Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-20 Thread Joseph Seddon
Apologies if my response seemed to infer something I did not intend it to. I was referring to the strategic direction which provides high level goals for the movement as a whole developed by people from across the movement. Measureable contributions in working towards those goals, comes down to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-20 Thread
On Fri, 20 Dec 2019 at 19:24, Joseph Seddon wrote: > ... but the > movement has set itself some pretty significant goals for the next 10 > years. Could you provide a link to where the movement, presumably not the report published in February 2018 that was written by the "Foundation’s staff and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-20 Thread Joseph Seddon
I know the history of our content and I know the slip ups that have been made along the way but the team take this seriously. Our internal review processes have significantly improved over the years and for this fundraiser it's definitely been our most rigorous yet and I think it's proven to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-20 Thread Joseph Seddon
Hey Benjamin, Your dad is right, in some regards. More than 85% of our revenue comes from the general public. It's how we've survived and has supported our growth over the last decade. We have conducted surveys, focus groups and user testing over the years to get better insights into our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Donating to Wikipedia

2019-12-20 Thread Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l
I've sent in multiple emails about this issue already, the last one about a week ago. I was given a response within a few hours; a boilerplate explaining why one might be seeing banners after they had donated, and explaining my options on how to hide them. I had not donated, and I did not mention

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-20 Thread Revital Poleg
Dear friends, Thank you so much for your warm welcome. I feel honored to join the Wikimedia family as the new ED of WMIL and to become part of this devoted team that works continuously to make the Wikimedia vision a reality. My personal thanks and appreciation to you, Michal, for introducing

[Wikimedia-l] Open Foundation West Africa 2018/2019 Report

2019-12-20 Thread Raphael Berchie
Hello fellow Wikimedians, Please find our annual report for 2018/2019 at this  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OFWA_Annual_Report_2018-2019.pdf. Please feel free to ask questions if you have any. Yours Raphael Berchie On behalf of Open Foundation West Africa.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-20 Thread Sydney Poore
Hello Michal, Thank you for all of the significant contribution that you made to the Wikimedia movement! Wishing you all the best for what comes next! Sydney On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 8:49 AM Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Dear friends, > > I wanted to share with you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Leadership change at Wikimedia Israel

2019-12-20 Thread Samuel Patton
Michal, I was very happy to get a little bit of your perspective in conversations re: fundraising over the last few months. Thank you for all you've done and I look forward to seeing what's next for you. Congratulations, Revital. Best wishes to all the awesome people at WMIL. sam On Thu, Dec