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 [...]
Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog. This project is incredible. And incredibly DIFFICULT. We have been working with kids in Canada and the kids in Uganda to see if it is possible to develop a system where we can control one another’s [...]
The power of passion, community & mentorship Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog! There were drones, there were robots, videography, photography, interviews, demos, teaching, learning and a whole lot of fun! A day that none of us will forget! Emma from Malaika Media in [...]
Peter landed a job after getting free training from our CTC. But he served as a volunteer instructor in the CTC for eight months! He lost his job after the company went bankrupt and he's still volunteering!
Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog. Yesterday we spent the morning out at St. Mathius Kalemba Secondary School, home of our Nazigo Makerspace and the Fusbots Robotics team. We wanted to congratulate the students on their amazing performance as rookies at the GISU [...]
There's no running water and no power at Nanso Primary School on a tiny island in Lake Victoria in Uganda, East Africa. However, there are lots of eager students who have learned a ton of theory but have had no hands-on experience with technology.Michelle, an instructor representing Just Cause Uganda, took a bunch [...]