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2014-06-24T02:13:49+00:00 June 24,2014|Hackers For Charity, Johnny, Long Journey To Africa, News|

Disclaimer: I suspect that this will be an unpopular post because it seems heavy-handed and I talk about God, and spiritual matters. I'm sorry if this offends you. This is a personal post, and since I don't have a personal blog, I'm posting it here. Note that HFC is not religiously-affiliated, although [...]

2017-11-15T15:29:44+00:00 June 8,2011|Computer Training Center, Long Journey To Africa|

Tim Kettering visited with us today at the Computer Training Center. A former member of Geek Squad, Tim came to Jinja to work with, Ekisa and Amani. He heard about Hackers for Charity and wanted to help us any way he could. I thought first of our technicians, Gerald and Sparks [...]


2011-05-25T02:43:54+00:00 May 25,2011|Long Journey To Africa|

Yesterday was a horrible day. More on that later. I did help one lady that came in, and I see that as my single accomplishment. She brought in this thumb drive she had taken to a print shop in town. They put it in their computer and it stopped working. Take a [...]


2017-12-05T18:00:34+00:00 May 23,2011|Long Journey To Africa, RACHEL|

I'm back from the US and I just wanted to send a quick thank you to the folks that put in the time and energy to send us gear this time around. - Sam Kinch for downloading Rachel (again) along with lots of other goodies too big for us to download ourselves.. [...]


2011-04-30T05:51:44+00:00 April 30,2011|Hackers For Charity, Long Journey To Africa|

Here's a short compilation of Solomon, a young guy that lives here in Uganda. I met him about two years ago, and then he disappeared. It turns out he was in Iraq working alongside the US military. That's a story in itself.