Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group

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Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group (MMR) is a Wikimedia user group for people living in, interested in or connected to Myanmar and also its relations/connections to the neighboring countries and around the world.

Myanmar Wikimedia Community User Group

Location of Myanmar (green) in ASEAN (dark grey)
LocationMyanmar Icons-flag-mm.png
Country codeMMR
Legal statusvoluntary and non-profit organization
Approval date31 January 2020
Main officeYangon
Official language(s)Burmese
Other language(s)English
Kachin
Kayah
Karen
Chin
Mon
Rakhine
Shan
AffiliationsESEAP
Mailing listwikimedia-mm
TwitterMyanmar Wikipedia
FacebookMWCUG
Myanmar Wikipedia

ObjectivesEdit

  • Organize outreach program and workshop online or offline to promote Wikimedia projects in Myanmar
  • Help people in Myanmar learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • Help minority languages users in Myanmar to setup their own Wikimedia projects
  • Gather more Myanmar related data to contribute to Wikimedia projects

ActivitiesEdit

PlannedEdit

  • Planning to conduct seminar by Myanmar Wikipedia and Shan Wikipedia at Taunggyi, Shan State in January 2020
  • Planning to conduct seminar by Myanmar Wikipedia and Mon Wikipedia at Mawlamyaing, Mon State in February 2020
  • Co-operate with Phandeeyar Accelerator (www.phandeeyar.org) to conduct monthly workshop in Yangon in 2020
  • Co-operate with Ministry of Education to start off Wikipedia in Education initiative
  • Co-operate with Ministry of Culture to start GLAM-initiative in Myanmar

HistoryEdit

  • Organize Myanmar Wikipedia Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand in 2009
  • Participate at NetMonday event organized by Telenor Myanmar as Main Contributor and talk about Wikipedia to more than 2,000 University students at Dagon University, Yangon in 2014
  • Participate at similar NetMonday event and talk about Wikipedia to more than 2,000 University students at Mandalay University, Mandalay in 2014
  • Organize Wikipedia Editing Workshop at Mandalay University, Computer Science Department in 2014
  • Organize Wikipedia Seminar in Yangon, Myanmar on October 2018
  • Organize Wikipedia Seminar in Mandalay, Myanmar on November 2019
  • Organize Wikipedia Workshop in Taunggyi, Myanmar on March 2020.
  • Organize Wikipedia Online Workshop via Zoom on November 2020.

Wikimedia-logo.svg Wikimedia Projects of Languages Spoken in MyanmarEdit

Language Projects Articles Pages Edits Admins Users Active Users
Burmese Wikipedia 51,392 138,226 563,887 5 86,968 200
Wiktionary 123,938 126,890 846,197 2 6,996 9
Shan Wikipedia 7,804 19,385 41,797 2 1,982 17
Wiktionary 21,326 23,281 45,444 2 196 2
Mon Wikipedia 770 2,909 23,968 3 1,299 -1

Strategy 2021Edit

Please find the following link for Wikimedia Community User Group Strategy 2021 written in Myanmar Language.

Contact informationEdit

Information for New MembersEdit

If you are interested to join our user group, you can add in your Username to below section "Interested in Participating". Feel free to contact User:Zawthet or User:Ninjastrikers if you need further information. Alternatively, you can contact us via Myanmar Wikipedia Facebook Group.

Interested in participatingEdit

Affiliations Committee ResolutionsEdit