Wikimedians of Kerala/Events/Malayalam Wikipedia 60000

Malayalam Wikipedia 60000 was an onsite edit workshop conducted by Wikimedians of Kerala at Govt. Model Boys Higher Secondary School Kollam on 10th November 2018. The main goal of this workshop was to complete 60000 articles in Malayalam Wikipedia. 50 students from high school and 15 teachers are participated in this workshop. Viswaprabha taken an introductory class about Wikimedia, Wikipedia and other projects.

Malayalam Wikipedia 60000
മലയാളം വിക്കിപീഡിയ 60000
Genre60000 Articles Celebration
Date(s)November 10, 2018 (2018-11-10)
FrequencySingle Event
VenueKollam, Kollam District
CoordinatesTemplate:Object location
CoordinatorRanjithsiji, Kannan Shanmukham
ParticipantsStudents and Teachers from the schools near Kollam.
Attendance50 Students, 15 Teachers
LeaderKannan Shanmugham
Organised byWikimedians of Kerala

Students created articles in Malayalam Wikipedia to complete 60000 articles in it.

Organizing Team




The complete list of Participants can be seen at the event page of Malayalam Wikipedia. 50 students participated in writing articles in Malayalam.

Site metrics

S.N. Metric Achieved outcome Details
1 Number of editors (involved) 53 User signed up for the Edit-a-thon and supporters.
2 Number of editors (new users) 49 New users participated in this event.
3 Number of articles added on Malayalam Wikipedia 116 116 new article to reach the goal



Malayalam Wikipedia 60000 workshop was conducted on 10th November 2018 at Govt. Model Boys Higher Secondary School Kollam. This Onsite Edit a thon was conducted by Wikimedians of Kerala User Group in association with KITE Kollam and A2K, The Centre for Internet and Society. The programme started at 10 AM and closed at 2.30 PM. The main goal of this event was to complete 60000 articles in Malayalam Wikipedia.

The event was started with a small introduction about how to edit Wikipedia. The main area of the articles was the meter in Malayalam Poetry. Students contributed to the project under the supervision of teachers and senior Wikipedia editors.

50 students, Little KITE members, 16 teachers from 24 schools at Kollam town are participated in this event. All the students are new users in Wikipedia. 116 new articles created on this day. A cake cutting celebration was followed at the end of the event.

Financial Expense

Category Item Numbers Rate Total
Travel Toll 1 Vehicle 30 30
Travel Petrol 1 Vehicle, 3 Persons 1000 1000
Food Dinner 3 Persons 83 247
Food Breakfast 5 Persons 85 425
Food Cake 1 Cake 600 600
Food Cake Pieces 40 Pieces 10 400
Food Cake Pieces 20 Pieces 10 200
Food Lunch 70 120 8400
Food Tea 70 10 700
Food Snack 70 15 1050
Travel Petrol 4 Persons 600 600
Accomodation Room Rent 2 Rooms 990 1980
Grand Total 15632