Wiki Loves Women

Wiki Loves Women bridges two significant gaps on Wikimedia projects – women and Africa – in terms of supporting the creation of content about these subjects and empowering participation by people from these groups.   Gender inequality is rife across Africa. The Wiki Loves Women project focuses on tackling this issue by bridging two significant … Read More


A multi-national contest that creates a fun way for students to learn how knowledge is built by contributing to Vikidia, the little sister of Wikipedia dedicated to children aged 8-15 years. Status: Active Link to the contest home page : WikiChallenge_Ecoles_d’Afrique   WikiChallenge Ecoles d’Afrique is a multi-national contest that creates a fun, engaging way … Read More

Wiki Loves Africa

“Photography continues to play a key role in how we are seen, not just as Africans, but as black people from every corner of the world. Stereotypes and prejudice are incited by images, and if it’s used, yet again, to undermine those of us who are truly doing the difficult work, then we need to … Read More


Provides an offline editable environment that enables new contributors to learn how to edit Wikipedia and work on articles collaboratively, even when access to power, technology and the internet is unavailable. Status: Active In Africa, access to electricity, technology and internet connectivity often fails or is not available at all. Driven by the belief that … Read More

WikiAfrica Heritage

WikiAfrica is a GLAM training and support initiative initially created for heritage professionals and enthusiasts based within the Western Cape, South Africa. The program being developed is intended as a template that can be adapted to other programs across Africa, and beyond.