Our Community

Our organization runs on the passion of our dedicated community of volunteers. People who are devoted to learning and contributing their quota to bridging the skills, technology, and information gap in Africa. It is this dedication that culminates in our drive to contribute to the Open Movement.

Our Programs

As a non-profit, we desire to impact lives in diverse ways. We’re looking for opportunities to contribute to the African Development story. A story that resonates with the quality, impact, and importance of our programs.

GLAM & Content Creation

Advocacy

Open Education

Consultancy

Partner With Us

Our plethora of mutually beneficial partnerships are vital to the running of our activities. At the heart of our organization is the desire to impact and influence without seeking to make profit. Become a part of our impactful journey and leave your own unique mark on the African continent and its West African sub region.

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Blog

Africa Wiki Challenge 2024

May 14, 2024

This year marks a milestone: the fourth edition of the Africa Wiki Challenge (AWC). It's a celebration of another step forward in our journey to spotlight Africa in the vast online information space. As we embrace the digital age, we invite participants from across the continent to join us in this initiative. Together, we aim to expand and enrich the knowledge about Africa across the web, with a special focus on Wikimedia and its sister projects.

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Shine Her Light Campaign: Telling the Untold Story of the African Woman

April 15, 2024

In celebration of African women's achievements and contributions to society, we launched the Shine Her Light Campaign, an initiative that focused on highlighting their stories and accomplishments. The Shine Her Light Campaign consisted of two main events: The Shine Her Light Writing Contest and the Shine Her Light Webinar.

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Wikimedia Tech Safari Program

March 19, 2024

Hey there, are you an African tech enthusiast? Here is all you need to know about a tech program that seeks to engage, inform, and train participants on how to navigate some cool trends in the world of tech. Reflecting on the recently concluded Wikimedia Tech Safari Program has been nothing short of amazing. It felt like embarking on a grand tour of tech innovation and teamwork. The African Wikimedia Tech Safari program is an initiative by the African Wikimedia Technical community which is managed by Open Foundation West Africa.

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