funders • partners • allies • collaborators


Wiki In Africa is a small team that works collaboratively with NGOs, civil society organisations and Wikimedia volunteer groups to bring projects to life across Africa and beyond.


We believe that change does not happen in isolation. That together, collectively, we can give a voice and a platform to shift and forever change the single story of Africa.


has the transformative power to overcome the digital skills divide and provide free access to decolonised knowledge, information, and education in all its forms.


Wiki In Africa is grateful to the organisations that have financially supported our projects.

Grant Funding

Wiki In Africa is extraordinarily grateful for the following funding.

Grant Funding Beyond Wikimedia

2017- :  WikiChallenge Écoles d’Afrique funded by Fondation Orange

2023: Africa Environment WikiFocus – an African Knowledge Initiative funded by the African Union and WMF

2021-22: Inspiring Open podcast series funded by the Goethe Institut’s International Relief Fund for Culture 2021.

2020: French-language Introduction to Copyright Teaching Resources funded by the Creative Commons’ Education Platform

2020: Descendents of Slavery – a Finding GLAM collaboration with Simon’s Town Museum, South Africa, funded by Wikimedia Sweden

2019: ISA Tool funded as a GLAM pilot for Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons

2017: WikiAfrica Schools funded by the Moleskine Foundation

2017: WikiPack Africa: WikiFundi & WikiChallenge African Schools funded by the Orange Foundation

2016: Wiki Loves Women funded by the Goethe Institut



Wiki In Africa is grateful to the organisations that have partnered with us on our projects.


Wiki In Africa projects cannot happen without the collective enthusiasm and involvement of the Wikimedia Community.