Wikimania 2021/Scholarships/Wikimedia Ghana User Group

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Wikimedia Ghana User Group
This is a Wikimedia Ghana User Group Wikimania scholarship application being put in for members of our User Group who wants to participate in this year's virtual Wikimania.
start dateAugust 13
start year2021
end dateAugust 17
end year2021
budget (local currency)¢11,413.85
budget (USD)$1952.127
typeOrganization
nonprofitNon-profit
contact(s)• community(_AT_)wmgh.org• User:Owula kpakpo
Wikimedia Affiliate• Wikimedia Ghana User Group
website (if applicable)• www.wmgh.org

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

ActivitiesEdit

What Wikimedia movement affiliate do you represent?

  • Wikimedia Ghana 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)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for distributing funds to community members, such as transfer fees.
  • Post-Wikimania meetups resulting from having attended Wikimania (food, beverage, meeting space)

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.

  • Community members would be required to fill a data scholarship form stating the reasons why they need the funds.
  • Members who apply for our data scholarship must meet the minimum edit requirement as everyone who applies for Wikimania Scholarships.
  • Our user group has a bank app that we use for payments so we would be using it to send data packages for our members.

OutcomesEdit

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
  • 10-50 participants will receive data packages to support their participation at Wikimania
  • 1 post-Wikimania meetups will be funded

BudgetEdit

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)
  • Data Scholarship
    • Number of participants 40
    • Each participants = ¢30
    • Number of days = 5
    • 40 x 30 x 5 = ¢6000
    • Total :¢6,000
  • Hardware expenses
    • Budget: ¢2,400


  • Post Wikimania event budget
    • Food: 50 x ¢17.00 per plate = ¢850.00
    • Beverage: ¢100
    • Meeting Space : ¢450.00
    • Internet: ¢150
    • Volunteer stipend: 100 x 3 = ¢ 300
    • Total:¢1,850
  • Administrative or operational costs:¢ 1,163.85
  • Total = ¢11,413.85
  • USD: $1952.127

SupportEdit

  SupportCastling D (talk) 17:00, 27 June 2021 (UTC)

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 communityevents@wikimedia.org and rapidgrants@wikimedia.org to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.

ParticipantsEdit

  • Volunteer add more edition to organization. Chirifo (talk) 17:15, 24 July 2021 (UTC)

Alhassan Mohammed Awal (talk) 06:10, 12 August 2021 (UTC)