Hackers? For Charity?
In general, a hacker is “a skilled computer expert that uses their technical knowledge to creatively overcome a problem”. We are hackers (most of us security experts) that use our superpowers to make the world a better place. We highlight projects and acts of service and help flatten the learning curve so you can join us.
HFC Story – Christine
"Meet Christine, from no skills to now a skilled lady. She is one of the students who learned computer skills at Hackers for Charity's Computer Training Center for free. She works as a receptionist at ALINISAA HOTEL AND SPA in Jinja [...]
Thank you ShmooCon 2022!
While this update is long delayed, it isn't without a deep respect for both Bruce and Heidi Potter who never cease to amaze me with their conference and generosity. After years apart, ShmooCon 2022 once again balanced the chaos of this world with the necessity to embrace all that life throws at us. THANK YOU for stepping out in faith!
The last of thousands of Afghan refugees who awaited resettlement at eight U.S. military installations departed Saturday from a base in New Jersey, completing a journey that started with the chaotic evacuation from Kabul in August.“Successful resettlement and integration won’t happen in [...]
Afghan Refugee Assistance: A much longer road…
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?
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