Besides the good wishes, a sombre reminder on my part to all recipients.
This is "public money" that you are receiving in good faith. You need to
make sure you contribute to Wikipedia in new and meaningful ways so that a
few years later when we look back at this moment in time, we should be able
to say "this initiative did a lot of good for the Indic Language
Wikipedias" and not "Wish we had spent the money differently!"


On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 12:33 PM, balaji <balajijagad...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Best wishes for the recipients. Wish it brings positive change in the
> Indian wiki community.
>
> Regards,
> J. Balaji
>
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 8:20 PM, Yohann Thomas <yohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello one & all
>>
>> As part of the Project Tiger Community Review Team, we are glad to
>> announce the list of internet stipend recipients.
>>
>> * 44 Wikimedians will receive internet stipends. All applicants with 100+
>> global edits and at least one endorsement were selected to receive the
>> internet stipend.
>>
>> * They belong to 15 different Indian language Wikipedia communities.
>>
>> * 12 among them are females (27% of recipients).
>>
>> The internet stipend will cover the cost of internet access for the
>> recipients for a six month period. This will include the cost of monthly
>> internet access, any deposit for a new connection, and the purchase of any
>> required equipment like dongle or modem. The stipend will support the cost
>> of internet access which works best for each recipient be it broadband or
>> mobile based connection. This support is offered assuming good faith in
>> order to empower each recipient's contribution to the best of their
>> ability. We encourage fellow community members to welcome them as usual.
>>
>> Each recipient will be contacted through their talk pages and contact
>> email address given on the application form. We plan to disperse this
>> support before the end of March 2018. Please contact tito at
>> cis-india.org or tanveer at cis-india.org ,if you need clarification or
>> leave a message on the talk page.
>>
>> The review team hopes to publish the list of laptop recipients before the
>> end of this week.
>>
>> More details and full list of recipients are available at
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Supporting_Indian_Language_W
>> ikipedias_Program/Support/Internet
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Yohann Thomas
>> Manavpreet Kaur
>> Dhaval S. Vyas
>>
>>
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