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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Awesome news from the HFC Hackerspace, reported by Michelle from the Just Cause Uganda Blog. We spent the better part of Tuesday morning on a traffic ridden drive to Kampala on a mission. This was because unfortunately, the drone kit contained ask the parts except the propellors!!! So the students working [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
See how HFC is taking kids from rural Uganda and kickstarting them with robotics skills. Our goal is no less than the VEX world championship!
We're big fans of maker skills and robotics, and of course we're bit fans of LittleBits as well. It offers such an easy way to get into making and inventing, and it's accessible for kids of any age in any culture. Here are a few photos of our staff teaching the students [...]