What’s new with HFC

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 [...]

Training Center graduate Jessica finds employment in Jinja, Uganda

2019-03-13T18:58:39+00:00 November 13,2018|Hackers For Charity|

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 [...]

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

2019-03-13T18:51:25+00:00 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. [...]

Our robotics team at GISUTECH Competitions – Uganda

2018-05-16T11:55:33+00:00 May 15,2018|Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace|

The Ugandan Computer Training Center and Hackerspace are 100% funded by our community at a total cost of only $10,000 per year! We are seeking sponsors to help us keep the facilities open. Please consider donating! The Galaxy International School Uganda National Robotics and Technology Competition was held on April 27th and [...]