We are so grateful from the young ladies from Just Cause Uganda, who came all the way from Canada to train this great group of former homeless ("street") girls in our Jinja, Uganda hackerspace. Here's their blog entry from the last week of robotics training, copied from their web site: The girls [...]
We’re proud to announce our first robotics course designed especially for Ugandan girls! In this class, we brought in former homeless (“street”) girls from Mirembe Cottage for Street Girls (http://www.sonriseministriesinc.org/mirembecottage). We worked alongside Sarah and Michelle from http://www.justcausecanada.org. The class was such a raging success that we’re prepping the girls for an [...]
It’s been a crazy couple of days. I can hardly keep up. Sorry in advance that this post is so scatterbrained. First, we have a new line on Internet service. It’s not public so I can’t talk too much about it, but let’s say that we now have redundant internet at the [...]
We have some pretty wickedly cool things going on in Uganda right now, and I managed to capture the essence of it with photos. The small dish on the left hand side is our UTL nano bridge for our Internet. The workers on the roof are installing a larger 90cm satellite dish, [...]
I would be completely untrustworthy if I didn't post cat videos. Clearly Ugandan cats love littleBits! Mark Smith's first full day in Uganda. We're unpacking and trying things out. The cats are hilarious. This wasn't expected. Thank you, Andrew Oundo for making this happen!