The awarenet Open Lab

The awarenet open lab is an open computer lab available to everyone in the Joza and neighboring communities in Makhanda, it is mainly used by school children of the surrounding primary and secondary schools. We also have a number of adults who come to use our open lab in the morning. They mainly use it Read more about The awarenet Open Lab[…]

VSA takes part in Trading Live for Mandela-Day

by Rieke and Antje   From the 18th to the 25th of July the event “Trading Live for Mandela Day” took place all over Grahamstown. The basic idea for Trading Live is that all Rhodes staff, students and community organizations donate 67 minutes of their time to build new relationships in the community. All members of the community could Read more about VSA takes part in Trading Live for Mandela-Day[…]

awarenet Open Day 2014

by Rieke Heitmueller. On Friday, the 25th of April 2014, it was time for our annual awarenet Open Day. It took place at C.M Vellem Primary School for two hours in the afternoon and is inspired by the international Girls in ICT Day. This initiative is backed by ITU (International Telecommunication Union) Member States as an Read more about awarenet Open Day 2014[…]

Successful awarenet Open Day

This year, the VSA organised its first awarenet Open Day to present the programme to the community and to attract more teachers from new schools to take part in the programme. Viv Quin organised the event and decided that CM Vellem Higher Primary School would be a good example due to their long participation and Read more about Successful awarenet Open Day[…]

The first awareNet Youth Fun Run

The awareNet Youth Fun Run is the VSA’s second community event that will hopefully become an annual event happening in the Grahamstown township (Rhini). The VSA plans, organises and prepares events on awareNet, together with the community, to give everyone a chance to participate, discuss their ideas and be involved in the outcome. On Peace Read more about The first awareNet Youth Fun Run[…]