What’s new with HFC
On November 25, 2022, Hackers for Charity Computer Training Center in Jinja, Uganda graduated 33 individuals. Congratulations to all of our graduates and thank you to all of our donators who make this possible.
Thirty three students of the forty five that we enrolled completed their three month course and passed their examinations. They are going to get their certificates on 25th November, 2022.
One of HFC's partners, Love Anne Arundel County (Love AACo), was recently interviewed by radio station 98 Rock Baltimore, Maryland.
"Meet Christine, from no skills to now a skilled [...]
The last of thousands of Afghan refugees who awaited resettlement [...]
Now free, all they ask for is the ability to provide for their family and pursue their new lives. Unfortunately, even the best intentions result in failures. Some refugee families are still living in hotels. Imagine going on vacation with your family and living in a hotel room for months and months. Children’s bed times, food prep, proximity…can you sense the emotions?
On February 6th, HFC attended the Afghan Summit hosted by United Nations Association of the National Capital Area Chapter and Luminus Network for New Americans. As you watch this summit, you will get an introduction to inclusion and Afghan cultural competency, as well as hear firsthand about the current and future needs of recently arrived Afghans in Maryland.
You can help! Many families left with barely the [...]
While our efforts in Uganda have continued through the pandemic, we've also been busy here in the US. In August 2021, the world watched the tangled situation in Afghanistan. The United States (US) State Department, under a program called “Operation Allies Welcome,” granted about 74,000 refugees with Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) because of their selfless assistance to the US which put them in extreme danger from the Taliban.