Grants:Project/Rapid/Wiki Loves Monuments 2020 in Iraq/Report

Report accepted
This report for a Rapid Grant approved in FY 2020-21 has been reviewed and accepted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • To read the approved grant submission describing the plan for this project, please visit Grants:Project/Rapid/Wiki Loves Monuments 2020 in Iraq.
  • You may still comment on this report on its discussion page, or visit the discussion page to read the discussion about this report.
  • You are welcome to Email rapidgrants at wikimedia dot org at any time if you have questions or concerns about this report.


Did you meet your goals? Are you happy with how the project went? Yes


Please report on your original project targets. Please be sure to review and provide metrics required for Rapid Grants.

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation
600 photos 417 photos It's been so hard for participants to go out for photographing or going on trips to capture the monuments due to lock downs and Covid-19 related circumstances, we've found out that uploading 479 photos even if it's a little bit below the target is considered as an achievement in such circumstances.
50 photographers 72 photographers


Projects do not always go according to plan. Sharing what you learned can help you and others plan similar projects in the future. Help the movement learn from your experience by answering the following questions:

  • What worked well? Increasing the quality of the uploaded photos and having them more related to the most important monuments in Iraq.
  • What did not work so well? Most of the photographers signed up in commons for the first time, they are not that known in the community so it was hard to get it touch with them.
  • What would you do differently next time? Asking all the participants to leave an active contact details, valid email or phone number in order to make it easier to contact them in case the wan.


Grant funds spentEdit

Please describe how much grant money you spent for approved expenses, and tell us what you spent it on.

  • 200 USD spent on social media advertising.
  • 300 USD spent on buying lenses for second rank winner prize.

Remaining fundsEdit

Do you have any remaining grant funds? Yes, 200 USD We are planning to use it in an upcoming grant for a campaign titled as "Human rights challenge - Iraq 2020", link to be added tomorrow.

The funds remaining from this grant in the amount of US$200 were deducted from another grant payment for Grants:Project/Rapid/WikiForHumanRights 2021 in Iraq.

Anything elseEdit

Anything else you want to share about your project? The first rank prize was iPad pro presented by a partner (Asiacell), it was delivered successfully.