First class for former Ugandan homeless (“street”) girls

2017-12-07T17:54:25-05:00July 24,2015|Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, Maker Training, Robotics|

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 [...]

Outernet, LittleBits, Farmers, RasPi, Pains of Fast Internet- All the things

2017-12-07T18:01:35-05:00June 25,2015|Chromebook, Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, Maker Training, RACHEL|

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 [...]

High-contrast, high-tech: Uganda’s first Outernet node!

2017-12-06T12:59:20-05:00June 17,2015|Hackers For Charity, Hackerspace, RACHEL|

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, [...]