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This is my user page here. I wont be spending much time here more than what is necessary to achieve my goals in other wiki projects. If you are interested in who I am, please see one or all of the following user pages I keep.

A younger Dumi at WMCon Berlin 2018

This above all:
to thine own self be true,
And it must follow,
as the night the day,
Thou canst not then
be false to any man.

— Shakespear
User language
ts-N Mutirhisi loyi ulo ri mama ririmi ra Xitsonga.
en-4 This user has near native speaker knowledge of English.
zu-3 Lomsebenzisi unolwazi oluningi lwesiZulu.
nso-3 Mošomiši yo o nale tsebo ya go kwagala ya Sepedi.
ss-3 This user has advanced knowledge of SiSwati.
xh-2 This user has intermediate knowledge of isiXhosa.
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Some things that occupy my mind every now and then:

  1. Wikimedia ZA
  2. Wiki Indaba Meetings and stfuff done by African Wikimedia Communities.
  3. Wikimedia Policies
  4. Paid v/s Volunteer work for Wikimedia Project analysis... (Unfortunately Jimbo's quotation has been removed)
  5. WM Switzerland - Draft Project guidelines policy, I believe this is a must for every Wikimedia chapter
  6. Follow me on the following Wikis
  7. QRpedia and how to use it for GLAM Projects
  8. A must read if you are interested inChapters and what they think
  9. I'm interested in the Iberocoop group and what they do together. Including some historical facts.
  10. I will be spending some time working with FDC for the next months.
  11. User contribution -- This tool is awesome!!
  12. WMF Audit of past strategy processes


  1. Use the following help page to insert proper interwiki linking on wikimedia projects.
  2. General overview of Grants
  3. Project grants page
  4. Wikimedia Statistics
  5. Wikimetrics training and wiki metrics tool. Wikimetrics Index. GLOBAL METRICS
  6. Change control for Grants
  7. Annual Plan Grant; Its Process and its related Calendar.
  8. I follow whats happening with Grants in general as well as statistics here.
  9. I look at the following project pages ( Program Toolkit & Grants:Evaluation) to assist me in running Writing Competitions Locally.
  10. I work for the Wikimedia Foundation as part of the Learning and Evaluation, I use the following user name for activities I conduct in that official capacity.
  11. I play the Wiki data Game at every opportunity, I get.
  12. Azania recently joined the Cuteness Association and she dictated to me a Request for Isindebele Wikipedia. The last small South African language project that is still in Incubator.
  13. Sometimes you may want to request an IP address exemption to run your Edit-A-Thon. Please read the instructions. Alternatively, I can use This tool since I'm admin there.

Pending tasks for Thuvack:

edit - watch - purge

1. - Obtain IP address exemption for Wiki Africa Education's #AfroCreation workshop -- Done

2. - Facilitate collaboration discussion with Puku and WMZA, for Community Activation project -- Done

3. - Update WMZA - Grants Watch page for 2017 - 2018 grants and reports. -- Not done

4. - Facilitate WIkipedia editing workshop with Art on Our Mind at Wits Writing Center. -- Done

5. - Facelift of Luganda wikipedia main page and automation of rotating templates, in collaboration with Erina. -- Done

Did not attend Wikimania 2005 Frankfurt | Did not attend Wikimania 2006 Boston Did not attend Wikimania 2007 Taipei Did not attend Wikimania 2008 Alexandria Did not attend Wikimania 2009 Buenos Aires Did not attend Wikimania 2010 Gdańsk | Did not attend Wikimania 2011 Haifa Attended Wikimania 2012 Washington, D.C. Attended Wikimania 2013 Hong Kong Attended Wikimania 2014 London Did not attend Wikimania 2015 Mexico City | Did not attend Wikimania 2016 Esino Lario Did not attend Wikimania 2017 Montréal Attended Wikimania 2018 Cape Town Attended Wikimania 2019 Stockholm Wikimania 2020 does not exist, it is Wikimania 2021 |


I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, but this is my personal account. Edits, statements, or other contributions made from this account are my own, and may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

My User space
To-do Items Archive WMZA - Grants Watch Wikiindaba - Watch My Programs Dashboards Sand Box Sand Box 1