HFC LittleBits training at Jinja Uganda Senior Secondary

2017-12-07T18:01:35-05:00November 7,2016|Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, Maker Training|

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 [...]

The birth of the “Jinja Robotics” team at the HFC Uganda hackerspace!

2017-06-22T12:28:12-05:00July 28,2016|Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, Robotics|

We met with the robotics students from Jinja SS at Hackerspace for the first time on Monday night. After a quick orientation where we gave a tour of the facility and we went over some newly established rules that we posted for the Hackerspace, some keys to being successful with STEM projects. [...]

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

2017-12-07T18:01:35-05:00June 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 [...]