(_AT_)

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. Organize the contest in Brazzaville, capital of Congo Brazzavile
  2. Raising awareness of the Wikimedia movement and its activities
  3. Build a work team
  4. Engage future editors
  5. Add more images about occupations in our country and improve articles by integrating these images in their related articles or creating articles for non existing articles on occupations in our country.

Project PlanEdit


Possible programme

  • Awareness on social networks from January
  • Distribution of posters and flyers from January
  • Workshop about the events and how to participate : 2 event in February and March
  • Uploads session + training sessions : 2 events
  • 1 closing ceremony with team and invited guests and celebration of local winners : Before the international result
  • A photo exhibition (15 images)
  • Jury work sessions
  • Post contest integration edit-a-thon : 1 event to be held end of may

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 theme celebrates the diversity and unique spaces and places both humans and animals alike consider home. Those quarters, lodgings, rooms, addresses, locations, dens, nests, burrows and caves. Those places of safety and peace where people and animals can relax, recover, rest, reconnect with family and community, and where they can fully express themselves, their tastes, their identity and heritage.
Taking part in this contest is an opportunity for us to work towards building a community in Congo Brazzaville

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.

As an entrepreneur and digital marketer, I have a database of people who follow me and with whom I communicate and are willing to participate.

3. How will you let participants know about the contest? 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.

Through the social media of which I am an actor as well as through the professional groups of which I am a member.

4. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?
Note: Grantees, judges, and other contest leaders are ineligible to receive prizes. Grantees who are serving as judges may not receive gifts through grant funding.

We intend to set up a jury of 3 people consisting of professional photographer, cultural actor and journalist

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

Awareness and photo walks

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:

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

The initiative was proposed to us by a member of WikiFranca with the objective of helping us to work on the creation of our community. This is a first action to achieve this goal.


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 : 30
  2. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons : 150
  3. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects : More than 25

For writing contests:

  1. Number of participants : 15
  2. Number of articles created or improved : More than 20


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).

Team Members
Jury members
  • Elwin Gomo (Jury, Partnership)
  • Rama Ramka (Jury, Partnership)
  • Rosie Pioth (Jury, Partnership)

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


We are willing to spend it according to this plan:

Item Cost (US)
Wiki Loves Africa 2022
Design of different visuals 100 dollars
Online Advertising to Announce the Contest 100 dollars
Workshops and meetings (3) 100 dollars
Communication Prints - Roll-Up : 150 USD, Affiches : 80 USD, Banderoles  : 100 USD, Stickers : 50 USD, Flyers : 50 USD, T-Shirt : 250 USD, Casquettes : 50 USD 730 dollars
Press Conference (Transportation costs Television: 90 USD, Transportation costs Press : 50 USD, Aperitif : 60 USD) 200 dollars
Sensitization raid in the Universities 50 dollars
Letters to partners 20 dollars
During the contest (Closing Ceremony)
Prints + frames + tripods 500 dollars
Hall rental 300 dollars
Media coverage 80 dollars
Prizes for the top 3 450 dollars
Gifts for the Jury members 150 dollars
Communication of the winners and the event (media coverage) 50 dollars
Transportation of the organization team members, communication costs and internet connection 220 dollars
Total 3050 dollars


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