01.09.2017 - 30.11.2017
Join us in virtual space during September to November 2017 for the Sanitation Wikipedia Project to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) topics ahead of World Toilet Day on 19 November 2017.
Further Description / Program
Wikipedia is what the world reads! It is in your power to ensure that they read the right information about WASH topics. Joins us on the occasion of World Toilet Day (which is on 19 November) for this drive prior to World Toilet Day to collectively make a big push to improve Wikipedia’s content on WASH topics!
What: Sanitation Wikipedia Project
When: 1 September to 30 November 2017
Where: Wherever you and your computer are.
Who: You. On behalf of the 2.5 billion people without toilets
How: Work solo or with friends nearby or in the edit-a- thon virtual chatroom
Why: To learn about sanitation, the public depends on Wikipedia, which gets 500 million visits a day.
In which language:
Many of us will work on the English Wikipedia articles but the other language Wikipedias should also be improved! Therefore how about helping with translation work for example into Arabic, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Odia, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Urdu, Yoruba...
Your own desk but be connected to other Wikipedia editors and SuSanA members by using a virtual workroom via Adobe Connect. We will provide the link to the Adobe Connect virtual work room to all registered participants.
Date & time:
The room will open on xxx at xxx and stay open for xx hours until xxx (TBC) at 12 noon (the times given are London time zones; Check your local time here: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html).
Members of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance working on a Knowledge Management project led by Stockholm Environment Institute in a consortium with GIZ, Oxfam GB and WaterAid.
Twitter hashtag for this event: #edit4toilets
Links to external websites
On 1 September we relaunched our website, using a new menu concept to improve the user experience. However, some functions are not working yet but we are working on those now. If you have any comments or suggestions please post them here on the SuSanA discussion forum. Thank you.