Grants:Wikimedia UG Nigeria Grants/Wikimedia User Group Nigeria Community Support Fund/WikilovesAfrica '24 LASU Epe

Project summary edit

Briefly summarize your project proposal.

  • Wiki Loves Africa '24 LASU Epe is a project that enables new and existing members of the fan club contribute media that showcases african creativity in our environment to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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.

  • WikiCommons, English wikipedia, wiki loves africa

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: Jakkari Abdulsomad. S
  • Email address:
  • Address: Epe, Lagos
  • Location of Project: Epe, Lagos

Project class edit

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

  • Club

Timeline of activities edit

Please state the timeline of your activities, and include the start and end date for your project

  • 13th- 27th March, 2024.

Project Goal edit

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

  1. recruit new editors
  2. Add content related to African Creativity
  3. Introduce the new executives of the fanclub
  4. train editors on using wiki commons

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?

One Training session, one photo walk session and one editathon

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.

Through emails and WUGN talkpage

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.

Through social media platforms such as WhatsApp groups and physical engagements

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

General Jakk

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

Participants will be asked to come with their mobile devices for participation, needed skills will be taught. Also internet service will be provided for those who don't have to participate

6. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

a closed whatsapp group and google forms will be used

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

This is the third time wikiloves africa project would be carried out in LASU Epe and new executives would be introduced.

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 - 3
  2. Number of participants - 35
  3. Number of new editors - 10
  4. Number of of articles created -
  5. Number of of articles improved -
  6. Number of of images uploaded - 150
  7. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events) - 20

Metrics tracking edit

How do you plan to track your project metrics?

A dashboard would be created to track the metrics and reviews would be taken from participants

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).

JoshuaOpemipo20 is an experienced user
General Jakk is an experienced user

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

  • E-fliers: 8000
  • Transportation of Members: 20000
  • Customized tee shirts for 5 facilitators: 22000
  • Customized tee shirts for 5 most active participants: 22000
  • Internet Coverage: 15000
  • Photo coverage: 15000
  • Feeding/ Refreshments: 33 X 2500 = 82500
  • projector and Screen Rental: 5500
  • Resource Persons Welfare/ Transportation: 2 X 10000 = 20000
  • Miscellaneous: 10000
  • Total: 220000

Endorsements edit

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