Dear Indic Wikimedians,
As you are all aware, WMF and CIS-A2K have come together in a
partnership with Google to launch a pilot project to address local
online knowledge content gaps in India. In order to engage and support
active Wikipedia volunteers to produce valuable new content in local
Indian languages, we are conducting a needs assessment survey. The aim
of this survey is to understand the needs of the Indic Wikimedia
community and ascertaining their infrastructure requirements that we can
fulfill during the course of this project. Please help us by
participating in the survey below:
We request you to share this survey across your communities, user groups
and network of fellow Indic Wikimedians.
Please do share your valuable suggestions with us and sign up on the
meta page below:
The Center for Internet and Society - Access to Knowledge
Partnerships & Global Reach Team, Wikimedia Foundation
Wikimedia India &
Indian language Wikimedia communities and User Groups
We are delighted to inform that the Train-the-Trainer (TTT) 2018 programme
organised by CIS-A2K will be held from 26-28 January 2018, in Mysore,
*What is TTT?*
Train the Trainer or TTT is a residential training program. The program
attempts to groom leadership skills among the Indian Wikimedia community
(including English) members. Earlier TTT have been conducted in 2013, 2015,
2016 and 2017.
*Who should join?*
An editor who is interested to conduct real-life and online Wiki-events
such as outreach, workshop, GLAM, edit-a-thon, photowalk etc.
Any active Wikimedian contributing to any Indic language Wikimedia project
is eligible to apply.
The editor must have 500+ global edits before 1 November 2017
Anyone who has already participated in an earlier iteration of TTT, can not
Please see more about this program and apply to participate or encourage the
deserving candidates from your community to do so:
Please consider sharing this workshop details with your community members.
If you have any question, please let us know.