Grants:Wikimedia UG Nigeria Grants/Wikimedia User Group Nigeria Community Support Fund/Abonyi Emmanuel Chibuike/Wikimedia Awareness Campaign in the University of Port Harcourt

Project summary edit

Briefly summarize your project proposal. Learn about open access and collaboration: Wikipedia is an example of an open access, collaborative project. Training students on Wikipedia can help them understand the benefits of open access and collaboration, and how they can participate in these types of projects. Learn to edit and contribute to Wikipedia: Wikipedia is edited by volunteers from all over the world. Training students on Wikipedia can help them develop skills in editing and contributing to online content, as well as an understanding of the responsibility that comes with doing so. Learn about media bias and misinformation: Wikipedia has been criticized for bias and misinformation. Training students on Wikipedia can help them develop critical thinking skills and an awareness of the limitations of online information.

Wikimedia Project edit

Please state the Wikimedia project your project will focus majorly on (e.g. English Wikipedia, Wikidata, etc). It is advisable to focus on one Wikimedia project, but a maximum of two projects is allowed.

English Wikipedia

Contact person and Location edit

Please state the contact details of the contact person(s) for this project including email(s) and location. For more than one contact person, indicate same details for everyone

  • Full name: Abonyi Emmanuel chibuike
  • Email address:
  • Address: Port Harcourt Rivers state
  • Location of Project: Port Harcourt Rivers state

Project class edit

Please state if you are applying as an individual or a network/club I am applying as an individual

Timeline of activities edit

Please state the timeline of your activities, and include the start and end date for your project on 24/02/2024 from 8am to 2pm

Project Goal edit

Choose one or more of the following goals. Feel free to add or delete goals as required by your project.

  1. create awareness of wikipedia
  2. recruit new editors
  3. Add or improve content

Project Plan edit

Activities edit

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

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings? I am doing one editathon or training

2. How have you let relevant Wikimedia communities know about this proposal? You are required to provide links to on-wiki pages to inform these communities about your proposed work. Examples of places where this can be done include community discussion pages, affiliate discussion pages, or relevant project talk pages.
You may also provide information about external social media channels you may be using. Earliar before now I have reach out to other wikimdia communities. I will make use of whatsApp group to communicate the participants

3. How will you let participants know about the edit-a-thon? In what ways will you be communicating with them?
For example, these can include on-wiki spaces, social media channels, mailing lists, messaging apps, or physical/online gatherings. I will use mailing list and physical gathering.

4. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event? Please provide links to the usernames of these individuals. (NOTE: all experienced Wikimedia editors MUST endorse your proposal as proof of availability)
For example: User:Kaizenify AborisadeAdetona Medi Ashioma

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

6. How will you engage participants after the event(s)? I will be active in the whatsApp group that I will add them to continue answering related questions.

7. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project? I want want my proposal to be granted in order to create pronounce awareness of wikipedia through this project.

Impact edit

How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets (only those applicable to your project):

  1. Number of events - 1
  2. Number of participants - 30
  3. Number of new editors - 5
  4. Number of of articles created - 2
  5. Number of of articles improved - 2
  6. Number of of images uploaded -
  7. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) -

Metrics tracking edit

How do you plan to track your project metrics?

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). I Chibuike I am the organizer, I want to train people on how edit on wikipedia no order source of income.

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount. Projector #15,000 Snacks #60,000 Facilitator #20,000 Venue #20,000 Generator #10,000 Water #5000 logistics #10,000

Total: #140,000

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