Grants:Project/Rapid/Wikimedia UG Nigeria/Wiki Loves Earth

Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Wiki Loves Earth
This year, Wikimedia User Group Nigeria will participate in Wiki Loves Earth photographic contest for the first time. The contest would starts on 10th June 2017 and ends on 10th July 2017.
targetEnglish Wikipedia
Wikimedia Commons
Yoruba Wikipedia
Igbo Wikipedia
Hausa Wikipedia
start date10th June
end date10th July 30 September
budget (local currency)611,475 NGN
budget (USD)1942.73USD
grant typea group
contact(s)• olaniyanshola15(_AT_)• User: Lafemo
organization (if applicable)• Wikimedia User Group Nigeria

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Project Goal edit

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. To engage new and existing members of the community
  2. To increase or improve images on Wikimedia Common
  3. To add freely licensed, and high quality images of Nigeria game reserves, mountains, conservation areas, forest,ponds, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and caves to Wikimedia Common
  4. To increase the number of contributors to Wikimedia Common
  5. To recruit new contributors to Wikimedia Common
  6. To use the images collected on articles
  7. Create new articles for images collected
  8. Create awareness for Wikimedia projects

Project Plan edit

Activities edit

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 contest will focus on freely licensed and high quality images of Natural sites including, Nigeria game reserves, mountains, conservation areas, forest,ponds, lakes, rivers, waterfalls that will be contributed to Wikimedia Common for free usage.
  1. Images of Nigeria game reserves, mountains, conservation areas, forest,ponds, lakes, rivers, and waterfalls are lacking on Wikimedia Common. This contest would be a great opportunity to contribute high quality images of these sites to Wikimedia Common.
  2. It would help increase the awareness of Wikimedia projects
  3. The workshop under this projects will be an avenue to recruit new community members and the usage of those images on Commons
  4. It will help to introduce the basis of Wikimedia Common and Wikimedia projects to many newcomers
  5. It will help to increase the number of Nigeria-related contents on Wikimedia Common

2. How will you let people know about the contest?

We have .lunched a social media campaign for the contest and one-on-one campaign. We are also currently working on the pieces for Nigeria media that would be published in the next couple of days perhaps in the first week of the contest.

3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?

We will set up a panel of jury which will consists of notable photographers, photo-journalists and experienced Wikimedians.

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

There would be an edit-at-thon that would focus on using the images on Wikipedia.

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

Impact edit

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:

  • If at least 20 people participates
  • If at least 500 images are uploaded to Wikimedia Common
  • If two months after the contest, 75 (and 15%) of uploaded images are used on wiki projects
  • If at least 20 natural sites are photographed

For writing contests:

  1. Number of participants
  2. Number of articles created or improved

Resources edit

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).

  • Olaniyan Olushola: Contest Organizer, will oversee all the activities of the Project
  • Jamie Tubers: Contest Organizer, Coordinate Edit-a-thon and all the related activities
  • User:Darreg: Contest Organizer:Event Facilitator
  • User:Kaizenify, professional photographer and will coordinate the jury process
  • Simeon Adeniyi: Contest Organizer: Will handle all technical activities of the event

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

Budget edit

Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Total (USD) Notes
1 Presentation about Wiki Loves Earth and photo uploading workshop Editathon 1 60000 60000 190.62 290 Local rental and coffee break, Data Modem, Projector,Catering: Tea and biscuits.Generator.
2 Photo walks 4 310000 310000 984.90 Facilitate access to the participants in protected areas ( see breakdown below under Photo walk).
3 Awards 4 180000 180000 571.88 1st prize 70000 NGN
2nd prize 50000 NGN
3rd prize 40000 NGN
Special prize quality photos 20000 NGN
4 Contigency Cost 30000 95.31
Total Grand Total:NGN 611475 (USD 1942.71)

Budget Breakdown for the workshop edit

Sl.No Category Description Total (USD)
Breakdown of Editathon Expenses ( Excluding Local Rentals and Coffee above )
(Sumtotal : 100 USD)
1 Data for the modem 30.00
2 Projector 47.00
3 Catering: Tea and biscuits 10.00
4 Generator 13.00 Total: USD 100

Budget breakdown for photo walk edit

This is the budget breakdown for the photo walk.:

Sl.No Category Description Quantity Rate (NGN) Total (NGN) Total (USD) Notes
Cost per photo walk
(Sumtotal : 310,000 NGN)
1 Car hiring 1 100000 100000 317.08 This will cover the transport expenses to the venue.
2 Accommodation 4 30000 120000 381,24 Shared accommodation for 4 wikimedians @ the rate of 15000NGN per room per night
3 Food 4 10000 40000 125 meal of 2500NGN per member per day
4 Cost of access to protected places 10 5000 50000 158.85 Total: NGN 310000 (USD 984.90)
Grand Total: NGN 310000 (USD 984.90)

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