Hackers for Charity was founded by Johnny Long, a professional hacker by trade, author by brute force, public speaker, “pirate by birth” and “ninja by training”. He travelled to Uganda in 2007 after his wife Jen was profoundly affected by a mission trip there the year before.Are there any hackers for charity in Uganda?
With the COVID19 pandemic impacting the world, it has been tough times for Hackers For Charity in Uganda also. With the lock-downs and school closures, the busy Computer Training Center has had to seek new ways to assist the community in COVID-safe [...]What do hackers do to make the world better?
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. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”Why are hackers so good at disaster relief?
Hackers have donated their skills and resources to disaster relief for decades, often jumping in well before larger organizations can mobilize. We are agile, natural problem solvers with high-tech skills in many areas of technology well-suited to disaster response.