Hindi EduZcash


Hindi EduZcash

Applicant name:

Shantanu Upadhyay

Team member name:

Bhavesh Kumar Singh

Pitch: A one-liner elevator pitch version of your proposal

Educating about Blockchain and Zcash in Hindi Regional language using videos, infographics, blogs and other social media platforms

Total Request (USD):

$25000.00 USD

Have you previously received a grant from Zcash Community Grants (formerly called ZOMG) or ZF?


Are you seeking or have you received funding from other sources for this proposed project?


Applicant background:

1.We are two team leaders Shantanu and Bhavesh, we have experience of community building in Status wallet India and Dfinity India. Along with that we have moderators who overlook the day to day functioning of our community on various social platforms 24×7.

Description of Problem or Opportunity:

As most of the web3 content is available in English it is untouched by the people in tier2 cities and villages , we intend to make content in regional languages and in easy way to bring them closer to the web3 and Zcash ecosystem.

Proposed Solution: Describe the solution at a high level.

It will help in increasing Social presence of Zcash in India especially on Twitter, Telegram and Discord. Will bring new talents to the ecosystem and will also familiarize Indian youth with the Zcash and its benefits.

Solution Format: What is the exact form of the final deliverable you’re creating?

A ecosystem of spreading blockchain and Zcash education in Hindi language.

Technical Approach: Dive into the how of your project. Describe your approaches, components, workflows, methodology, etc. Bullet points and diagrams are appreciated!

Use of Youtube, Twitter , Linkedin and Blogger along with Webinars and Spaces etc to spread awareness and knowledge.

Dependencies: What external entities is your project dependent on? What involvement is required from ZF, ECC, and/or other external organizations? Who would have to incorporate your work in order for it to be usable?

We would need key people from ZF to address webinars that we will be organising for regional community in India.

Execution risks: What obstacles do you expect? What is most likely to go wrong? Which unknown factors could jeopardize success? Who would have to incorporate your work in order for it to be usable?

Main obstacle is the crypto winter that is driving people away from web3. We would need more technical support from ZF.

Unintended Consequences: What are the negative ramifications if your project is successful? Consider usability, stability, privacy, integrity, availability, decentralization, interoperability, maintainability, technical debt, requisite education, etc.

Main issue will e to keep running it efficiently in long run.

Evaluation plan: What metrics for success will you share with the community once you’re done? In addition to quantitative metrics, what qualitative metrics will you commit to report?

Educating around 1500 new people about Blockchain and Zcash Ecosystem.

Better Material in term of blogs, videos, infographics in Hindi language with more traffic and hype about Zcash in India.

Hardware/Software total budget:

$2000.00 USD

Please provide justification for the total hardware/software budget:

Getting Premium Canva software for Infographics and Video Creation.

Zoom Meetings Membership

Video Camera

Mic for voice recording

Computer and Mobile device along with Internet and electricity charges

Projector for Physical Meetup.

Services total budget (cloud, hosting, etc.):

$2000.00 USD

Please provide justification for the total services budget:

Medium Page annual membership

Giveaways and Other Contests to bring interactive community of Learners

Compensation total budget:

$21000.00 USD

Please provide justification for the total compensation budget:

For whole Project completion period-

Community and Team Leaders who will manage everything : 12000 between Team Leaders

Video and Infographics Creator : 5000

Content writers(Hindi Language) : 3500

Researcher intern : 500

Do you require startup funding?


Start up funding - detailed explanation:

To Buy Hardware and software for work along with onboarding content writers and video creators.

Start up funding - USD value of payout upon approval of grant:


Milestone 1 - estimated completion date:


Milestone 1 - USD value of payout upon completion of deliverables:


Deliverable 1.1

15 Videos in Hindi

Deliverable 1.2

12 Hindi Blogs

Deliverable 1.3

12 Hindi Infographics

Deliverable 1.4

1500 Twitter Followers

Deliverable 1.5

5 Twitter Spaces

Total proposed USD value of grant:

$25000.00 USD

How was the project timeline determined?

Based on Experience and calculation to execute the Deliverable outcomes.

Application submission date:


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Hi @ashavaadi - Welcome to the forum, and thank you for submitting your grant proposal! We will review it in the upcoming weeks and reach out if we have any questions.

In the meantime, if you have any questions for us, you can post them to this thread or DM us at @ZcashGrants.



Hi, is there any past work you can provide for reference?

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yes you can look @dfinityindia on Twitter , it was promoted by our team https://twitter.com/DfinityIndia

Have got email of the minutes of last community meeting , Saw that there are some apprehensions regarding our prior work in web3 space , so i am posting some of the samples of our community and education work:
*Hindi website and its content created by our team : Status - Private, Secure Communication , you can see for the Status India community group on official website of status here with our team member Bhavesh name as India head here : Status - Community Groups

*You can also look for ashavaadi as contributor for hindi language work for status in this Github page : GitHub - status-im/translate.status.im: Help translate Status into your language! , ashavaadi (ashavaadi) / Repositories · GitHub

*Link of Twitter spaces for ICP India( Twitter handles @dfinityindia , @ashavaadi , @Bhavesh35421489) with core Dfinity Team : https://twitter.com/herbertyang/status/1595752742005665795

*Link of some of the Hindi Blogs we made :


@aquietinvestor @prabh

@ashavaadi, thank you for your submission. After consideration from @ZcashGrants , and sufficient time for the community to provide feedback on the forum, the committee has decided to reject this proposal.

The committee appreciates your grant submission efforts and encourages you to continue as an active member of the Zcash community going forward both here on the forum and the below avenues as well if you are interested.