2023:Program/Submissions/2030 Movement Strategy communities in Africa great Lakes , community involvement status - WU7WGT
Title: 2030 Movement Strategy communities in Africa great Lakes , community involvement status
I have been a volunteer with Wikimedia since 2019. Am one of the co-founders of the Wikimedia Community User group . an environmentalist by profession and responsible for movement community engagement and partnerships .
Type: Lightning talk
Track: Community Initiatives
Submission state: submitted
Duration: 10 minutes
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Presentation language: en
Abstract & description[edit source]
The presentation is an outcome of the needs assessment research on wikimedians conducted in Africa Great lakes region of Rwanda , Burundi and DRC and a plan for skills development based on movement strategy 2030
The main impact Wikimedia has in Africa Great lakes has on community
is that it has promoted the culture of reading and writing among the youth , this is demonstrated by the number of articles read and written on Wikipedia kinyarwanda and others more than 3000 which has risen in these two years
As input Wikimedia organized various events and other activities which have attracted and retained volunteer community which is growing day by day . Another demonstration is the results of the survey conducted where 87% indicated that they would wish to be contributors and more that 300 people shared their contact information on mailing list for follow up.
Further details[edit source]
Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?
It is in line with movement strategy 2030 implementations on future and collaboration and how the community engagement and involvement play a key role in organizing communities
Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?
Everyone can participate in this session
Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?