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Members play a key role in shaping the future of the Chapter.  For just R30 a year or a once off R300 for a lifetime membership you can be part of a community and help determin impact the movement in South Africa as well as the global movement.
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Joining is as easy as '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrHYtM47eSkLytPOPRUgmXHQErOTKkAEzB9b0eCnNXlpdSxA/viewform signing up here]'''  
 
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Joining Wikimedia ZA, the South African chapter for Wikipedia editors, is easy.  Just fill in the '''signup form [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1xPjol_f6CL93ZbhctEu5shIDhjn_8NUyWw9D8qO3Kbk here]''' or at the button above then pay your membership fee and send through proof of payment to [mailto:douglas.scott@wikimedia.org.za to the Administrator] (douglas {dot} scott {at sign} wikimedia {dot} org {dot} za).
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'''Benefits of joining'''
 
'''Benefits of joining'''
  
*You are supporting our goals and our work
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Members play a key role in shaping the future of the Chapter. Our chapter is 100% volunteer run. We collectively decide how to spend our contributions, whether it is to contract accounting and administrators to support us in getting and maintaining grants, or for coordinating events or getting members to visit and help grow our communities, any activity to bring the power of Wikipedia to our people. 
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*Your contribution helps free up the time of our volunteers to focus on what they are good at
 
*You can vote at our AGM, where our Board is elected and administrative motions are passed
 
*You can vote at our AGM, where our Board is elected and administrative motions are passed
 
*Our members get discounts for local meetings and local Wikimedia Conferences
 
*Our members get discounts for local meetings and local Wikimedia Conferences
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Membership fees are set annually by our members and are currently '''R30 a year''' ''or'' a once off '''R300 for a lifetime membership''' for an individual. We keep fees low to ensure no one is discouraged from adding their voice to ours as a member of the charity, however please consider making an additional donation to support our work to make knowledge freely available and reusable online.
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As of 18 July 2018 Wikimedia ZA elected to change its membership fee structure to a donation driven system.  You now have a choice to make a '''donation of any amount''' as your membership contribution, either on an annual or monthly basis.  
  
To make your payment, please see the chapter's banking details below.
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Please '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdrHYtM47eSkLytPOPRUgmXHQErOTKkAEzB9b0eCnNXlpdSxA/viewform sign up here]'''. You will receive an email confirmation where you can make a contribution via credit card, EFT or cryptocurrency.
  
The easiest way is via electronic banking and making a deposit into Wikimedia ZA's account at the details below:
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'''Stay active and appraised of chapter activities by:'''
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* Signing yourself up for [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaza  '''Wikimedia ZA mailing list'''] <br />
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:: The mailing list is the primary way in which Wikimedia ZA keeps it members informed.  Signing up to the mailing list is open to anyone. You don't need to be a chapter member to join it.
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* Learn more about South Africa related topics on Wikipedia at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:South_Africa '''South Africa Portal''']<br />
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_South_Africa '''WikiProject South Africa'''] is a collaborative effort to improve coverage on South Africa on Wikipedia.
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* Visit our [http://www.facebook.com/WikimediaZA '''Facebook Page''']
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* Follow us on [https://twitter.com/Wikimedia_ZA '''Twitter''']
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''' Support us financially '''
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Our board and finances are run by volunteers - that means nobody gets paid to do any of this work - but we do need to spend money to organize travel and events, help with data, and to print materials that can help the free knowledge movement.
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The easiest way to make a financial contribution, is via Payfast. Click on the Payfast button below to make a donation.
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Alternatively you can donate via electronic banking and making a deposit into Wikimedia ZA's account at the details below:
 
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::Branch Code:                                  '''001255''' <br />
 
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'''Keep infromed of Chapter activities by:'''
 
 
* Sign up for the [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaza  '''Wikimedia ZA mailing list'''] <br />
 
:: The mailing list is the primary way in which Wikimedia ZA keeps it members informed.  Signing up to the mailing list is open to anyone. You don't need to be a chapter member to join it.
 
* Learn more about South Africa related topics on Wikipedia at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:South_Africa '''South Africa Portal''']<br />
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_South_Africa '''WikiProject South Africa'''] is a collaborative effort to improve coverage on South Africa on Wikipedia.
 
* Visit our [http://www.facebook.com/WikimediaZA '''Facebook Page''']
 
* Follow us on [https://twitter.com/Wikimedia_ZA '''Twitter''']
 

Latest revision as of 21:25, 2 June 2020

Join Wikimedia South Africa

Noun project 288 za.svg
Singup form WMZA.svg

Joining is as easy as signing up here

Benefits of joining

Members play a key role in shaping the future of the Chapter. Our chapter is 100% volunteer run. We collectively decide how to spend our contributions, whether it is to contract accounting and administrators to support us in getting and maintaining grants, or for coordinating events or getting members to visit and help grow our communities, any activity to bring the power of Wikipedia to our people.

  • Your contribution helps free up the time of our volunteers to focus on what they are good at
  • You can vote at our AGM, where our Board is elected and administrative motions are passed
  • Our members get discounts for local meetings and local Wikimedia Conferences


Membership fees

As of 18 July 2018 Wikimedia ZA elected to change its membership fee structure to a donation driven system. You now have a choice to make a donation of any amount as your membership contribution, either on an annual or monthly basis.

Please sign up here. You will receive an email confirmation where you can make a contribution via credit card, EFT or cryptocurrency.


Stay active and appraised of chapter activities by:

The mailing list is the primary way in which Wikimedia ZA keeps it members informed. Signing up to the mailing list is open to anyone. You don't need to be a chapter member to join it.

Support us financially

Our board and finances are run by volunteers - that means nobody gets paid to do any of this work - but we do need to spend money to organize travel and events, help with data, and to print materials that can help the free knowledge movement.


The easiest way to make a financial contribution, is via Payfast. Click on the Payfast button below to make a donation.

Payfast v2 logo.png

Alternatively you can donate via electronic banking and making a deposit into Wikimedia ZA's account at the details below:

Swift Code: BZAZAJJ
Bank: Standard Bank
Account type: Business Current Account
Account number: 02-011-989-5
Account name: WIKIMEDIA ZA NPC
Branch Code: 001255
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