Wikimedia South Africa is a Wikimedia chapter for the Republic of South Africa. It is incorporated as a Section 21 (non-profit-making organisation) under South African law. It was founded in 26 March 2011, and was approved as a chapter by the Wikimedia Foundation on 27 February 2012. This chapter will promote local awareness of the projects and their proper academic use, encourage translation efforts into local languages, support the creation of local free knowledge and media and offer scholarships for promising local students. Please visit the contact us link if you are interested in joining this chapter.