Computer Training Center

Empowering our neighbors with hands-on computer training at the CTC

2019-06-13T19:15:41+00:00 January 9,2019|Computer Training Center, Hackers For Charity|

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 [...]

Two new brilliant “Street kids” taking free training

2017-12-06T15:23:27+00:00 July 2,2016|Computer Training Center, Hackers For Charity|

Kirundi Ibrahim Katibo is 15 years old. After his father was “Driven mad” after an unidentified disease, Ibrahim was left with his mother who is jobless. He was later taken to his aunt’s place where life “did not move well for him” even though he attended some free elementary-level education sponsored by [...]

3D Printing, Robotics and Electronics “Road Show” in Kenya

2017-12-07T18:01:35+00:00 June 7,2016|3D Printing, Computer Training Center, Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, LittleBits, Maker Training, Robotics|

When we first came to Uganda seven years, our goal was to put computers in schools because we knew that technology training was not only a necessity, it's fun and inspirational, especially when the students have had limited (or no) access to equipment. However, installing computers in classrooms was a problem because [...]