Grants:Project/Rapid/Yusuf Sa'adu Wikipedia Awareness in Jigawa

statusnot funded
Wikipedia Awareness in Jigawa
Jigawa State is one of the largest states in northern Nigeria and is a Hausa People State. This program will raise awareness about Wikipedia and it's sister project to the people of Jigawa.
targetHausa Wikipedia
start date19 April
start year2022
end date29 May
end year2022
budget (local currency)NGN 779,985.48
budget (USD)USD 1902.45
grant typegroup
granteeYusuf Sa'adu
contact(s)• abbasaadumahuta(_AT_) hamzadk212(_AT_)

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. Online promotion of Wikimedia project(s)/campaign(s)
  2. Offline promotion of Wikimedia project(s)/campaign(s)
  3. Recruits new users

Project PlanEdit


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. What is your promotion plan?
You can do a campaign involving billboards or rickshaw announcements to promote a Wikimedia projects, such as Santali Wikipedia, at different places in a city. You can promote an online campaign such as Wiki Loves Monuments on Facebook, Twitter, etc using ads. You can also create gifs/slideshows or other easy to make multimedia files and use them to promote your project on social media.

It is a four-days program the first three days I and other Facilitators we will touring Jigawa with Flyers and Phamplates containing the Informations about Wikipedia and sharing to the Jigawa residents and teaching them how to do search on Wikipedia. On the fourth day we will have a special meeting with the residents of Jigawa to teach them how to edit Wikipedia.

2. How will you let your community know about the promotion campaign?
Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

They Will Know via our Social Media groups, WhatsApp and Telegram as well as our Hausa Wikipedia and Hausa Wikimedians User Group Discussion pages.

3.Do you have any experience in promoting Wikimedia projects either online or offline?
Were you involved in a similar project in the past? Do you have any other experience related to online/offline promotion?

Yes i have participated in many events related to Wikimedia project. I also Facilitated in the Wikipedia Promotion in Daura.

Wikipedia Workshop in Funtua (Organised). Hausa Wikitionary in Kano.

4. What is your post-promotion plan?
What do you plan to do after your campaign ends?

After the event i will create the way which I will be in touch with the participants. For example I will create a WhatsApp Group were I will countinue engaging and helping them about the editing Wikipedia.

5. 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: [Assessment link]

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

I will use Wikimedia Stats to determine the increase in page viewers and use Hashtag and Dashboard Tools to track participant's activities.


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 people reached 1000+
  2. Number of campaign participants 40+,
  3. Increase in pageviews for a Wikimedia project


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).

I Yusuf Sa'adu and Hamza DK we lead the event, I have (3) Facilitators who will help me to organize the event. Gwanki, M Bash Ne, Umar-askira.

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


S/N Item Quantity Unit Cost (NGN) Total cost (NGN) Total cost (USD) Notes
1 Training space 1 130,000 317.08 300 space for the training venue.
2 Data (internet access) 1 40,000 40,000 97.56 Data for internet access during the trainings
3 Projector renting 1 20,000 20,000 48.78 Laptop and Projector will be rented for the event
4 Snacks and refreshments 45 3,000 135,000 329.28 40 participants to participate for the training + 5 Facilitators
5 Bus tickets 5 2,000 10,000 24.39 Bus tickets to/from to reimburse organizers for the training
6 Banner 1 40,000 40,000 97.56 Banner to be used during the training and for future initiatives
7 Food & Beverages 3 Days trips X 5persons 3,000 45,000 109.76 Refreshment for organizers/volunteers during the trips.
8 Transport 3 days trips × 5 persons 3,000 45,000 109.76 A vehicle will be hired for transporting organisers, volunteers for the trips.
9 Fliers/pamphlets/Tags -- 40, 000 40, 000 97.56 To be shared during trips
10 Branded Wikipedia T shirt 5 5,000 25,000 60.98 This is for the organizer and four volunteers for their identification during trips
11 Certificate 40 40,000 97.56 Certificate will be distributed for the Participants
12 Accomodations 4 days × 5 persons 5000 100,000 243.91 This for the accomodations for Five experience editors that will be envited
13 Transportations 2 15,000 60,000 146.35 For envited Experience editors transport
14 Contingency fees During the whole event 50,000 50,000 121.95 for contingency
- TOTAL PROJECT COST 1 779,985.48 779,985.48 1902.45 **Forex rate used is $1 = 411.07, provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria


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