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May 29, 2019 by Benjamin Balder Bach
malawi denmark tminds volunteers English

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FAIR provides ICT equipment for education in Malawi: We receive equipment from Danish companies and organizations. We safely wipe their data and ensure that the equipment has the quality to be transferred for a new year-long life at Malawian secondary schools. In this way, a single computer or laptop can reach hundreds of youths that would likely otherwise lack access to information technology in their education.

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Jan. 25, 2019 by Benjamin Balder Bach

We have an honorable non-human veteran in FAIR's Copenhagen workshop: It’s a laptop that has been around our workshop for as long as the workshop has existed (10 years). It proves a point about longevity of hardware being put to good use. Because it was manufactured to high standards and because we kept up with its maintenance, this Dell Latitude D505, marketed in 2004, is still operational after ...

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Jan. 17, 2019 by Benjamin Balder Bach
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Lots of equipment has been refurbished and packed through the past months, and we are as good as ready to load the next container.

We would like to extend our thanks to organizations that contributed with equipment through our company services: Toms Gruppen A/S, Møbeltransport Danmark, FOA, Novasol, Stepahead IVS, AAB Silkeborg, Christensen & Co, OperateIT A/S, Cbit A/S, Fælleskassen, Missionpharma A/S, Borup Privatskole, Thorvald Rein ...

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April 2, 2018 by Benjamin Balder 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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April 2, 2018 by Luiza Scalco
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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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Feb. 8, 2017 by Philip Douglass
danmark fest Danish English

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 Balder 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 Balder Bach
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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 Balder 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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