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April 2, 2018 by Luiza Scalco
tminds mzuzu malawi English

Reuben, 29 years old and currently assistant lecturer at the ICT Department at Mzuzu University, started at FAIR as a proud volunteer during his studies at Mzuzu University, and later became a staff member at the university. His experience at FAIR gave him the opportunity to put knowledge into practice, and  ultimately shaped his career, by giving him important tools to work with ICT for development as well as inspiration ...

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April 2, 2018 by Benjamin Bach
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I FAIR går vi op i at sikre privatliv og anden følsom data. En af hovedaktiviteterne i vores organisation er at overskrive data og dermed sikre, at de ikke falder i de forkerte hænder.

Derfor synes vi også, at GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) er et tiltag i den rigtige retning. Og som en organisation, der i forvejen behandler persondata, kan vi genkende mange af udfordringerne ...

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Feb. 8, 2017 by Philip Douglass
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Friday 17.Feb kl. 17:17, 2017, Birkedommervej 31, 3.sal, 2400 NV

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Kom og vær med til at invie det nye værksted og sociale rum! Der vil være drinks og info om vores arbejde. Vi har henover nogle intense uger bygget "nye" faciliteter (dvs genbrugt materialer fra nær og fjern) og malet alting i fantastiske farver. Det kommer til at danne rammerne for yderligere tusinder af genbrugte ...

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Jan. 22, 2017 by Benjamin Bach
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Kom og sving en skruemaskine eller en pensel og lær nye tricks - Vi bruger flotte farver maling og genbrugsmaterialer.

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Det er Morten og Elizabeth fra K-O-N-T-O, som har designet det nye værksted. Det skal være et godt sted at arbejde med genbrug og pakning af computere, li'som det bliver et socialt miljø ...

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March 1, 2015 by Benjamin Bach
intranet malawi offline open-source technicians English

Together with technicians from Mzuzu University, Malawi, a team from FAIR has been upgrading and maintaining 3 centres established in September 2013, approximately 1½ years after their birth. The upgrade has targeted especially the software and informational resources at the centres, and the future plans are to implement an efficient routine to keep distributing such updates not only to newly established centres, but also to those already members of the ...

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Dec. 11, 2014 by Benjamin Bach

We're not actually aboard the ship ourselves, but we do feel the waves crashing and imagine how long the beard of the captain is. Because our 4th consignment is now on its way. Once again, the destination is Malawi, a long-term commitment of FAIR Denmark.

The purpose of the shipment is to improve and broaden our projects in Malawi. Some of the equipment is thought of as upgrades for ...

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Oct. 31, 2014 by Bjarne Nielsen
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First shipment dispatched

Fair is extending the list of projects, and yesterday the first container bound for the Dongoro region in Ethiopia left our storage in Oslo. The project is a cooperation between Fair Norway and AGA Foundation. Israel Shuruamu, co-founder of AGA, and from the Dongoro region himself, attended the loading of the container. "This is a dream coming true for me," he says. "It is the moment I ...

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Sept. 25, 2014 by Benjamin Bach
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In September 2013, FAIR launched a joint project with Mzuzu University (Mzuni) in Northern Malawi. The project model was the continuation of our first pilot project efforts, and should prove that schools and local forces could join to bring about the necessary sustainable environment for educational ICT centres. Not least, the project is overseen by the Malawi Ministry of Education's regional division.

One of the big success stories of ...

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June 19, 2014 by Benjamin Bach
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We are happy to announce that FAIR is assisting Maarifa -- a new development eLearning project by the Norwegian governmental knowledge centre for free and reusable software, Friprogsenteret.

FAIR has mainly always concentrated on hardware and operating system infrastructure more than the content (we do like content, though!!). Maarifa on the other hand is an eLearning project founded on the basis of reusing already existing eLearning ressources, but keeping focus on ...

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Nov. 8, 2013 by Benjamin Bach
khan academy open access open content English

FAIR is happy to see the progress of the newly found Foundation for Learning Equality recently showcased in BBC Future (3:46).

First of all, their invention and on-going open source project KA Lite has meant availability of vast educational video materials and the potential of an online classroom environment in an otherwise offline ICT centre.

The vision is almost identical to FAIR's vision in Malawi, where centres apart ...

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