Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda

 
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has received 1 donation
    • 2 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Programming Update
    By - Hannah Foehringer Merchant - Volunteer
    Over the past several months, Project Focus has continued to make progress towards fusing the need for permaculture training and access to internet service.  Currently, The Lyantonde Internet Center has attracted an array of community members.  Project Focus and its partner ICOD Action Network are actively...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    New Ways to Link Permaculture and ICT training
    By - Seva Gandhi - Staff Member
    In the past few months many exciting new developments have happened within the Lyantonde Internet Center Project.  Currently, Project FOCUS and our local partner ICOD Action Network are working together to create a three year sustainability plan for the center, as well as working on a plan to fuse together the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has received 3 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    ICT and Permaculture Training in Lyantonde
    By - Florencia Rojo - Project FOCUS Chicago
    With your help, the Lyantonde Internet Center opened its doors in June 2010, providing people with access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) previously unavailable in the area.Individuals now have access to the internet for personal and professional use, but the benefits of the center extend beyond...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    2010 - A Year to be Proud Of!
    By - Daniel Yang - Project FOCUS
    Project FOCUS started 2010 with our biggest goal ever: to build an Internet Center in Lyantonde, Uganda. Last year, you played a pivotal role in making this goal a reality. Please click here to view our 2010 Annual Report.In 2010... Our community contributed...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    ICT Essay Competition
    By - Daniel Yang - Co-Founder Project FOCUS
    This fall, our local partner ICOD Action Network hosted an essay competition for Ugandan students in secondary school. The essay competition was entitled "ICT a powerful tool," with the objective of assessing students' understanding of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and increasing the adoption of ICT among...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Vlog #5 – Agriculture Information Sharing Program
    By - Daniel Yang - Director
    As the Internet Café continues to develop, Grant has been working closely with ICOD to implement an Agriculture Information Sharing Program to bring better agriculture practices to rural villages surrounding Lyantonde. Our latest video blog highlights two group leaders who are receiving free ICT training so they can...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has received 11 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    ICT is Key to Rural Development
    By - Michael M. Ahabwe - Director of ICOD Uganda
    Director of ICOD, our Ugandan partner, publishes a letter in Uganda's leading newspaper - the Monitor: ICT is Key to Rural Development ‘…most farmers still lack access to information that is vital like commodity prices, accurate weather forecasts, availability of markets and what to grow when, using which...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Internet Cafe Opened!
    By - Grant Buhr - Uganda Country Director
    Its finally here! On June 5th, 2010 the Lyantonde Internet Center was launched. This project is a collaborative effort between ICOD and Project FOCUS several years in the making. We are very grateful to those who have supported us in this endeavor and are excited about the information the center will bring to the community...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Featured as a Model of Fundraising
    By - Daniel Yang - Co-Director
    This week, Project FOCUS was featured on Inveneo's ICTworks site as a model for fundraising in their story, 'How to Fundraise Money for Computer Labs and Internet Cafes in 3 Easy Steps.' While I can't think of anyone in Project FOCUS who would put the words "fundraising" and "easy" in the same sentence, Inveneo does a great...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Project FOCUS Video Log 3
    By - Grant Buhr - Uganda Country Director
    In this third video blog we get a look at the Bwera Information Center. The center was founded in 2003 as a community based organization and is run and owned by a consortium of about 40 local civil society organizations. Its mission is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the predominantly rural...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Project FOCUS Video Log 2
    By - Grant Buhr - Uganda Country Director
    Video Log 2 - A space for learning, sharing, creating and income generation! In his second video blog Grant welcomes the Project FOCUS community to the empty space that will soon be transformed into the community Internet Cafe. He also introduces Michael, the founder of our partnering organization, ICOD, and takes us on...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Project FOCUS Video Log 1
    By - Grant Buhr - Ugandan Country Director
    Our First Video Blog from Uganda! Welcome to the first of my video blogs from Uganda. http://www.youtube.com/user/ProjectFOCUSorg#p/u/3/T1IP-UrPVZ0 I hope this can help you to feel a little more connected to the lives you've touched in Lyantonde through your support of Project Focus and our work here. This is an...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Project FOCUS featured on Worldview
    By - Daniel Yang - Co-Director
    Project FOCUS was featured on the Chicago Public Radio program - Worldview. Our long-term volunteer, Grant Buhr, spoke with host Jerome McDonnell on the weekly Global Activism series about the history of Project FOCUS, our philosophies, and our current development project - an internet center in Southwestern Uganda. Listen...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda posted a progress report
    Press Release
    By - Daniel Yang - Co-Founder
    Project FOCUS is partnering with local organizations in rural Southwest Uganda to launch an Internet Cafe, providing access to information and communication previously unavailable to residents of the region. The Cafe will also provide technology skills training, a revenue source for a local community-run primary school, and...
    • 4 years ago
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    • Nitah
      Nitah Good job, we need more IT!
      • 4 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has received 7 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Project FOCUS

Chicago, Illinois, United States
http://www.projectfocus.org

Project Leader

Project FOCUS

Executive Director
Chicago, IL United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Internet Cafe in Lyantonde, Uganda