Grants:Project/Rapid/UG/MAI/Wikipedia Activities

UG/MAI/Wikipedia Activities
The project is aim to organize an online Edit-a-thon on Maithili Wikipedia, Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary Celebration and Meetup among the editors of Maithili Wikipedia.
targetMaithili Wikipedia
start date1 November
start year2017
end date20 November
end year2017
budget (local currency)75,000 NPR
budget (USD)750 USD
grant typeGroup
granteeBiplab AnandZeetendra
contact(s)• biplabanand(_AT_)
• zeeten.shah(_AT_)
organization (if applicable)• Maithili Wikimedians User Group

Project GoalEdit

Briefly explain what are you trying to accomplish with this project, or what do you expect will change as a result of this grant. Example goals include, "recruit new editors", "add high quality content", or "train existing editors on a specific skill".

The goal of this project is to organize an online Edit-a-thon on Maithili Wikipedia, Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary event and Meetup among the editors of Maithili Wikipedia. We will reward the top contributors of the article writing contest and all time top contributor of Maithili Wikipedia.

Project PlanEdit


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. What will you and other organizers spend your time doing?

We will organize a 7 days online Edit-a-thon on Maithili Wikipedia starting from November 1 to November 7 and after the completion of Edit-a-thon we will organize the Maithili Wikipedia 3rd Anniversary event as well as Meetup with our Maithili Wikipedians on 7th November.

How will you let others in your community know about your project (please provide links to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions)? Why are you targeting a specific audience?

Maithili Wikipedia Village Pump link- here
and We will spread the event information through social media.

What will you have done at the end of your project? How will you follow-up with people that are involved with your project?

The project will end after our community Meetup, where we discuss about our future strategy and programs. We will stay in touch using social media, phone and email.


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 specific to your project:

  1. Number of total participants- 15
  2. Number of articles created or improved (if applicable)-70 (4000 bytes article)
  3. Number of participants at Meetup- 15 -20
  4. Number of participants and guest at Birthday Anniversary event- 20-25


What resources do you have? Include information on who is the organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

We have following members in our team: Biplab Anand, Pankaj Deo and Zeetendra

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense:

S.No. Category Item description Actual total Currency Notes
1 Main Prizes (Edit-a-thons) Dictionary and Gift Hamper 25,000 NPR
2 Back Drop 1,500 NPR
3 Communication and Courier Charges Internet and Recharge cards 6,000 NPR
4 Certificates Participants and MWUG Volunteers 2,500 NPR
5 Stationery Items 1,500 NPR
6 Hall Rent Meetup space and Birthday Anniversary Event 12,000 NPR
7 Snacks, Tea and Food Meetup space and Birthday Anniversary Event 14,500 NPR
8 Birthday Cake Maithili Wikipedia Anniversary Cake 4,500 NPR
9 Transportation Local transportation 1,500 NPR
10 Miscellaneous 6,000 NPR
Total 75,000 NPR