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Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group is the community of volunteer contributors from Benin and its diaspora to Wikimedia foundation projects.

Wikimédiens du Bénin
User Group

Benin
LocationFlag of Benin.svg Bénin
Country codeBJ
Approval date11 May 2019
Official language(s)French
Other language(s)
E-mail addresswikimediens.benin@gmail.com
Telegramt.me/wikimediensBenin
TwitterwikimediensBJ
FacebookwikimediensBenin
Promote free knowledge in Bénin!

ObjectivesEdit

Main objectives of Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group are:

  • Develop at national scale a community of active contributors capable to edit articles about Bénin, its story, culture and people.
  • Develop a community of volunteer developers to contribute to Mediawiki by fixing bugs, developing new gadgets and extensions.
  • Promote Beninese indigenous languages on wikipedia and its sister projects by starting wiki in our own languages.
  • Set partnerships with national and international institutions to promote both use and contributions to Wikipedia in schools and universities.

ActivitiesEdit

  • Workshops
  • Edit-a-thons
  • Hackathons
  • Journées contributives (Mois international de la contribution francophone, Mois africain Wikipédia)
  • Conferences etc...

MembersEdit

Nom & Prénom User Name Contributions
Mahuton POSSOUPE Mah3110 Global account information
Fawaz TAIROU Fawaz.tairou Global account information
Adoscam Adoscam Global account information
Nerus KOLADE Nerus1er Global account information
AÏOUNOU K. Gilchrist LeThenoR229 Global account information
Sègla POSSOUKPE Seglagp Global account information
Saliou ABDOU saliousoft Global account information
Eric ASSOGBA Eric Global account information
Wilfrand ATCHI Warlock F Global account information
Raoul K. SAMBIENI raoulsamb Global account information
SAGBO Rodéric Rodericos Global account information
Hamidou ALI OROU Capitaine005 Global account information
Chamsyatou MAMA GAO ChamsyGAO Global account information
KAKE Géoffroy G_kake Global account information
SOULE Ismail ismailsoule Global account information
EZIN Olive OliveEZIN Global account information
MAMA ADAMOU Houdou HudAdam Global account information
HOUANYE S. E. Gédéon hgedeon Global account information
Aurès TCHICHE Auresolla Global account information
RADJI Abdel Gani NiouRADJI Global account information
Patrick Lafia FICO OROU patricklafiafico Global account information
Richmond DAKPOGAN Richmond_Dakpogan Global account information
Heikki Kastemaa Kulttuurinavigaattori Global account information
Mohammed AMOUSSA Wisdom AMOUSSA Global account information
Isaac DOSSOU Isaac.dossou Global account information
Niellie GNANSOUNOU Niellie_GNANSOUNOU Global account information
Osée LISSA HOUNKPATIN Ozz 229 Global account information
Bendjédid Rachad SANOUSSI Rachad_sanoussi Global account information

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Events & ProjectsEdit

Past events:Edit

  • For the first time Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group organized Wiki Loves Africa in Bénin.
 
Atelier d'écriture - Wikipédia - WLA2019 Bénin 11
  • Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group will be organizing from June 1st to June 30th Wiki Loves Earth in Bénin
  • Wikipedia - Commons and wikidata workshop at Iroko Fablab: June 5th

Upcoming events:Edit

  • Wikipedia - Commons and wikidata workshop in Grand-Popo: Date to be confirmed


ProjectsEdit

 
Page d'accueil Wikipedia Fon

During Wikimedia 2018 hackathon in Barcelona, with support of Wikimedia Foundation language experts, we started in incubator a Wikipedia in Fon. Fongbé is the indigenous language most spoken in Bénin by about 4 million people.

If you can write, read or speak Fongbé then join us to contribute: Wikpedia Fon in Incubator

ContactsEdit

To contact us:

-Email: wikimediens.benin@gmail.com

-Facebook: Wikimédiens du Bénin:

-Twitter: Wikimédiens du Bénin

-Telegram: Wikimédiens du Bénin

ImagesEdit

Affiliations Committee ResolutionsEdit