Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili/User group agreement

Final application


Group name: Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group

Group description:

  • We keep on consulting by way of internet to strengthen Swahili wikipedia and make it better
  • Several of our members are directly involved in coaching new editors in Morogoro and Dar es Salaam
  • We plan to have more workshops for people at universities in East Africa
  • Presently we work on making our astronomy entries a manuscript for the first Swahili astronomy lexikon which is to be printed by Institute of Kiswahili Studies, University of Dar es Salaam,
  • After some time it will be good to bring our group together again for a meetup.

Group wiki page:

Group location: Internet

Active Wikimedians:

Logo: Wikimedia community logo

Terms: Yes

User group agreement and code of conduct


The Wikimedia Foundation ("we", or "us") is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and engaging people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain and to disseminate it effectively and globally.

You and your user group, the Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group, ("you") agree to the conditions in this agreement by clicking "I agree" on your user group application.

You will follow our Trademark Policy

You have read and agree to follow our Trademark Policy. This policy explains when you can freely use Wikimedia logos and when you need to ask permission.

You are independent from the Wikimedia Foundation and other groups

This agreement does not create an employment, agency, or partnership relationship between you and the Wikimedia Foundation and any other Wikimedia organization. You acknowledge and understand that you and the Wikimedia Foundation are independent of each other. You and your user group may not speak or act for the Wikimedia Foundation in any way.

You are recognized as a user group as long as you follow this agreement

This agreement will last for 1 year, beginning on the date you receive your user group recognition notice from the Affiliations Committee. This agreement will automatically renew for additional one-year terms unless the agreement is otherwise terminated.

We may terminate the agreement at any point by providing 30-days written notice. The Affiliations Committee may terminate this agreement immediately if you violate the Code of Conduct. You may terminate this agreement at any time by sending notice to the Affiliations Committee.

Your user group's name and logo

Your approved name is "Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group." Your name must be consistent with the User Groups Naming guidelines.

The Wikimedia Foundation gives you permission to use your approved name for activities that are consistent with the code of conduct and this agreement. This permission ends if your agreement is terminated.

You may freely use the Wikipedia affiliative logo or the Wikimedia community logo to identify your group. If you wish to use any Wikimedia logo (other than as allowed in the Trademark Policy) you may submit a request to the Wikimedia Foundation trademarks team at: <> or by filling out this form.

Our Code of Conduct

You must follow our code of conduct:

Your group's goals and activities should be consistent with the Wikimedia mission. You must not engage in activity that is inconsistent with the Wikimedia guiding principles or poses significant risk to other Wikimedia organizations or Wikimedia projects.

You must follow the Wikimedia Trademark Policy, including our Visual Identity Guidelines.

You should strive to run a friendly and respectful group, and you should ensure your group's events are consistent with the Wikimedia Friendly Spaces Policy.

You must make clear in your communications that you are an independent group of volunteers, and you are not the Wikimedia Foundation or Wikipedia.

You must behave transparently, including maintaining a Wikimedia project wiki page describing your group and its activities, and providing an annual update of your activities to the Wikimedia community and the Wikimedia Foundation. You should post this report as an update on Meta-Wiki.

You must provide the Wikimedia Foundation the names and contact informations for at least two representatives for your user group. These representatives must agree to this agreement. Upon the Wikimedia Foundation's request, your representatives will need to provide additional information to confirm their identity. The names of your representatives may be used publicly to identify your group.

You may not engage in illegal activity, and you must comply with all financial and privacy laws and regulations.

You must maintain and satisfy all relevant license requirements and other legal obligations to operate your group.

Other terms

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, without regard to conflict-of-laws principles. The parties will first attempt to resolve all disputes through mediation. If mediation fails, then we will resolve that dispute, and consent to personal jurisdiction exclusively, in a state or federal court in San Francisco County, California.

It may be necessary for the Wikimedia Foundation to modify this User Group Agreement from time to time. Your representatives will receive 30-days prior notice by email of any changes to this agreement.

Each of the parties has signed this Agreement as of the Effective Date.

Ingo Koll

Individually and as agent for User Group


Title: ______________________________

Mohamed Lupinga

Individually and as agent for User Group


Title: ______________________________