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New year, new man

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 Tukula.org, 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 [...]

Viruses

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 [...]

Thanks!

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.. [...]

Solomon

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.