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WikiFundi

WikiFundi provides an offline editable environment that is a similar experience to editing Wikipedia online. WikiFundi allows for training on, and contribution to, Wikipedia when technology, access and electricity outages fail or are not available at all.

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WikiPack Africa

Wikipack Africa is an action kit that has been developed to facilitate the outreach work of local Wikimedia chapters, local Wikimedia User Groups and isolated individuals in African countries. It contains the WikiFundi platform, training materials and supporting content that will encourage new and experienced editors to contribute to Wikipedia despite challenges with access and technology. >> Wikipack FAQ.

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WikiAfrica Schools

WikiAfrica Schools introduces, trains, and supports students as they incorporate a Wikipedia article-writing programme into their curriculums. WikiAfrica Schools is collaboratively developed with educators so that it fits seamlessly into each institution’s teaching programme, teaches students key information literacy skills, and helps to build the next generation of online content creators. It is supported by lettera27.

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WikiChallenge African Schools

The WikiChallenge African Schools encourages schools across Africa to compete by writing articles on Vikidia (the little sister of Wikipedia) about their city, town, village, suburb, a local landmark or a notable local person using the WikiFundi platform. The competition is a fun introduction to writing encyclopedic articles and will add information about Africa to the global online encyclopedias. WikiChallenge African Schools takes place during 2017 with the aim of introducing Vikidia and Wikipedia to their next generation of editors.

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