Burundi Ecole Mahoro up and running – finally!

Ecole Mahoro in Burundi

In spring 2012 (!), computers were disassembled and reassembled again on a Saturday afternoon in the “Computerhotel” of Linux4Africa at the Linux4Afrika warehouse, also hard disks were exchanged and tested. 80 computers and monitors, keyboards, mice and all kinds of computer accessories were packed and went on a long voyage to Africa in a container in May 2012. The computers […]

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The South Africa Project

Zwei Helfer in Werners Garage

One and a half years ago, our member Peter Diez went to South Africa for vacation. It was there that Vuyani, a hiking guide of the Pondoland Walking Safari, made contact with a school in a rural area on the east coast near Lusikisiki. The idea was born to set up a PC room with donated PCs at the school.

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Generation Change: The new Linux4Afrika task force has started the work

The Linux4Afrika project has been supporting schools, universities and educational institutions for over ten years with a system based on Linux and open source software. In order to continue providing this assistance, it is important to pass on the knowledge to the next generation. With the new Linux4Afrika task force under the direction of Werner Buchholz, the project makes an […]

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Visit of Sr Emily from Kenya

For many years Linux4Afrika has supported St. Scholastica Catholic School of the Benedictine Missionary Sisters of Tutzing in Ruaraka, Nairobi. Invited by Linux4Afrika Sr. Emily, principal of the school, was our guest for some days at the end of March. A considerable and multicoloured program had been planned for Sr. Emily by the host families Scholtz and Merkel: trips with […]

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See you next year!

The last two days of our work (Sunday and Monday) consisted of HP finalizing a few server settings and cloning a few hard drives, while Stefan and Michael started freeing up space in the classroom by removing the unnecessary hardware and stowing all the spare items in the closet at the back of the room, inside somewhat neatly labeled cartons. […]

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