Iganga Senior Secondary Robotics Club Seven years after our first install!

2019-03-13T18:51:25-05:00 June 28,2018|Hackers For Charity|

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. [...]

The power of passion, community & mentorship

2018-06-26T08:28:43-05:00 June 26,2018|Hackerspace|

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 [...]

No power, no water, no problem. Tech education on Ugandan Island.

2018-06-23T11:19:57-05:00 June 23,2018|Hackerspace|

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 [...]

Special Delivery!

2018-06-26T08:58:39-05:00 June 10,2018|Hackerspace|

Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog. The last two years our students at the Hackerspace have attempted to build a drone as one of their projects. They were not successful with either attempt despite how innovative they were using all kinds of makeshift, [...]