Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda/Events & Projects

Upcoming and ongoing events 2021Edit


Event or activity Date Theme Organiser Contact person or Lead Venue Dashboard
Wiki 20 Countdown 23rd January 2021 20 Years of Wikipedia. Wikipedia Weekly Network (WWN) Interested African Affiliates Online Africa countdown
Movement Communications Focus Groups 20th January 2021 How the Foundation can better support communities with communications. Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) Douglas, Geoffrey, Alice, Sandra Online Movement communications insights
Community Resources: Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020-2021 19th January 2021 - April 2021 Aligning with the new strategic direction: Develop - Brainstorm Ideas Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) Douglas, Geoffrey, Samson Online Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020-2021
Wiki Loves Africa 2021 20th January 2021 - April 15th 2021 Health and Wellness User group Douglas and Faith Online, and offline Wiki Loves Africa in Brief
Wikisoccerthons 2021 18th January 2021 - May 2021 National and Regional Outreach User group Douglas Online, and offline Meta page to be created
NGO registration 4th January 2021 - March 2021 To the next level User group Douglas and Erina Online, and offline Meta page to be created
Introdcution to the Wikimedia Community, and projects Saturday 9th January 2021 Stronger Together. User group and MapUganda Douglas Online Portable document Version on Commons.
WikiIndaba 2020 November 2021 (Tentative) TBC. Usergroup + WisCom + WMF Erina TBC WikiIndaba Meta page
Movement Strategy (Wikimedia 2030) January 2021 - April 2021 Global Transition Conversations. WMF + The Wikimedia Movement Douglas Online Global Transition events
Wikimedia Events Office Hours 11th February 2021 Event Accessibility, friendly space in a virtual event context. Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) TBC Online Events team Office Hours
Ngalabi Film Festival 2021 TBC TBC Usergroup and Goethe Zentrum TBC TBC TBC
Community Board Seats Feb 1 - March 14 Call for feedback WMF TBC Online Meta Page
WikiGap 2021 TBC TBC Usergroup and Swedish Embassy TBC TBC TBC
Wiki4Refugees 2021 TBC TBC Usergroup TBC TBC TBC
Luganda Wikipedia TBC TBC Usergroup TBC TBC TBC
Wiki Loves Earth 2021 May TBC Usergroup TBC TBC TBC
Literacy Week of activities TBC TBC Usergroup and FEMRITE TBC TBC TBC
Wiki Loves Monuments 2021 September TBC Usergroup TBC TBC TBC
GLAM 2021 TBC TBC Usergroup TBC TBC TBC


Activities in 2020Edit


Event or activity Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
MOU with OpenStreetMap Uganda 10 October - 15 December 2020 Stronger Together. Wikimedia Community User group Uganda and MapUganda Online and offline Portable document Version on Commons
Movement Strategy Prioritisation events 30 September - 14 December 2020 Transition into implementation. Wikimedia Community User group Uganda Online and offline Summary report on meta
Wikisoccerthons 20 August - 20 November 2020 Community, content and outreach Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Online and offline Campaign and course page
Uganda.Tanzania Seeking Sources 01 - 22 August 2020 Uganda.Tanzania - Seeking Sources Wikimedia Community User Group Tanzania,Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Online Ug.Tz Seeking Sources Dashboard
Visibility Project - East Africa 5th June - 5th July 2020 To improve the visibility of African women and increase the number of female editors on Wikipedia African Women in Media,Wikimedia User Group Nigeria,Wikimedia Community User Group Tanzania,Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Online Visibility Project dashboard
1Lib1Ref African Librarians Week 24th May - 30th May 2020 Promoting African Scholars to the World African Libraries & Information Associations & Institutions Online Dashboard
Wiki Loves Earth 2020 4th May - 31 July 2020 Help Wikimedia Commons, and Wikipedia for you to win! Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Online Wiki Loves Earth 2020 in Uganda
Wiki Loves Africa 2020 events 15th February - 11th May 2020 Transportation - Africa on the move! Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Goethe Zentrum-Kampala and online Wiki Loves Africa 2020 on Wikicommons
WikiGap 2020 in Uganda 1st - March 31st 2020, Editathon on 7th March I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Makerere University Dashboard
WikiForRefugees Editathon in Uganda February 22-23, 2020 Wikipedia editor training Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Rhino Refugee Settlement, Arua Dashboard
WikiForHumanRights Editathon January, 25th-30th, 2020 To claim your rights, you need to know your rights Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Goethe Zentrum-Kampala Dashboard


Activities in 2019Edit


Event Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
Sensitisation of GLAM institutions in Uganda 07 December 2019 GLAM WCUGU Goethe Zentrum - Kampala Sensitisation of GLAM Institutions in Uganda
Wiki Loves Monuments Gift ceremony and edit-a-thon 30 November 2019 Wiki Loves Monuments WCUGU Goethe Zentrum - Kampala
Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Salon Uganda 29 June 2019 Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Salon Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Pope Paul Memorial Hotel
Wikimania 2019 18 September 2019 Wikimania 2019
WLW meets Kawempe Youth Centre 23 March 2019 Wiki Loves Women Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Kawempe Youth Centre, Kawempe
WLW meets Girl-Up Initiative 16 March 2019 Wiki Loves Women Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda Goethe Zentrum - Kampala Girl-Up Initiative
AUGA-DAAD Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop 16 March 2019 Presentation/Tools Makerere University Entebbe/Uganda See Presentation
WikiGap 2019 Kampala 8 March 2019 WikiGap WUGU Makerere University Main Campus Library WikiGap 2019
Wikigap - pre event 02 March 2019 WikiGap WUGU Makerere University Main Campus Library
WOUGNET 13 February 2019 Wiki Loves Women WOUGNET offices WLW meets WOUGNET
Meet the Journalist 8 February 2019 Wiki Loves women WUGU Goethe Zentrum - Kampala WLW meets Journalists
Wiki-Translate 8 February 2019 Wiki loves Women WUGU Goethe Zentrum - Kampala


Activities in 2018Edit

Event Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
WLW Meets Ugandan Bloggers 15 December 2018 Wiki Loves Women Alice Kibombo Goethe Zentrum - Kampala Bloggers event
Wikidata in Mbarara 27 October 2018 Wiki Loves Women Geoffrey Kateregga ,Steven Bukulu , Alice Kibombo Hive Colab ,Mbarara Wikidata in Mbarara
Wiki Loves Monuments Uganda 1st September- 30th September Kateregga Geoffrey
WLW meets Women In Technology 8 September 2019 Women in Technology ,Wiki Loves Women Geoffrey Kateregga , Alice Kibombo WITU Offices WITU Edit-a-thon
Wikipedia workshop with Femrite (WLW) 26th July Editing Wikipedia for writers Erina Mukuta
Wikimania 20/07/2018-22/07/2018 Ubuntu wikimedia Southern Sun Cape Sun capetown
WikimeetsACCT August Three day conference Fabian Von Bubnoff Kabale
Wikiday with femrite 26/07/2018 Wiki loves women Erina Mukuta Uganda Museum
Monthly Meet up 30/06/2018 User group meeting with Femrite Douglas Sebagala Femrite
Monthly meet up 28/04/2018 WikiData Geoffrey Katerrega Goethe
Art+ Feminisim Art+Feminism Douglas Sebagala Goethe
Wiki Loves Women Steve bukulu
Wiki Loves Monuments Erina Mukuta
Wiki Loves Africa Alice Kibombo