Grant ID: 866aaxvm6
In other to spread awareness of the Graph and Web3, this proposal aims to deliver the first in a series of educational workshops in select Universities across Africa.
The purpose of these events is to onboard new users, developers, and partners who are passionate about the Graph.
For this proposal, we will initially target students within the higher education sector across Nigeria.
Describe what your project does or is aiming to do in 50 characters or less:
It is often said, knowledge is power, and so this proposal aims to empower by holding a series of educational workshops in select universities.
How far along are you?:
Not started yet
Why did you pick this idea to work on? Do you have domain expertise in this area? How do you know people need what you’re making?:
What’s new about what you’re making? What substitutes do people resort to because it doesn’t exist yet (or they don’t know about it)?:
What’s your vision for how your project will impact The Graph and/or web3?:
We estimate reaching an audience of over 100,000 people consisting of developers, academics, and students with educational resources centered on the Graph and Web3.
How will you measure success?:
- Number of attendees
- Workshops and content delivered
- Participant survey/interviews
What milestones will you achieve in the coming weeks/months, with or without the grant?:
Milestone 1: Workshop Planning and Preparation (4 Weeks)
Completion of this milestone involves designing and curating the workshop content and curriculum, ensuring it covers the key aspects of The Graph blockchain technology. It involves allocating 100 hours to create a comprehensive workshop plan. Additionally, speaker fees and travel expenses for experts in the field are included, as well as marketing and promotional activities to generate awareness for the workshop. The milestone also accounts for venue rental and logistical arrangements to ensure a suitable environment for the workshop.
Milestone 2: Workshop Execution and Delivery (8 Weeks)
Progress toward completion of this milestone can be measured by looking at whether the workshop took place with a duration of 160 hours dedicated to its facilitation, and whether qualified professionals were recruited to lead sessions and engage participants. Technical support and equipment for a seamless workshop experience are also accounted for. Guest speakers with expertise in blockchain technology will also contribute their insights and expertise to the event.
Milestone 3: Workshop Evaluation and Follow-up (1 Week)
This milestone focuses on evaluating the workshop’s effectiveness and gathering participant feedback. A total of 60 hours is allocated for evaluating the outcomes and analyzing feedback. A comprehensive report and documentation summarizing the workshop and its impact are also prepared. This milestone ensures that the workshop’s objectives are met and provides valuable insights for future improvements.
Please select who you think will benefit from your project?:
Curators, Delegators, Indexers, Subgraph Developers, Other
How much funding are you looking for? (USD):
Provide a breakdown of your requested funding:
Contributors cost= $14,705
(5 Assistant Faccilators = $4,700)
(1 Lead = $5,800, in addition to $4,111 for preparation work)
For a more detailed cost breakdown of the funding requested, please read the doc found here (Detailed Budget Breakdown - Google Docs).
Have you applied for (or already received) funding from somewhere else?:
If yes, please describe where you’ve received funding from and how much you have, or will, receive:
Can you share any information about current/past web3 experience?:
Over the past 5 years, I have actively immersed myself in the world of decentralized technologies. I have gained hands-on experience with blockchain platforms and decentralized applications. Through my involvement in various projects, I have collaborated with diverse teams, contributing to developing and implementing web3 solutions.
For example, I have worked as a Quality Assurance Specialist, a Project Ambassador, and a Web3 Writer. These experiences have deepened my technical skills and reinforced my passion for creating innovative and impactful solutions in the web3 space. I am excited to continue expanding my web3 expertise and contribute to the growth of this remarkable ecosystem.
Why are you interested in contributing to The Graph and/or web3?:
I am genuinely enthusiastic about contributing to The Graph and web3 for several reasons. Firstly, I believe in the transformative potential of decentralized technologies in creating a more inclusive and transparent digital landscape. Secondly, The Graph’s approach to indexing and querying data opens up exciting possibilities for developers and users alike. Lastly, I am inspired by the vibrant and supportive community that surrounds The Graph and web3, and I am eager to collaborate, learn, and make a positive impact together.
Are you applying as a team or individual?:
What type of grant are you pursuing?:
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