On Tuesday 30th of August 2016 at the regional cultural delegation in Douala, Georges Fodouop took part in the seminar aimed at Cameroonian photographers. He managed to capture their attention to produce more content on important women from Cameroon and on Cameroon through the Wiki Loves Women project and the photo competition Wiki Loves Africa.
In collaboration with the person responsible for the communication of the projecton Saturday 10th of September 2016 at the Wikpedia’s ActivSpaces, of Wiki Loves Women. Photo competition Wiki Loves Africa and Writing competition WikiVillages.
It was on Saturday 24th of September 2016 in ActivSpaces in Douala where during the wikithon, we created the article aboutDora Decca, Cameroonian artist and we trained to learn how to insert a photo in an article after uploading it in Wikimedia Commons.
After launching the first public event in Douala on the 6th of August 2016, it was important to move to a more practical phase and start creating encyclopaedic articles. The meeting which took place on Saturday 13th of August 2016 helped us creating the article on Elisabeth Medou Badang.
Digital Thursday is a community network pulled by businesses, investors and innovators to discuss digital orientations, share knowledge, stimulate new ideas and move things along. To this effect, a monthly event is organised each Thursday in a shape of an afterwork and regrouping all the digital actors wishing to exchange about new trends and latest … Read More
Saturday 25th of June 2016, a edit-a -thon took place at the Goethe Institute in Yaoundé in Cameroon, with the main themes being : creating articles in wikipédia, introducing Wiki Loves Women project and the writing competition Wikivillages. It was the first time most of the volunteers working on the different projects and activities organised … Read More
Following the wikithon on Saturday 16th of July, the participants decided to meet up on Saturday 26th Of July at the Goethe Institut Kamerun in Yaoundé. During this meeting, the article on Pascale Obolo, artist, producer and director from Cameroon has been created.
Invited as a panelist on Tuesday 26th of July 2016 at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé as part of the “Africa Femmes digitales” forum, Georges Fodouop was asked to talk about the Wiki Loves Women project through the theme: Women and their visibility on Internet: Wikipédia’s case. The main theme of the forum was … Read More
It’s finally done. It is now possible to for all volunteers from Douala to meet up for the wikithons and other linked events. Indeed, in order to promote the activities linked to Wiki Loves Women project, a partnership has been created with ActivSpaces to create the Wiki Africa community. ActiveSpaces is a Tech incubator and its … Read More
Celebrated every year on the 31st of July, the International Day of African Women (IDAF) has been initiated in 1962 during the creation of the first African Women organisation named « Conférence des Femmes Africaines ». This historical day has been enacted by the UN and the OAU on the 31st of July 1963. This celebration offers … Read More