After many years of running Hackers for Charity in Uganda, who would have thought that a virus would have caused so much havoc in 2020? It's quite impressive that we have taught thousands of children computer literacy in Uganda and would often travel to remote high schools to teach life changing skills [...]
This week was an exciting and very busy week for the hackers in the Hackerspace. The children were exposed to a brand new technology that they had never seen before: 360 cameras. These cameras have two lenses that allow for you to take photos, or videos, in 360. The reaction of the [...]
"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 [...]