Luganda Wikipedia For Education 2020

The biggest population of Uganda speaks and uses Luganda as a local language but there is limited content in luganda online. This project seeks to bridge the content gap by availing localised content online in Luganda. Wiki4Education will therefore target students in secondary schools to utilise open education resources like Wikipedia, Wikisource in their learning. In turn we will collaborate with the department of languages, Makerere University to avail content relevant to the students' learning. This will be a four months initiative.


  • Train at least five Luganda language teachers on how to use open education resources in their classrooms
  • Work with tertiary institutions to create content to be used by secondary school teachers


  • Increase digital literacy through the use of Wikimedia projects for participating students and teachers.
  • Improve the Luganda wikipedia interface.
  • Create awareness on the use of Luganda Wikipedia in the selected schools.
  • Conduct advocacy meetings for the adoption of Luganda Wikipedia as an education resource in Uganda schools.
  • Increase quality and quantity of the content on luganda wikipedia

Guidelines for ParticipantsEdit

  • Create wikipedia account incase participant doesn't have one
  • Check the List of articles to be created
  • Select articles to create or edit
  • sign in to the dashboard with your wikipedia credentials
  • Login and Start Editing on Luganda wikipedia
  • Refer to Translation tool if article already exists in another language wikipedia e.g English wikipedia

List of Luganda Wikipedia pages to work onEdit

To  get to Luganda Wikipedia

To get to the articles currently in the Luganda Wikipedia


  • Many pages are stubs that need improving. We can create or improve pages in the following categories
  • I have proposed creating or improving pages on Buganda’s cultural leaders and culture since this will help us to get more support from Mengo. the links here are from the English Wikipedia

Cultural leadersEdit

  • Muwenda Mutebi II of Buganda
  • Buganda
  • Kabaka of Buganda
  • Mutesa II of Buganda

Clans and totems of BugandaEdit


Counties of BugandaEdit

  • Buddu
  • Kyadondo
  • Kyaggwe
  • Buwekula
  • Mawokota
  • Kabula
  • Busiro
  • Singo
  • Bulemezi
  • Ssesse
  • Buvuma
  • Buruli
  • Kooki
  • Mawogola
  • Bugerere
  • Butambala
  • Gomba
  • Busujju

Regional office holders (Abaami b’amasaza)Edit

  • Pookino (Buddu)
  • Mugerere (Bugerere)
  • Kangaawo (Bulemeezi)
  • Kimbugwe (Buruli)
  • Ssebwana (Busiro)
  • Kasujju (Busujju)
  • Katambala (Butambala)
  • Mbuubi (Buvuma)
  • Luwekula (Buweekula)
  • Kitunzi (Ggomba)
  • Luwama (Kabula)
  • Kaamuswaga (Kkooki)
  • Kaggo (Kyadondo)
  • Ssekiboobo (Kyaggwe)
  • Muteesa (Mawogola)
  • Kayima (Mawokota)
  • Kweba (Ssese)
  • Mukwenda (Ssingo)
  • Ssabagabo
  • Kiyimba (Bugangazzi)
  • Kyambalongo (Buyaga)

Imams of Uganda since 1972Edit

  • Sheikh Ahmed Rashid (1973 -1979)
  • Sheikh Abdulqadir Mbogo (1979 -1982)
  • Sheikh Mahmood Saalim Walukagga (1983 -1985)
  • Sheikh Hassan Twaib Mutumba (1992-1999)
  • Sheikh Nuuhu Muzaata Batte (2000 - 2005)
  • Sheikh Hussein Rajab Kakooza (2006 - present)

Assistant ImamsEdit

  • Sheikh Muhammed Galabuzi
  • Sheikh Uthman Kiryowa
  • Sheikh Muhammad Nyanzi
  • Sheikh Ali Shiwuyo
  • Sheikh Imran Ssali
  • Sheikh Abduwahiid Nkalubo

Districts and cities in UgandaEdit


Cuisine in UgandaEdit


National Parks in UgandaEdit


Water bodies in Uganda (lakes and rivers)Edit


Major Hospitals in UgandaEdit


Major Schools in UgandaEdit


Universities in UgandaEdit


Universal code of conduct draft reviewEdit


Twenty three articles were created in a duration of two months with four main editors. Due to covid we had one offline engagement and then shifted to online engagements for the left over duration. A competition was held for the most edits made .

Tools and templatesEdit

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