Grants:Regions/Middle East and Africa

Middle East and Africa

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This funding region includes the following countries:

Africa: Algeria; Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Chad; Comoros; Cote d'Ivoire; Djibouti; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Libya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Republic of the Congo; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; The Central African Republic; The Democratic Republic of the Congo; Togo; Tunisia; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Middle East: Iran; Iraq; Jordan; Palestine; Bahrain; Kuwait; Lebanon; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; The United Arab Emirates; Yemen.

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Senior Program Officer for the Middle East and Africa
Thematic area: Education
Nairobi, Kenya
English, Swahili
VThamaini (WMF)

Contact usEdit

Rapid FundEdit

If you want to apply or if have any questions about the Rapid Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: mea_rapid(_AT_)

General Support FundEdit

If you have any questions about the General Support Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: mea_fund(_AT_)

Regional CommitteeEdit

  • Yamen, August 2021 - I'm a Collateral and Asset Management business expert from Tunisia. Co-founder of the Wikimedia Tunisia User Group, the Wiki World Heritage User Group and the Wikiarabia regional conference. A former member of Wikimania 2021 COR team.
  • Azogbonon, August 2021 - Engage in the promotion of free knowledge, the development of Beninese and African content (history, culture, men and women, etc.).
  • Aristidek5maya, August 2021 - I am a photography consultant and professional image reporter in working life. As a Wikimedian, I am a volunteer trainer and head of the Wikiquote project within Wikimedia Cote d'Ivoire. Finally, I am President and co-founder of an NGO which fights for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Côte d'Ivoire.
  • Mwintirew, August 2021 -
  • Joy_Agyepong, August 2021 - I am a Social Entrepreneur and Director with Fact Lens Gh in Ghana. I am also a Co-founder with an environmentally oriented NGO and Team Lead with Wiki Hour Initiative.
  • Ptinphusmia, August 2021 -
  • Kaizenify, August 2021 - I’m a professional and well travelled photographer with various photography exhibitions. On the Wikimedia project, I bridge gender/minority gaps on Wikipedia by leading various gender/minority edit a thons and also the program strategist for the Wikimedia Nigeria Usergroup.
  • Tebhogho, August 2021 -
  • Ndahiro_derrick, August 2021 -
  • CaliBen, August 2021 - I am an Information Technology expert from Tanzania. I am the founder of the Wikimedia Community Arusha, Community Liason for The AfroCine Project, and a certified trainer for Reading Wikipedia in the Classroom program.
  • Fjmustak, August 2021 -
  • NANöR, September 2021 -

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