Awarenet learners celebrated the opening of our video installation, connecting Awarenet in Makhanda to ITC High School in Syracuse, in US over more than 13.000 km. The excitement and joy to connect to another continent via the portal gave a great kickoff for the global learning project. The technical transmission is based on Zoom, Read more about Grand Opening of Video Portal to Syracuse[…]
Former awarenet learner and intern Mcvay Boko just returned from an exciting year as a volunteer in Germany! It has been a long journey with awarenet for Mcvay who first joined our program as a high school learner in 2009 and through his internship from 2015-17 received the opportunity to volunteer in Germany in 2017 Read more about Mcvay and his year as a volunteer in Germany[…]
One year, 12 months, 365 days sounded incredibly long but the time flew by as fast as the airplane that brought us here on the 18th of August 2017. Our year was full of adventures, with positive as well as negative experiences, and daily challenges. Now we are sitting here and will take a short Read more about A trip down memory lane[…]
awarenet is now connected to the PayPal financial service. This means that you are now able to donate money easy, fast and more convenient than using other methods. You can just browse through our website and open the page “Donate Online”, there you will find a little Donate button. If you click on it you Read more about awarenet is paypaling[…]
The Joza Youth Hub Open Day took place on the 26th of May and we were having lots of fun. Feel free to have a quick read!
Kjetil and Max have been attending a conference hosted by the AGYI, the “African German Youth Initiative”. Its goal is to make youth exchanges between African countries and Germany easier as well as more accessible. The AGYI is sponsored by “Engagement Global”, an agency of the German ministry for economic cooperation and development which also Read more about The awarenet-Team at the AGYI conference 2018[…]
Our former intern and awarenet learner Mcvay Boko is now abroad in Germany for a year. He is taking part in the North-South component of the volunteer program weltwaerts which is designed to facilitate cultural exchanges between countries of the global north and south. The program is subsidized by the German state through the Federal Read more about Mcvay in Bremen! The travails of an awarenet learner[…]
The awarenet movie making course “How to create a short movie from beginning to end” for young Open Lab users was offered in cooperation with Alette Schoon, a Rhodes University Journalism lecturer. The course took place on the 5th and 6th of December 2017. The school learners taking part in the course were taught to Read more about The awarenet movie making course[…]
Two weeks ago, we had the nice guys from the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, based in Trentino, Italy, teach our learners programming, using Blockly games.