On 29th November, Ashesi University charted a new cause by embracing Open Movement activities.The Wiki Loves Women Team as part of its outreach activities their outreach to Brekuso Hills where Ashesi University is located.
This was a follow up to an earlier conversation with Ashesi University by the Team Lead and WIR about having a collaboration with the University to promote Open activities.
The event was highly attended by students who were enthused about Wikipedia. The Project Lead Felix Nartey took the students through a session on Wikipedia. This was followed by a serious of questions .
Raphael Berchie the Wikipedian-in-Residence then took the students through a session on Wiki Loves Women. This will be followed up subsequently by a training session at the University. This will give the students the chance to contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects.
Plans are also far advanced to start a campus based club to promote the activities of Wikipedia on the campus.