Wiki Advocates Philippines User Group
Wiki Advocates Philippines User Group We are a community of Filipino volunteer Wikimedians advocating free knowledge through the different Wikimedia projects; promoting the use of these projects primarily but not limited to education and in promoting equal gender representation. Empowering communities through project development, supporting global human rights advocacy, and hosting campaigns promoting the free knowledge ecosystem.
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|Wiki Advocates Philippines User Group|
|Legal status||Non-stock; non-profit|
|Founding date||August 10, 2023|
|Approval date||February 6, 2023|
|Main office||Pasacao, Camarines Sur|
|Membership||20 regular members, 10 associate members|
|Volunteers||87 community volunteers|
|Official language(s)||Central Bikol|
|Other language(s)||Tagalog, English|
|Chairman of the Board||Bianca Brazal|
Board Members 2023-2024
|Incorporation paper||Registration Certificate|
|Budget||USD 67,653.38 for FY 2023-2024|
|Reports||Link to Report|
|Phone number||(054) 811-4302|
|Mailing address||Zone 4 San Cirilo, Pasacao, Camarines Sur, Philippines, 4417|
- Develop the Bikol Wiktionary through series of edit-a-thons and language preservation activities such as studying orthography, adding vocabularies, and recording pronunciations through the Lingua Libre and Spell4Wiki application.
- Improve contents of Central Bikol Wikiquote and Tagalog Wikiquote through involvement in campaigns such as SheSaid and Art and Feminism, and programs such as Hatch-A-Wiki.
Meet-ups. The group will be organizing meet-ups for its members in order to exchange ideas and to find ways to support them to continue editing the projects in areas where they would need help.
Translate-a-thons. The group will be helping new Wikimedians learn editing techniques, and translate and improve the content in Wikimedia projects using the content translation tool.
Trainings. The group will be conducting online and offline training on how to effectively contribute to the different Wikimedia Projects and how to participate in the different global campaigns.
Resource Sharing. The group will develop open-access materials related to accessing the different Wiki projects and develop an offline Wikipedia suitable for the Philippine communities and share it among the remote communities here in the country.
Community Office Hours. The group will be conducting online tutorials, talks, Q&A sessions, and Wikiprojects on-boarding for newbies experienced Wikimedians or anyone who is up for open knowledge and Wikimedia-based projects.
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