Hello Fellow Wikimedians/Wikipedians,
The Organizing Team wishes to thank you for your endorsement of the grant
and your inputs so far on the Needs and Assessment page.
We wish to mention that your inputs on the Needs and Assessment page
is critical for the development of a suitable and an all inclusive program
for the conference. We hereby entreat you to get your community to help
fill the needs and assessment page.Please do well to answer all the
questions and also sign underneath showing those who participated in the
discussion as well as showing your interest to attend. We will appreciate
it if you can do this soon to enable us begin deliberations on the final
Thanks once again for your cooperation
On Behalf of Indaba 2016 Team.
Co Founder Open Foundation, West Africa, Wikipedian-in-Residence (Wiki
Loves Women) <http://www.wikiloveswomen.org/about-the-project/who/>
Change Activist,Blogger <http://rberchie.blogspot.com/>
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On Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 3:43 PM, Kelsey Wiens <kelseywiens(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Congratulation Ghana team. That's really fantastic
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> Hello Fellow Wikipedians/Wikimedians,
> We wish to your notice that the upcoming conference “Wiki Indaba 2016”
> likely hold in January 2017. The WMF is requesting this change of date to
> allow them work closely to build a suitable program for the conference. We
> have been asked to require all prospective participants meet some
> conditions in order to be afforded the opportunity to attend. Also to be
> eligible for funding the WMF wishes to see as much endorsements as
> from the African Community via this link <https://goo.gl/Ej9CEb> -
> Below are some issue and concerns that were raised;
> To be eligible for a travel scholarship, groups must fill out the
> and needs page <https://goo.gl/5pvHo4> - https://goo.gl/5pvHo4
> The program will focus on a limited number of topics identified from
> questions and needs page, and will include several substantive capacity
> building workshops.
> People who receive scholarships must agree to either host a training
> when they return to their home community to share something they
> learned at
> the conference, or take responsibility for following up one action item
> from a conference session.
> The conference should be delayed until at least January 2017 to ensure
> that communities have time to discuss their needs and prepare effective
> workshops and programs.
> We ask that all prospective partcipants (members of potential communities,
> community leaders, project leaders and active editors) review the above
> criteria and leave a comment on the endorsement page <
> - https://goo.gl/Ej9CEb
if you agree to participate in the conference
> planning and post-event follow up that has been proposed.
> Please if you have any concerns and do not hesitate to contact me or the
> team via wikiindabateam(a)googlegroups.com.
> We thank you for your cooperation.
> Raphael on behalf of the Wiki Indaba 2016 Team
> *Raphael Berchie*
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