"No red team, no blue team, just good works. Hackers for Charity lives up to the name." That's the headline of the recent blog post from our friends at ExtraHop. I was thrilled to hear of their "Red vs Blue" fundraising contest at this year's Blackhat conference. The fundraising aspect was pretty simple: [...]
Our robotics team in our hackerspace is doing some incredible work learning skills, having fun and winning competitions!
A young lady transformed from "shy" and unskilled student to "self-confident" and skilled instructor through the HFC CTC internship program.
Just wanted to post some photos of our awesome instructors at work in our Computer Training Center in Jinja Uganda. These folks are really doing some great work helping tech technology skills to the community! We have a lot of love for these guys and are so thankful for them!
The YMCA (“Young Men’s Christian Association") College of Business Studies, Jinja Uganda branch was started in 1962, the year of Uganda's independence. It is located in jinja town, along Jinja-Kampala Highway, across from the Crested Crane Hotel and Tourism Training Institute. This vocational college was started with the goal of training young [...]
What an amazing story! I don't have words. It's better to tell it in the words of our local Uganda staff. Here's the full update from our team in Jinja: NAGAI JESSICA AS SUCESSFUL YOUNG LADY FROM SLUMS. Nagayi Jessicawas born to unknown teenaged mother, she was raised in Work block walukuba village [...]
This is an interesting post to write because we set up the computer lab at Iganga Senior Secondary in Uganda way back in 2011! Check out that post here. We've come back to Iganga SS seven years later, and found the lab in great shape, and an active body of excited tech-savvy students. [...]
Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog. We borrowed an amazing “Little Bits Workshop Kit” that Johnny, the Hackers for Charity founder had brought to the Hackerspace but that had not seen any action as of yet. This is a really simple snap-together magnetic [...]