Wikimedia CH/Micro Grant/Kawayashu/Achat d'un ordinateur pour les activités locales en Tunisie

Please provide the following information for your micro-grant request:

Your Username: Kawayashu


Your Country of residence: Tunisia


Amount requested:600 euros


Planned activity: 1/Coordinating the Tunisian activities of the queer Wikipedia clubs in Tunisia in Sfax, Bizerte, Sousse and Tunis. 2/Coordinating the Queering Wikipedia Conference 3/Coordinating the LessanspagEs activities in Tunis.


People involved
(e.g. How many people can benefit from the micro grant you request): Myself, and participants to the workshops I organize.

Please explain what influence your activity will have on Wikimedia Projects

(e.g. quantitative: number of new pictures uploaded to commons, no of new articles created / qualitative: strengthen the community of german-speaking wikipedia authors etc,):

My activities are focusing on building and mentoring a new category of editors in Tunisia, who are non-normative queer people, thanks to a partnership with Mawjoudin association. For now, we are training members in three cities where Mawjoudin has visibility: Bizerte, Tunis and Sousse. Hopefully, After the corona crisis is over, we will continue conducting the workshops and reach the fourth city, Sfax.

Also through LessanspagEs, I want to enrich the content related to Tunisian people who identify as women, a category that is still very poorly represented in the Tunisian community.

All these workshops are organized by me and usually I am the trainer as well. (For now there is also another member who co-facilitating with me, but she is not alwas available to go to other cities).

And of course, apart of all this, having this computer will allow me to continue editing on Wikipedia (arabic, french, and english)) asy computer is not functional anymore.


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