Why is Wikipedia taking money from visitors ?


Wikipedia has added a donation option to each of its pages

Wikipedia has said that it is seeking donations to improve the maintenance and services of Wikipedia.

wiki says - Please don't scroll past this. This Monday, we request you to sustain Wikipedia's independence. 98% of our readers don't donate; they simply keep reading

This Monday we request you to protect Wikipedia. All we ask is ₹ 50

Wikipedia has said that this donation is being done for the people who put the information and for the maintenance of Wikipedia.