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Wiki Loves Women in Ghana[edit]

The Wiki Loves Women project is a content aggregation project that is being implemented in four sub-Saharan Africa countries: Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Nigeria and Ghana. It started at the beginning of 2016.

A group picture after a session with Women Who Code

Core Team[edit]

The Wiki Project Wiki Loves Women in Ghana is held in partnership with the Open Foundation West Africa, and is coordinated by Felix Nartey, with the Wikipedian in Residence being Raphael Berchie. They are accompanied by several volunteers, they include:

Project Participants[edit]

Accounts created[edit]


The Wiki Loves Women project in Ghana would not be possible without several key partners. These partners include;

  1. Goethe-Institut Accra
  2. Tech Needs Girls
  3. Public Records and Archives Administration Department
  4. Ghana Museums and Monuments Board
  5. Hop In Academy
  6. Odekro
  7. Women Who Code
  8. TechHer Ghana
  9. The Fabulous Woman Network/
  10. Impact Hub
  11. Tech Needs Girls
  12. Tedx Accra
  13. Tedx Spintex Women
  14. African Women Development Fund
  15. Benekie Foundation
  16. Local Guides Ghana
  17. Hapa space
  18. Open Foundation West Africa

Upcoming and past events[edit]


On going

  • Black History Month Social Media Campaign


  • Upload Session
  • 2nd Training session and Edit-a-thon @ Ashesi University (10th Ferbrary 2017)
  • Training at Ashesi & Edit-a-thon University (27th January, 2017)
  • Writing Contest and edit-a-thon about Women in Music (1st December 2016)
  • Tedx Spintex Women @ University of Cape Coast (8th October 2016)
  • Tedx Spintex Women Main event @British Council (29th October 2016)
  • Writing Contest on Women in Sports (1-30th November 2016)see event page here
  • Tedx Spintex Women @ University of Ghana Accra (1st October,2016) - A delegation was sent on behalf of the team
  • Women's in Ghana's Politics WLW Ghana Writing contest (1st-30th September 2016) - A campaign was run online and the climax event organized at the Goethe Institut
  • Upload Session (24th September, 2016) - Organized at the Goethe Institute
  • African Girls and Women in Tech Summit (13-14th September 2016) - A delegation was sent on behalf of the team
  • Wiki Women Hack (27th August 2016) - Organized at the Goethe Institute
  • Training for Women Who Code (20th August 2016) - Organized at the Impact Hub
  • 2nd Training Session and Edit-a-thon (30th July, 2016) - Organized at the Goethe Institute
  • First Edit-a-thon and Training Sessions (13th July, 2016) - Organized at the Goethe Institute
  • Leaders Training @ Tech Needs Girls (20th June 2016) - A delegation was sent on behalf of the team

Key project focus areas and links[edit]

The activities are organized around ediathons open to all for the general presentation of the project, the writing of articles and the uploading of the sources. These activities take place at least once a month at the Goethe Institute Lagos, and other venues.

Press coverage[edit]


  1. Graphic Online
  2. Techlife
  3. BusinessGhana
  4. Ghana Guardian
  5. Open Foundation West Africa
  6. Tech Central