Wikimédiens User Group Septentrion
The Wikimédiens Users Group Septentrion is a Wikimedia user group of Benineses from the north part of the country. We are interested in organizing and participating in outreach activities on national level including GLAM and mostly Education initiatives. Members of WUGS have been active for quite some time already participating and co-organizing among others many educational partnerships workshops and edit-a-thons. The Wikimédiens Users Group Septentrion aims at the organization and representation of the Beninese north community as well as the promotion and participation on projects that the Wikimedia Foundation keeps.
- Develop a strategy for outreach activities in north Bénin and successful implementation of the strategy;
- Develop and establish a Wiki Education program in Benin in general and the north in particular;
- Improve quality and number of articles and other content in french language in Wikimedia projects;
- Improve quality and number of content about North Benin culture and tradition in other languages in Wikimedia projects, including projects like Commons and Wikidata;
- Collaborate with other Wikimedia user groups and chapters, other free culture groups in Benin and the region.
- Develop two (2) incubators for Dendi and Bariba Dialects
Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia
Promote contents editions on Wikimedia projects
Trainings and Edit-a-thons on how to edit and improve Wikimedia projects in north Benin schools and universities
Organizing article contests and thematic weeks about topics related african cultures and traditions
Organizing wiki-excursions and another events for establishments relationship between community and cultural institutions based in north Bénin.
We are a team of self-motivated individuals who improve articles on Wikimedia Foundation projects and promote free and open access to knowledge in the north part of the country. We are also invested in projects that sensitize and train communities about Wikipedia.
|Nom & Prénom||User Name||Contributions||Title in WUGS|
|Ross Patrick Azogbonon||Ross.Patrick||Global account information||Head and founding member of WUGS|
|Saliou ABDOU||saliousoft||Global account information||Secretary and founding member of WUGS|
|Christiane Victoire Kiki||Victoire Chris||Global account information||Assistant treasurer and founding member of WUGS|
|Constant Azogbonon||Azogbonon||Global account information||Treasurer and founding member of WUGS|
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