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Community Reviews across funding rounds

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Proposals Across Funding Rounds


Megan Hess Proposals (48)

French & Arabic resources &trainers

$12,000 Requested

<p>Many African entrepreneurs are not exposed to Cardano because the initial information is given in English.</p>

Fund: Fund 6 Challenge: F6: Multilingual resources
over budget Requested 16% of the fund.
0 (1)

Challenge: Prototype Diversified Voting Method

$150,000 Budget

<p>Can we implement a prototype demonstration of diversified voting and flexible funding for one challenge fund?</p>

Proposed in Fund: Fund 6
Budget 2.778% of the fund.
0 (1)

WADA Media Funnel for Proposers

$12,000 Received
$12,000 Requested

Solution: Create engaging visual content to document proposal journey from the bottom up, and to motivate new users to come to into Project Catalyst.

Fund: Fund 5 Challenge: F5: Proposer Outreach
completed Awarded 12% of the fund.
0 (1)

AdaQuad - Crowdfunding Platform

$24,900 Requested

Solution: Design a voting and funding method for Cardano Catalyst and other DOAs in the Cardano ecosystem.

Fund: Fund 7 Challenge: F7: Catalyst - Rapid Funding Mechanisms
over budget Requested 9.96% of the fund.
0 (1)


$37,800 Requested

Solution: Fuse known organizational standards into DAO models. Design distributed treasury system. Confirm quadratic voting and other voting models.

Fund: Fund 7 Challenge: F7: DAOs ❤ Cardano
over budget Requested 7.56% of the fund.
0 (1)

Dev Journey into DID/SSI* Paradigm

$12,000 Received
$12,000 Requested

Solution: Design and implement project based dev training curriculum to allow developers to learn through creating real solutions that integrate DID.

Fund: Fund 7 Challenge: F7: Accelerate Decentralized Identity
completed Awarded 2.824% of the fund.
0 (1)

Make Atala Prism DID THE Standard

$6,500 Received
$6,500 Requested

Solution: ISDR/GL is implementing degree DIDs based on the Atala Prism Framework and recruiting partner local universities & colleges to adopt it.

Fund: Fund 7 Challenge: F7: Accelerate Decentralized Identity
completed Awarded 1.529% of the fund.
0 (1)

TREEdano: Regenerative NFTrees

$25,714 Received
$27,000 Requested


Plant and turn each rare tree into a dynamic NFTree, creating awareness, facilitating their protection, tracking, and expansion.

Fund: Fund 8 Challenge: F8: Nation Building Dapps
funded Awarded 3.375% of the fund.
0 (1)

100+ Plutus Trained Women

$18,000 Requested

Solution: Launch training program specifically targeting women in Cameroon focusing on some Defi solutions (already funded) to address local problems.

Fund: Fund 8 Challenge: F8: Grow Africa, Grow Cardano
over budget Requested 7.2% of the fund.
0 (1)

SSI through ancestral Africa lenses

$30,000 Requested


Propose an interactive platform incorporating a unique journey to discover our real self through African lenses with a gaming component

Fund: Fund 8 Challenge: Self-Sovereign Identity
over budget Requested 7.5% of the fund.
0 (1)

+WADA Outreach=Smart Catalyst Users

$9,000 Requested

Solution: Build WADA a solid, scalable, distributed, proof of concept system/ Dapp from the ground up using Servant Server, Haskell, and Elm.

Fund: Fund 4 Challenge: F4: Distributed Decision Making
not approved Requested 18% of the fund.
0 (1)

Challenge: Functional Paradigm Onboarding

$21,000 Budget
Proposed in Fund: Fund 4
Budget 5.25% of the fund.
0 (1)

Parcel Delivery MVP Testing

$9,000 Requested

Solution: We test the dApp MVP on Cardano for a cheaper, faster and greener P2P postal delivery solution allowing anyone to deliver parcels going there anyways while making an extra income at the same time.

Fund: Fund 9 Challenge: Grow Africa, Grow Cardano
not approved impact proposal Requested 1.8% of the fund.
0 (1)

Nurturing Roots in Africa

$55,000 Received
$55,000 Requested

Solution: Funding the next level of support for new and existing Wada hubs across the continent. This will enable us to better collaborate, coordinate, educate and initiate building out local use cases.

Fund: Fund 9 Challenge: Grow Africa, Grow Cardano
completed impact proposal Awarded 11% of the fund.
0 (1)

Cardano Stand @ PROMOTE Conf 2024

$24,000 Requested

Solution: Secure a “Cardano Village” Stand and a Conference Slot at the upcoming 2024 PROMOTE Conference to introduce opportunities offered by the Cardano ecosystem to both software developers & entrepreneurs.

Fund: Fund 9 Challenge: Developer Ecosystem
over budget impact proposal Requested 2.4% of the fund.
0 (1)

Locally-Sourced Wada NFT Platform: Empowering African Artists through a Fair and Inclusive NFT Marketplace.

₳65,000 Requested

Solution: Innovative NFT platform curates African art, empowers artists with fair compensation, and enables art enthusiasts to discover and purchase.

Fund: Fund 10 Challenge: Building on NMKR
not approved Requested 16.464% of the fund.
0 (1)

Governance Hackathon: Cardano DRep Teams

₳300,000 Requested

Solution: A hackathon platform for development of governance capabilities. Utilize plural voting with payment &amp; rewards to facilitate the community in deciding the winning awards. Run a DRep team hackathon.

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Cardano Use Cases: Solution
not approved Requested 4% of the fund.
0 (1)

Alternative Catalyst voting schemes with new crypto protocols by IOG Research, Photrek, and the Catalyst Team

₳131,000 Received
₳500,000 Requested

Solution: A set of selected voting schemes for Catalyst, a research paper on their properties, comparison and recommendations for selection, a research paper on supporting cryptographic protocols for voting

Fund: Fund 11 Challenge: F11: Catalyst Systems improvements: Discovery
funded Awarded 33.333% of the fund.
0 (1)

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