I am time limited this year, but have added South Africa to the list of participating
countries and have so long set up the basic pages and categories required on
Will be able to do some WikiGnome work in the background when time allows to
help things move along, but currently I can not commit to any specific tasks.
On Sunday, 28 July 2013 19:26:30 Douglas Scott wrote:
In preparation for this years Wiki Loves Monuments South Africa (WLM)
Wikimedia ZA is putting out a call for volunteers from all provinces to help plan and
host WLM events throughout the month of September.
If you are interested then please email me and/or sign up
Similar to what was done in Cape Town and Kimberly last year when treasure hunts
and upload marathons were organised to help promote and facilitate WLM during
September we would like to organise the same sort of events for this year's
competition in as many provinces and towns as possible. In order for us to do this
we need volunteers from as many different provinces as possible to help make
these events happen on the ground.
This year I suggest we combine the monument/treasure hunts (3-4 hours) with the
upload marathons (+- 2 hours). However it is completely up to the local volunteer
how and which events they wish to organise. All we ask is that
* volunteers keep us informed of what you are planing (so we can publicise the
* it be directly relevant to the competition (that is to say, taking pictures of
* It takes place in September 2013.
* It takes place in South Africa.
Volunteers will be responsible for assisting in the organising and hosting of events
in their respective provinces.
Currently we only have people in the Western Cape and Gauteng to host events.
Even though these two provinces have some volunteers present for them we still
would like more volunteers to help expand the number of events that we can carry
out in September.
A full list of registered monuments can be found in your province
Please also check out our page on Facebook
Thanks and best regards,
Douglas Ian Scott
South African mobile number: +27 (0)79 515 872