Grants:Project/Rapid/Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation/Wiki Loves Africa in Nigeria 2021

Wiki Loves Africa in Nigeria 2021
Wiki Loves Africa (WLA) is an annual contest where anyone across Africa can contribute media that is relevant to their experience to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation. The team for this year is "Health and Wellness". We plan to partner with major stakeholders in Nigeria Medical sector to show the diversity of the country.
targetWikimedia Commons
start dateFebruary 15th
end dateMarch 15th April 15
budget (local currency)N724,468.60
budget (USD)1918 USD
grant typeorganization
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation

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Please see the sample Photowalk application before drafting your application.

Project GoalEdit

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed. You can add details to each goal.

  1. Add more images about the theme (Health and Wellness) in our country and improve articles by integrating these images in their related articles or creating articles for non-existing articles on transportation in our country.
  2. Recruit and train new editors through the various photo expeditions, upload sessions and edit-a-thons.
  3. Engage existing editors to contribute to Commons and other sister projects.
  4. Create awareness about the Wikimedia movement and its activities.

Project PlanEdit


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
1. How many walks/tours will you organize and how many people on each walk?

As a very diverse group, we plan to involve some of our Fan Clubs ( see the list below) for the Photo-hunt
  1. Lagos
  2. Ibadan
  3. Abeokuta
  4. Owerri
  5. Ilorin

2. What kind of content will the walks focus on? Why is this topic a priority?

Health and Wellness: This is the chosen theme by the international organizing team.

3. What is the plan to ensure images will be used on Wikimedia projects?

There is a plan to organise editatthons in the above mentioned 5 cities where images submitted will be used.

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

Yes, they do.

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

We plan to use the project to create more activities in the mentioned hubs and Fan Clubs. So Small-size Photo Hunt, Upload session and Editathon will be organised in all the institutions where we have our presence.
We are proposing a partnership arrangement with the Federal/State Ministry of Transportation in Nigeria for information about COVID19 in Nigeria and other assistance that will help to fulfill our overall objectives.
We plan to organise in-person event, kindly see the risk assessment for this event here


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

  1. Number of participants: At least 10 participants will participate per city.
  2. Number of new editors to be engaged: At least 3 new editors will be engaged per city.
  3. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons: At least 1000 quality images
  4. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects: At least 100 images will be used on Wikipedia.


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).

Human Resources:
  1. Olaniyan Olushola
  2. T Cells
  3. Jamie Tubers
  4. And all the community lead in all our Wiki-Fan CLubs

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

  • Launch- Lagos= 261 ( Internet=49USD, Hall=150USD, Alternetaive Power=62USD)
  • Catering- Lagos= 236.84 ( Light Breakfast and Lunch for 30 people)
  • Printings= 150 (Flyers,Graphics design, shirts for organizers and other merchandise to promote the event)
Customised T.Shirts-5units by 10.52USD= 52.63
Branded Nose Mark- 50pieces by 1.32USD= 65.78
Flyers- Lots =31.57 USD
Total= 150 USD
  • Main Prizes= 350 ( Prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners)

Sub Total= 997.84

Photo Hunt, Uploads and Editathon= 184.20 USD by 5= 921 USD
  1. Wiki Fan Club- University of Ibadan, Oyo State
  2. Wiki Fan Club-University of Ilorin/Hub, Kwara State
  3. Wiki Fan Club- Federal Universty of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  4. Wiki Fan Club- Lagos State University
  5. Wiki Hub- Owerri
Refreshment ( 10ppl)by 10.52USD= 105.26USD
Internet 15G =39.47 USD
COntingency ( local travels, phone calls,banners and miscellaneius) = 39.47USD
Total= 184.20

Grand Total= 1918.84 USD


Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

Thanks Anthere. Now we have c:Commons:Wiki Loves Africa 2021/Nigeria. Regards 😊. T CellsTalk 12:46, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
Wow... you are... in advance !!! Anthere (talk)