In Ghana, the Goethe Institute has partnered with Open Foundation West Africa to organize, provide training opportunities and technical support throughout the contest. The contest, starting from 1st September to 15th October 2020, will seek to make the internet reflect the richness and diversity of our world with focus on centring knowledge of marginalized communities online, including women and indegenouse groups. We invite your participation in creating or improving articles in the areas of culture, governance, film and arts, education, technology and all significant personalities and institutions that contribute their quota to what makes the country Ghana.
Awards to be won include Laptops, Hard drives, Pendrives, Goethe branded souvenirs
How to participate Steps:
To participate, click on thisLink to sign up
Create a User Account on Wikipedia (if you do not have one already)
Use your Wikipedia account to log into theDecolonizing the Internet dashboard
Find an article of interest that needs improvement or new articles that could be createdClick here to view the list of articles
Share your experience on social media using the hashtag #DTIGH
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
2. Create new articles
3. Translate articles into local languages
4. Add references to existing articles
5. Share the campaign
* You can share the Campaign Flyers - (Check Facebook Page)
* Share a post using the hashtag- #DTIGH
1. Videos on how to create a Wikipedia article
2. Video on how to add citationsClick here
3. List of articles you can createClick here
Connect with us
We would Love to help you get involved so do get in touch!
Send all enquiries concerning Decolonizing the internet Writing contest to -
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or +233 (0)242844987
Virtual Office Hours
Our virtual office hours allows participants to join in and have their questions answered.
We are open for the following days:
- Monday 31st August 2PM-3PM GMT
- Friday 4th September 2PM-3PM GMT
- Friday 11th September 2PM-3PM GMT
- Friday 18th September 2PM-3PM GMT
Let’s work together on making the internet a more equal place!