Monday, May 5, 2014

Photo Contest - Wiki Loves Earth 2014 in Ghana

Wiki Loves Earth
 is an international photo contest of taking pictures of natural heritage that will take place in 1 May — 30 June.  Planning Wikimedia Ghana is glad to be part of this year's Wiki Loves Earth. (Wiki Loves Earth 2014 in Ghana)

As part of our participation, we are encouraging all Ghanaians and non-Ghanaians to photograph and upload photos of natural heritage sites in Ghana under free license (CC-BY-SA 3.0) for the promotion of free contents on Wikimedia Foundation projects especially Wikipedia; which is used by thousands of individuals around the world.

How to participate

  • Prepare your photos of any Ghanaian natural heritage site
  • Sign in or Create a New Account on Wikimedia Commons
  • Name your photos well
  • Use our Upload Button here OR Click here to upload as many as you can
  • Share your upload success on social media with our hashtags: #wlegh #wleghana #wle2014.
  • And wait patiently for the results! All the best!

What to upload

Photos of any natural heritage site in Ghana, such as:
  • National Parks
  • Forest Reserves
  • Protected areas
  • Beaches
  • Mountains
  • Caves
  • Waterfalls
  • Rivers, Lagoons, Ponds and lakes

Help Us

  • Tell your friends
  • Share on your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc)
  • Our social media hashtags are #wlegh #wleghana #wle2014
  • Write a blog post about us
  • Take part in the competition
  • Support us with cameras to take photos, internet or space to upload photos
  • Invite us the national park or natural heritage site you manage
  • Send us a message OR join us via


There are lots of fantastic prizes to be won by the top 10 pictures. All these 10 pictures will qualify for the next stage Wiki Loves Earth (World) prizes when they fall in the top 15 photos they are once again awarded with prizes from the Wiki Loves Earth International team.

Meet The WLE Ghana Team