Wikimania 2021/Scholarships/Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group

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Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group
This project will be gathering of two event, online meetup and in person event inline with wikimania 2021, in our community. In other to enhance and bring all our people to wikimania 2021.
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start date10th August
start year2021
end date25th August.
end year2021
budget (local currency)1,930,750
budget (USD)4697 USD
grant typeGroup
granteeAnasskokoMusa Vacho77

Applications are not required to be in English. Please complete the application in your preferred language.

Note: Wikimania 2021 scholarhship applicants must be Wikimedia movement affiliates. Individuals and other organizations are not eligible.

Project PlanEdit


What Wikimedia movement affiliate do you represent?

Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group

What needs are you requesting funding for to support your community’s participation at Wikimania?
Please review following eligible activities and expenses below, and write below any that will be included in your activities.

  • Childcare services (or similar family services) to support Wikimania participation
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community members, such as transfer fees
  • Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones, head/earphones)
    Note: Requests for computers, laptops, tablets, and other personal devices are not eligible.
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support for pre-recorded Wikimania sessions (such as equipment or space)
  • In-person meetups that coincide with Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Post-Wikimania meetups resulting from having attended Wikimania (food, beverage, meeting space)

Answers: the amount to spent during the wikimania

If you are requesting more than 1000 USD to distribute to your community, please provide additional detail on how you will distribute these funds.
Please provide a summary explaining the following:

  • how you will invite community members to apply for funding,
  • the criteria you will use to determine eligibility, and
  • the processes or services you will use to distribute funds.

This description does not need to be comprehensive, but should generally explain the process for how community members will receive funds or support to participate in Wikimania. For support on eligibility criteria, feel free to review this reviewer's guide for previous Wikimania scholarship programs.
If you are not distributing funds to community members, please write N/A below.


Please provide a range or estimate for the number of participants the funding will support.
It is OK if this is estimate is based on limited information, but we want to have an idea of how your activities will support community participation in Wikimania. Some examples:

  • 3-5 participants will receive childcare support to support their participation at Wikimania.
  • 10 participants will receive hardware support
  • 1-2 post-Wikimania meetups will be funded
  • 10-20 participants will receive data packages to support their participation at Wikimania

Estimate base on limited information

  • ... Child Care Services For 30 participant will cost 150,000 NGN
  • ... Data packages to support 30 participant and data for uploading files will cost 100,000 NGN
  • ... Small hardware expenses for 30 participant will coast 150,000 NGN
  • Video production will cost 200,000 NGN
  • Meet up, total for both 2 online meetup and 1 in person event will cost 615,750 NGN
  • Hall for 2 days will cost 200,000 X 2 NGN
  • Graphic design will cost 30,000 NGN
  • Certificate will cost 100,000 NGN
  • Banner will cost 105, 000 NGN
  • Contingency 80,000 NGN


How you will use the funds you are requesting? Please use the following categories for your expenses. Don’t forget to include a total amount, and update this amount in the Probox at the top of your page too!

  • Childcare services (or similar family services)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
    In addition to a total budget, please indicate the average data cost per person who will receive funds for this need.
  • Administrative or operational costs for distributing funds
  • Small hardware expenses to support access
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support
  • Meetups during or after Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)


Sl.No Item Quantity Rate (NGN)

Each participant

Total (NGN)/USD Notes
Total Cost of Event
(Sumtotal :NGN 520,000 / USD 1,368 ).
1 Child Care Services 30 particpants 5,000 x 30 150,000 NGN To support participants with child care services
2 Data packages 1 time 100,000 100,000 Cost of data to be used during the conference, and a cost of data to upload images and videos to Wikimedia Commons.
3 Small hardware expenses 30 participants 5,000 X 30 150,000 NGN
4 Video production 1 event --- 200,000 NGN Cost of data to carry out video production during the general conference and photographs.
5 Meet-upp 3 event 615,750 NGN Total amount for both 2 online meet up and 1 in-person event.
5 i Online meet-up 2 online meet up -- 250,000 NGN Online meeting before and after and the conference, which will be online, with data support to participants.
5 ii In person meet-up 5,15,750 NGN In person meet up, this include refreshments i.e Food, snacks and drinks...., hall,projector and computer rental
6 Hall 2 days 200,000 400,000NGN

974,42 USD

The conference require a very large hall in other to go in line with Covid 19 protocols.
7 Graphics design 10 3,000 30,000 Images that will help in making promotion online, and images to be used in during the projects.
8 Certificate 50 2,000 100,000 Certificate of participation in the conference for both design and printing, depending of the attendees.
9 Banner 3 35,000 105,000 Banner to be used at the Center of the event, that is a banner for the Wikimania, for Nigerian Commons Photographers User Group and for Wikimedia Commons.
10 Contingency 80,000 80,000
Grand Total: 1,930,750 Naira NGN (410.153 Naira to a Dollar) as of July 2nd, 2021 in

Completing your applicationEdit

Once you have completed the application, please do the following:

  • Change the application status from status=draft to status=proposed in the {{Probox}} template.
  • Contact and to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.