Grants:Wikimedia UG Nigeria Grants/Wikimedia User Group Nigeria Community Support Fund/Wikipedia Awareness in Katikan Katsina College of Education Dandume

Project summary edit

Briefly summarize your project proposal.

  • The Wikimedia initiative at Katikan Katsina College of Education Dandume is dedicated to delivering extensive training and fostering awareness of Wikipedia among students. Through dynamic workshops and informative sessions, the initiative strives to empower students with the skills necessary to contribute effectively to Wikipedia and various Wikimedia platforms. By nurturing a culture of knowledge-sharing and digital literacy, the project endeavors to empower students, encouraging them to play an active role in creating and enhancing online content.

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.

  • 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: Yusuf Sa'adu
  • Email address:
  • Address: Mahuta, Dandume
  • Location of Project: Katsina State

Project class edit

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

  • Individual

Timeline of activities edit

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

  • Start - 25 February, 2024
  • End - 15 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 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?

Two days of Edit-a-thon

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.

I will let them know via phone call and chatting on social media

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.

WhatsApp group

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

User:Hamza DK

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

All the participants have smartphones

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

I will engage participants via WhatsApp group of Karadua Wikimedia Community

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

This is the second time to reapply this Grant 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 -2
  2. Number of participants -20
  3. Number of new editors -15
  4. Number of of articles created -30
  5. Number of of articles improved -140
  6. Number of of images uploaded -10
  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?

Dashboard tool

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 User:Yusuf Sa'adu, I will lead the event with the help of User:Hamza DK

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

  1. Refreshment: 1,500 x 22 (participants and facilitators) = N33,000×2days=N66,000
  2. Hall: N30,000×2days=N60,000
  3. Event's banner:N10,000.
  4. T-shirts for facilitators:N5,000×2=N10,000.
  5. Generator and fuelling × 2days = 20,000
  6. Transport for 1 orgerzer: 10,000
  7. Contingency - N10,000

Total amount=N186,000

Endorsements edit

Community members are encouraged to endorse your project request here!

  •   Strong support This might brings new contributors in wiki movement and Wikipedia Hausa in particular.Hamza DK (talk) 09:03, 14 February 2024 (UTC)

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