More VIM Wikimedians and Barcampers.

Hope to be back soon. :)

Best,

- Enock

On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 11:41 AM, Ato Ulzen-Appiah <abo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> That's the spirit.
>
> More networking, pushing the Wikimedia Ghana agenda, championing Wikipedia
> and domestic tourism :-)
>
> #Morevim!
>
> This was sent from #MightyAfrican's Android Device
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> On 16 Oct 2016 22:37, "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Maybe.
>>
>> I will join Barcamp in the north one day soon.
>>
>> On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Ato Ulzen-Appiah <abo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Then maybe if we have breakout sessions on Wikimedia and Wikipedia in
>>> Northern Ghana, more people would be wise and would get in touch? :-)
>>>
>>> This was sent from #MightyAfrican's Android Device
>>>
>>> On 16 Oct 2016 21:00, "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> In fact, I went into the breakout session with the intention not to take
>>> anyone's contact whatsoever. I'm tired taking them.
>>>
>>> I just told all in attendance to search for "Wikimedia Ghana User Group"
>>> online. If their search engine sends them to #KalyppoChallenge, well...
>>>
>>> But I believe a word to a wise 'is in the north' so those who really
>>> wanna get going will get in touch if they really want to.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sunday, October 16, 2016, Ato Ulzen-Appiah <abo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Oh, sorry Rexford. Contacts are not normally shared at breakout
>>>> sessions. We'd make a note to fix that. Cced Rachel.
>>>>
>>>> We can contact those who were at Barcamp Koforidua to ask who was in
>>>> the session. If you send me a picture of the session, I could recognize
>>>> people and give you contacts :-)
>>>>
>>>> From what transpired, it was a good session and people learnt a lot.
>>>>
>>>> We can target edits to the Koforidua, Koforidua Technical University
>>>> and ANUC pages.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the pictures.
>>>>
>>>> Barcamp Accra dey. But there be Barcamp Ho, Kumasi and Sunyani before
>>>> that.
>>>>
>>>> #Morevim!
>>>>
>>>> This was sent from #MightyAfrican's Android Device
>>>>
>>>> On 16 Oct 2016 19:52, "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello guys,
>>>>>
>>>>> I was at the Barcamp Koforidua this year. I was part of a breakout
>>>>> session where Wikimedia world was discussed.
>>>>>
>>>>> How many people joined the session? About 8.
>>>>>
>>>>> How many people were recruited? None. Did I take anyone's contact? No.
>>>>> Did anyone show enthusiasm to join? Not that I noticed.
>>>>>
>>>>> Did Wikimedia/Wikipedia make sense to them? I think so. When one
>>>>> lecturer at ANUniversity came to appreciate the structure of Wikimedia and
>>>>> Wikipedia and why everything happens the way it does, everything I guess
>>>>> made more sense to him.
>>>>>
>>>>> At the educational level, how people see Wikipedia and it's related
>>>>> project sites is very different and negative. If and should that be fixed,
>>>>> I'm sure the effects will bubble down to many in schools.
>>>>>
>>>>> Will those who joined the breakout session become editors? I don't
>>>>> know. Will they get in touch to learn more? I don't know. Did they take
>>>>> something useful about Wikimedia home? Yes, absolutely. I gave 
>>>>> Wiki-related
>>>>> handouts I received from Wikimedia UK to some in attendance.
>>>>>
>>>>> A lecturer at Koforidua Poly plans to get in touch later in the course
>>>>> this week to further discuss if they could do something Wikipedia 
>>>>> Education
>>>>> Program related. Will update this thread with more.
>>>>>
>>>>> Pictures of the event: https://twitter.com/has
>>>>> htag/bckdua?f=images&vertical=default&src=hash
>>>>>
>>>>> Are the pictures on Wikimedia Commons at the moment? Mine aren't, will
>>>>> upload in the course of this week.
>>>>>
>>>>> I hope to be at the Accra Barcamp as well, then with a combined power
>>>>> from all the Wikimedia guys in Accra, we could push the Wikimedia word 
>>>>> more.
>>>>>
>>>>> Did I do a good job at Barcamp Koforidua 2016? I don't know.
>>>>>
>>>>> rexford
>>>>>
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