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Wiki Loves Women in Uganda[edit]

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

Core Team[edit]

{{User WikiProject Wiki Loves Women}}


Project Participants[edit]

First name Last name Username
Susan Malinga Susan Malinga
Susan Ngabirwe create or add a username
Mercy Mirembe create or add a username
Patricia Kisesi create or add a username
Helga Nagaba create or add a username
Lillian Linda create or add a username
Irene Nakitto ChiLlitUG
Proscovia Akello vincepross
Katherine Winifred create or add a username
Joyce Wolayo Joy wolayo
Hilda Twongyeirwe Twongyeirwe Hilda
Ingrid Aguti create or add a username
Deborah Angona create or add a username
Segawa Nakisanze create or add a username
Shillah Nampewo create or add a username
Philo Nabweru create or add a username
Patience Nitumwesiga create or add a username
Anibel Turyagumanawe create or add a username
Sharon Namukwaya create or add a username
Jackson Dre create or add a username
Vincent Jjingo create or add a username
Manzi Surumani create or add a username
Lucy Lunyolo to be created
Praise Namara Praise Namara
Brian Kawooya KAWOOYA B

Accounts created[edit]

Wartson - Wartson Atukwatse ChiLlitUG - Nakitto Irene Nakisanze - Nakisanze Segawa Susan Malinga - Susan Malinga Praise namara - Praise Namara Joywolayo - Joyce Wolayo Kawooya b - Kawooya Brian Twongyeirwe - Twongyeirwe Hilda nabweru - Nabweru Philomena

Partners[edit]

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


Upcoming and past events[edit]

1st June 2019 : #1Lib1Ref Uganda 2019[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:30 Arrival and registration of participants
9:30 - 10:00 Introduction to WikiLovesWomen and # 1Lib1Ref campaign
10:00 - 10:30 Basic Rules of referencing and citation and acceptable sources
10:30 – 11:00 Creation of accounts, joining dashboard, Userpages
11:00 – 1:00 Review of suggested resources, Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Edit-a-thon
3:00 - 4:00 #1Lib1Ref campaign and next steps ,Conclusion

Project Participants[edit]

First name Last name Username
Catherine Amia Catherine Amia Kawempe Youth Centre
Joyce Nabasirye Joynabasirye EASLIS ,Makerere University
Judith Mugume Bananajudith EASLIS ,Makerere University
Sharon Nakaweesi Sharon Nakaweesi Kawempe Youth Centre
Umusalamah Nakamanya Nakamanya Umu EASLIS ,Makerere University
Geoffrey Kateregga Kateregga1 WCUG
Alice Kibombo AKibombo WCUG

23rd March 2019: Training and Editathon Kawempe Youth Centre (KYC)[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
9:00 - 9:30 Arrival and registration of participants
9:30 - 10:00 Introduction to WikiLovesWomen and Wikipedia
10:00 - 10:30 Basic Rules of Wikipedia, and Anatomy of a Wikipedia Page
10:30 – 11:00 Creation of accounts, joining dashboard, Userpages
11:00 – 1:00 Creating a Draft Article, Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Edit-a-thon
3:00 - 4:00 WikiGap Challenge and Next Steps
4:00 - 4:30 Conclusion

Participants[edit]

16th March 2019: Training and Editathon with GirlUp and UWEAL[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
9.45 - 10.00 Arrival and registration of participants
10.00 - 10.30 Introduction to WikiLovesWomen and Wikipedia
10:30 - 11:00 Basic Rules of Wikipedia, and Anatomy of a Wikipedia Page
11:00 – 11:30 Creation of accounts, joining dashboard, Userpages
11.30 – 12:30 Creating a Draft Article, Edit-at-thon
12:30 - 13:00 WikiGap Challenge and Next Steps
13:00 - 13:30 Refreshments and Closure

Participants[edit]

WikiGap 2018[edit]

Main Event[edit]

Pre-event[edit]

  • When: 2nd March. 9.30am till 5.00pm
  • Where: Makerere University
  • What: International Women's Day Editathon and Launch of WikiGap Challenge
  • Partner: School of Women and Gender Studies - Makerere University, Embassy of Sweden Kampala, Internet Society of Uganda
  • Register here :
  • list of articles:
  • notes:

2nd March Editation with School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University[edit]

  • When: 2nd March. 9.00am till 5.00pm
  • Where: Makerere University
  • What: Training and edit-a-thon event, Wikigap pre-event
  • Partner: School of Women and Gender Studies - Makerere University, Embassy of Sweden Kampala, Internet Society of Uganda
  • Register here :
  • list of articles:
  • notes:

16th February: Training and Editathon with WOUGNET[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.30 - 9.00 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 9.30 Introduction to Wikimedia projects(creation of accounts)
9:30 - 10:00 Outreach and Dashboard
10:00 – 10:30 Creation of structure of article
10.30 – 12:30 Edit-at-thon
12:30 - 13:00 Next steps and social media
13:00 - 13:30 Refreshments and Closure

Project Participants[edit]

First name Last name Username
Susan Atim H. Susan Atim
Alice Nankwalu Alice Nankwalu
Sandra Aceng Sandra Aceng
Isaac Amuku Isaac's Amuku
Isaac Amuku Amuku Isaac
Goretti Zavuga Amuriat zgamuriat
Patricia Nyasuna Patricia Nyasuna
Sandra Ainemukama

9th February: Wiki-translation[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.00 - 8.45 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 10.00 Introduction to Wikimedia projects(creation of accounts)
10:00 - 11:00 Outreach and Dashboard
11:00 – 12:30 Creation of structure of article
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Edit-at-thon
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps and social Media
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

9th February: Meeting with Journalists[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.00 - 8.45 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 10.00 Introduction to Wikimedia projects(creation of accounts)
10:00 - 11:00 Outreach and Dashboard
11:00 – 12:30 Creation of structure of article
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Edit-at-thon
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps and social Media
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

15th December: Ugandan Bloggers[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.00 - 8.45 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 10.00 Introduction to Wikimedia projects(creation of accounts)
10:00 - 11:00 Outreach and Dashboard
11:00 – 12:30 Creation of structure of article
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Edit-at-thon
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps and social Media
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

24th October: Wikidata in Mbarara[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.00 - 8.45 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 10.00 Session 1
10:00 - 11:00 Outreach and Dashboard
11:00 – 12:30 Session 2
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Session 3
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps and social Media
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

8th September: Wikipedia workshop with Women in Technology[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
10:00 - 11:00 Introduction and registration
11:00 – 12:30 Account and profile creation
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Introduction to Commons
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

Register here :

10th- 12th August: WikiGOESACCT[edit]

wikiGOESACCT https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/African_College_of_Commerce_and_Technology/WikiGoesACCT

26th July: Wikipedia workshop with Femrite at Uganda Museum[edit]

Program for the day

Time Activity
8.00 - 8.45 Arrival and registration of participants
9.00 - 10.00 Session 1
10:00 - 11:00 Outreach and Dashboard
11:00 – 12:30 Session 2
12.30 – 1:00 Edit-at-thon
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Session 3
3:00 - 3:30 Next steps and social Media
3:30 - 4:00 Closure

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.

Press coverage[edit]

Online

Radio

  • Alice Kibombo is interviewed at Western Uganda's Biggest Radio Station 91.2 Crooze FM on EIHANGA RYAITU (Translating To: Our Country Show) hosted by Sir Khoi Khoi. (Language used is Luganda)as seen on facebook