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Saturday, 19th December 2009

MSMAS donates to Wikipedia ....

MSMAS Founder, Roger Payne Kyoshi donated today to Wikipedia after a personal appeal from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales....

 

Quote by Kyoshi Payne : "The person who knows everything has already descended into ignorance ..."

Response from Wikipedia..

Dear Roger,

Thank you for your gift to the Wikimedia Foundation, received on December 19, 2009.

Your donation celebrates everything Wikipedia stands for: the power of information, freedom, sharing, learning and discovery.   Thank you so much for helping keep Wikipedia freely available for its 330 million readers around the world.

Many people love Wikipedia, but surprisingly few know it's run by a non-profit.  Please help us spread the word, by forwarding this e-mail to a few of your friends.

Again, thank you.  I'm really, really happy to have your help.

Sincerely Yours,

Sue Gardner
Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation

 

& from Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia..

Wow. What can I say? Thank you.

We’ve just ended the most successful fundraiser in our history, $7.5 million USD raised in less than 8 weeks.

Incredible. But I’m not surprised.

In 2001, I took a bet on people, and you’ve never let me down.

You have created the largest collection of human knowledge ever assembled: 14 million encyclopedia articles in 270 languages, still growing and getting better every day. You have supported, funded and protected it.

Advertising doesn’t pay for Wikipedia. You do. Wikipedia is the fifth most visited website on earth – 340 million people last month – and we run our servers and pay our lean staff entirely with donations.

Your donations keep Wikipedia free to use and free of ads. Your donations keep spreading free access to knowledge all across the earth.

Thank you for everything you give to make Wikipedia a reality. I’ve been inspired by your comments, and feel privileged to witness your passion for Wikipedia.

“When I'm at a loss for answers in life, you are always here to rescue me!” - Lauren Sierra
“To my 6-year-old son, Wikipedia is a wonderful window into the world's knowledge.” - Pilgrim Beart
“Wikipedia é muito importante para todos. É uma conquista da humanidade.” - Fernando Borba
"Wikipedia is all about fulfilling one simple need: immediate access to high quality information on any topic you can think of. That is why I’m glad to support it." - Joao Nunes
It’s an amazing story. There’s nothing else like it.

And if you haven’t yet made a contribution to support Wikipedia, it’s not too late. You can still make a gift to support the free and open sharing of knowledge. Just click here.

I also encourage you to support our friends:

Creative Commons makes it easier for anyone to share and build upon the work of others. Make a donation to Creative Commons.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation defends the rights of all Internet users. Make a donation to the EFF.
The Free Software Foundation promotes the development of free software and supports the rights of computers users. Make a donation to the FSF.
Thank you again.

Wikipedia forever,

Jimmy Wales

Founder, Wikipedia

 

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